(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Diana, Princess of Wales (L) and actress Naomi Watts. Naomi Watts will reportedly play Diana, Princess of Wales in a film biopic directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. ***LEFT IMAGE*** Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997), on a walkabout in Brixton, South London on October 27, 1983. (Photo by Reg Lancaster/Express/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE*** LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 08: Naomi Watts on the set of the 'Diana' movie on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
Princess Diana was an icon. And now she's the subject of a movie.
The trailer for Diana, the highly anticipated biopic on the Princess of Wales, has just been released and finds Naomi Watts pulling a Meryl Streep with what looks to be a note-perfect performance as the late royal, including her elegant hairstyle, natch.
The brief teaser kicks off with a stirring piano progression over a series of images, from Diana shaking hands with her devoted fans to a dazzling appearance on a red carpet to being surrounded by a phalanx of paparazzi as the most photographed woman in the world.
We then see Watts as the people's princess on a humanitarian mission for the Red Cross--all while being stalked by shutterbugs eager to snap pics of her love life and cash in on her fame.
The film, which chronicles Diana's relationships with British Pakistani heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan (Lost's Naveen Andrews) and businessman Dodi Fayed, hits theaters sometime this fall.