‘Diana’ UK Trailer: Naomi Watts Plays the People’s Princess in a Bittersweet Love Story

25 Jul

Naomi Watts Channels Princess Diana On Set

The UK trailer for Diana has been released, according to NBC News.

It’s a story of man meets woman – only she was the most famous woman in the world.

In the first full-length trailer for the upcoming biopic Diana, Naomi Watts takes audiences into the private life of publicly-admired Diana, the Princess of Wales, as she fell in love with a heart surgeon, Dr. Hasnat Kahn (Naveen Andrews), in her final two years.

“He doesn’t treat me like a princess,” Watts’ Diana confides in friend. “It’s almost as if he doesn’t know who I am.”

But Diana’s passionate love affair with the Pakistani doctor – which followed her exit from the royal family, when she divorced from Prince Charles – was doomed, crippling under public scrutiny and pressure from his conservative Muslim family. The romance ended just before Diana’s death in a paparazzi-chased Paris car crash in 1997.

Diana is scheduled to open Sept. 20 in the U.K., but there is still no official U.S. release date.

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