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The first trailer for Spencer is here, guys! 

This upcoming biographical psychological drama film reportedly chronicles the later years of the marriage of Diana, Princess of Wales and Charles, Prince of Wales. The film is obviously titled as such in reference to Diana Spencer, the princess’s maiden name herself. 

In Spencer, the year is 1991. On the surface, everything seemed well: there was the traditional Christmas holidays with the royal family at Sandringham House in Norfolk. There was a celebration which meant good food, drinking, shooting, and hunting—the usual. 

The princess, however, couldn’t get into the spirit of merriment as her marriage to the prince is as cold as the season and it was not just Christmas that was in the air. There were the rumors of affairs and people were speculating that a divorce is in the offing. It was during that fateful weekend, they say, that Princess Diana decided to end her marriage to Prince Charles.

Kristen Stewart plays the role of Princess Diana while Jack Farthing plays the role of Prince Charles. Directed by Pablo Larraín (Jackie, 2016) and written by Steven Knight, Spencer alsostars Jack Nielen as Prince William, Freddie Spry as Prince Harry, Thomas Douglas as John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, as well as Timothy Spall, Sean Harris, and Sally Hawkins.

Spencer will drop in theaters near you on November 5, 2021. It will have its world premiere competition at the Venice International Film Festival, on 3 September 2021. It will also have a special event screening at the Toronto International Film Festival the following week.

The People’s Princess, who lived a life of service to others, is a gay icon. She dedicated much of her life towards destigmatizing HIV and AIDS. For more information about her work, read here.

Princess Diana passed away on August 31, 1997 following a car crash in Paris. She was only 36 years old. Yesterday marks the 24th anniversary of her death. 

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