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Kristen Stewart stars in upcoming film Spencer, the movie documenting Princess Diana’s tumultuous marriage to Prince Charles – here's when the film is set to come out and what it's all about.
The first photo of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana left movie fans truly speechless at the start of this year, when the Twilight actress began filming for Spencer.
Spencer is filmmaker Pablo Larrain’s imagining of the weekend Princess Diana decided to leave her marriage to Prince Charles while the family are at the Sandringham Estate.
It was announced last year Kristen would be taking the lead role, and in the first full trailer (above) from the film the actress looks almost identical to the Princess of Wales.
Kristen’s gaze is the spitting image of the look Emma Corrin also mastered last year for The Crown series four.
As the trailer garners the world’s attention, here are all the details on Kristen’s new movie, Spencer, from release date to cast…
Spencer has been written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and will the story of Princess Diana, played by Kristen, over one weekend as she spends Christmas at the Royal Family’s Sandringham Estate and decides to end her marriage to Prince Charles.
There’s not yet a trailer for the film, but fans are already loving the photo they’ve seen so far.
“Everything about this project screams ‘Kristen Stewart's Oscar win’ and let me say I am HERE FOR IT,” one person tweeted.
“I need to hear Kristen Stewart’s Diana voice like now!” added another.
Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins and Sean Harris are also in the cast of Spencer alongside Kristen Stewart.
Here's a complete list of the cast starring in Spencer:
Spencer will be released in cinemas on 5 November this year.
2022 will mark 25 years since Diana’s tragic death.