FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
Naomi Watts will star as Princess Diana in "Caught in Flight," Ecosse Films said on Thursday.
The announcement is a surprise as early reports had "The Help" actress Jessica Chastain playing "Shy Di" in the biopic.
Watts spent her teenage years in Australia and got her career started there, but was born in England, meaning that one of the United Kingdom's greatest icon's will be played by an actress with roots in the country. Chastain, talented though she may be, hails from Northern California.
Coming on the heels of American born Meryl Streep's performance as Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady," that might have been an affront too far to the British acting community, who should probably get first crack at some of their historical figures.
"Caught in Flight" will be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, who is best known for "Downfall," his Oscar-nominated depiction of Hitler's last days.
Reese Witherspoon looked gorgeous in a Miu Miu satin navy blue top and black pencil skirt at the LA premiere of 'This Means War' at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood.
Elizabeth Hurley stepped out for amfAR New York Gala To Kick Off Fall 2012 Fashion Week at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. She showed off her cleavage in an exquisite gray gown featuring plunging neckline and asymmetrical hemline from her favorite designer Roberto Cavalli.
Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan drew attention to herself for all the wrong reasons at the amfAR New York Gala.
She was looking almost unrecognisable with her overly bleached hair, badly cut fringe and glazed expression.
Her white dress by Tom Ford did little to reveal her real age and the midi-length white shift dress, complete with modest v-neckline and sleeves, did little to flatter her figure.
Audrina Patridge flaunted her tanned and tone abs in brightly coloured orange, black and purple Puma workout gear as she made her way to the beach, where she took a few moments to stretch and gaze out in the South Bay area of Los Angeles.
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