Jessica Chastain: To star in Princess Diana role
In a new biopic, Britain's Princess Diana will be played by Jessica Chastain.
Thompson on Hollywood reports that, 'Caught in Flight' will tell the story of a secret affair between Lady Diana Spencer and heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan.
Oliver Hirschbiegel, director of 'Downfall', is attached to direct.
This new film has been described as a "love story between a princess locked in a tower and an ordinary man", and is go into pre-production in March 2012.
Before speaking of it to The Telegraph in 2008, Khan remained silent on the alleged affair for over a decade.
Chastain is best known for her roles in The Tree of Life, The Debt and The Help.
previously, actress Keira Knightley was attached to play the princess in a biopic from 'Pathe'.