Princess Diana Biopic Set for Limited Release in November

The film stars Naomi Watts as the late princess

Entertainment One will release "Diana," a biopic starring Naomi Watts as the famed British princess, on Nov. 1, the studio said on Monday. The film will open in limited release that first weekend before expanding into more cities and theaters.

Three films will open wide that weekend — "Ender's Game," the Thanksgiving animated comedy  "Free Birds" and the geezer comedy "Last Vegas." Three others will open in limited release — romantic drama "About Time," "Le Week-End" and "Aftermath."

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Entertainment One picked up "Diana" towards the end of this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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Oliver Hirschbiegel directed the film from a screenplay by award-winning playwright Stephen Jeffreys, which was based on the book "Diane: Her Last Love."

The film focuses on the last two years of Diana's life, including her secret love affair with Hasnat Khan.