NAOMI Watts is to live in London’s Kensington to prepare for the biggest film role of her career – as Princess Diana.
- The Sun
Caught In Flight starts shooting next month and she wants to soak up surroundings familiar to Diana.
Researchers will join her at locations Diana frequented, such as The Harbour Club and Beauchamp Place.
A source said: “Naomi wants to get into character before shooting starts.”
The movie is based on the last two years of Diana’s life.
Naomi has said she is “absolutely terrified” about taking on the role.
It must be daunting.
[WENN article] Naomi Watts moving to London to prepare for Princess Diana role
Naomi Watts is setting up home in the posh London borough where Princess Diana lived in preparation to play the royal on the big screen.
The British-born actress, who grew up in Australia, has been cast in Oliver Hirschbiegel’s upcoming drama “Caught In Flight,” which will tell the story of the last two years of the princess’ life before she died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.
The star recently admitted that she is “terrified” of playing such a high-profile role, but is taking her research seriously by moving to Kensington in the U.K. capital, the same area where Princess Diana lived in royal residence Kensington Palace.
She will also frequent some of her favorite hangouts, including The Harbour Club and Beauchamp Place, according to Britain’s The Sun newspaper.
A source tells the publication, “Naomi wants to get into character before shooting starts.”
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