Diana Biopic “Spencer” Filming Moves to the UK
Production on Pablo Larraín’s Spencer has moved to the UK for the final stretch of filming. The film focuses on one weekend in the life of Princess Diana, as she spends the Christmas holiday with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, and decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.
Filming has been taking place in Germany, before now moving to the UK. An autumn 2021 release is expected. 2022 will mark the 25th anniversary of Diana’s death. Above is the second official look at Kristen Stewart in the title role. See the first look from January below….
Kristen Stewart (Clouds of Sils Maria) is Princess Diana, further cast include BAFTA Award nominee Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner, The Party), Academy Award nominee Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Paddington) and Sean Harris (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Prometheus). Jack Farthing (Poldark, Official Secrets) plays Prince Charles.
Read the following to learn more about the upcoming biographical drama…
December 1991: The Prince and Princess of Wales’ marriage has long since grown cold. Though rumours of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. This year, things will be a whole lot different…
SPENCER is directed by Pablo Larraín (Jackie) and written by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders).