Diana’s mind gave me permission to portray her in a movie, says Kristen Stewart
The spirit of Diana, Princess of Wales has helped Kristen Stewart portray her in a new biopic, the actress has suggested, as she claims she “kind of got approval” to tell her story.
Stewart, star of the new movie Spencer, said she experienced “spooky spiritual feelings” during filming, with the late princess feeling “so alive” to her.
“There were times I was like ‘Oh, my God,’ almost like, you know, she was trying to break through,” Stewart told the Los Angeles Times. “It was strange. And unbelievable. I have never felt anything like this in my life.
When asked if she had ever had a paranormal encounter, she added, “No. But I had some scary and spiritual feelings while making this movie. Even though I was only fantasizing. I felt like there were times when I sort of got approval.
Stewart has been approached for an Oscar for her portrayal of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a three-day storyline in Sandringham as she decides to end her marriage to Prince Charles.
The film received five stars from Robbie Collin, the Telegraph’s chief film critic, who said the royals were “presented in a gloomy and unflattering light” and noted: “On Spencer’s opening day , you feel that Meghan Markle could be the first in the box. queue at the office.
In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Stewart described the extraordinary process of embodying the princess, saying she wanted to capture the “explosive and overwhelming quality” that meant those who watched her “would never really know what’s going on. happen”.
Diana ‘felt so alive to me’
When asked if there were times when she could “actually feel Diana” with her, she replied that her subject had felt “so alive to me when I was making this movie”.
Saying that she would “completely collapse” two or three times a week after remembering her death, Stewart added: “I just couldn’t accept this because I was fighting to keep her alive every day. .
“Our film is dramatized like hell. It’s condensed into three days. It’s like a ballet for me. But it was still a struggle to keep her alive every day, and so remembering that she was dead was absolutely heartbreaking. It was constantly destroying me.
Asked about her own experience of paranormal activity, in response to an appearance by the ghost of Anne Boleyn in the film, Stewart said: “It’s scary to tell a story about someone who is no longer in. life and who already feels so invaded.
“I never wanted to feel like we were invading anything, just adding somehow to the multiplicity of a beautiful thing.”