The first image of Naomi Watts in character as the late Diana, Princess of Wales has been released by film company Ecosse, who are producing the forthcoming biopic.
The British-born actress will star as the former Princess of Wales in a film that portrays the last two years of her life. Initially due to be called Caught in Flight, it was announced in February that it would now go by the simpler Diana and is due to be released some time throughout 2013. It is believed that the film will explore the princess's relationship with the heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, who will be played by Naveen Andrews and the discreet romantic affair between the two that began in 1995 and ended a few months before her death in August 1997. Douglas Hodge and Juliet Stevenson are also said to be staring in the film although it is unknown what parts they will play.
It is rumored that the film will also touch upon the princess's less secretive relationship with relationship with Dodi Al Fayed, son of multi-billionaire Mohammed Al-fayed, and her death following a Paris car crash.