Debicki talked about preparing for the role in a feature she shared. Rotten Tomatoes TVand noted how overwhelming it was to review the countless clips and photos of the deceased princess. “Since Diana was the most photographed person in the world at the time, there is an incredible amount of content we have access to,” Debicki said. “Obviously, as an actor, you just open the portal and there’s this huge tsunami of information.”
Diana’s life is indeed often remembered in photographs: A timeline of her years in the royal family – and the years after her divorce, when the paparazzi continued to follow her – would include famous photos of her in outfits such as her famous black “revenge dress”. or his sheepskin sweater. But there were also more groundbreaking photographs, like her hugging a young AIDS patient at a time when the disease was heavily stigmatized. According to Debicki, she and Dominic West, who plays the future King Charles this season, both tried to look at the more manufactured image, the image they thought represented people best.