Is Jessica Chastain The Right Pick To Play Princess Di?


For anyone captivated by the fairytale wedding, public life and tragic death of Princess Diana, a Hollywood biopic seemed like only a matter of time. The matter of who should play the People’s Princess, however, seems like a matter of personal opinion. According to IndieWire, The Help‘s Jessica Chastain will be portraying the late Princess of Wales in the upcoming movie Caught in Flight. The film reportedly focuses on Diana’s alleged affair with Dr. Harsnat Khan, which director Oliver Hirschbiegel describes as “a love story between a princess locked in a tower and an ordinary man.” While the Tree of Life star is the latest casting pick, Keira Knightley was also up for the part. Hmmm, two talented ladies, one role that has “Oscar bait” written all over it. The movie doesn’t start filming until March 2012, which means we have plenty of time to ask ourselves the question…

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