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Jessica Chastain Tipped To Play Princess Diana In Controversial New Film

08/11/2011 09:43 | Updated 22 May 2015

Princess Diana, in a controversial new film about her life.

The Tree of Life actress has reportedly already agreed to play the late royal, in a story which explores her alleged romance with heart-surgeon Dr Hasnat Khan.

Jessica Chastain to play Princess Diana in film?Would Jessica Chastain make a good Princess Diana? Photos:PA

It is believed that the Princess of Wales was romantically-involved with Khan for a period of two years, shortly after her divorce from Prince Charles - and the film looks set to explore not only their romance, but Diana's reaction to the demise of the relationship.

According to The Guardian, the film - entitled Caught in Flight - is currently being touted to potential investors in America, and will be directed by German film-maker Oliver Hirschbiegel.

From what we can gather, the film won't exactly be portraying Diana in the most flattering of lights, with early descriptions reportedly describing her as "a lovestruck stalker."

What do you think: would you want to watch Caught in Flight? And is Jessica Chastain a good choice to play the late Princess? Let us know in a comment below:

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