Naomi Watts hopes Diana movie does not offend
London, November 17, 2012
First Published: 18:18 IST(17/11/2012)
Last Updated: 18:45 IST(17/11/2012)
Actress Naomi Watts, who is portraying the late Princess Diana in a biopic, hopes that the film does not offend anyone from the royal family.
Naomi Watts has undergone a dramatic makeover to play Diana, Princess Of Wales in the upcoming movie Caught In Flight, and she bears a striking resemblance to the late royal.
The 44-year-old actress said that she was concerned about taking on the iconic role as she feared Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry might
have problems with her portraying their late mother, reported Showbizspy.
"I was afraid of the comparison that comes with playing any iconic figure and because of her memory, we are fond of her memory," Watts said. Princess Diana died in a Paris car crash in August 1997. "And the way she died ... Is it going to open it all up again? We're certainly not trying to upset the boys, though they're men now. I hope they're okay with it," she added.