Kristen Stewart says “Spencer” taught her that Diana, William and Harry were like a “three-headed animal”
Playing one of the most famous and beloved women in modern history is big business. As Princess Diana in Spencer, Kristen Stewart may have experienced this particular type of stress. She studied the People’s Princess and, according to the 31-year-old actress, the key to bringing Diana to life on the big screen was understanding the importance of her relationship with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.
“Just looking at her, in this space where her children are close to her, it’s a core. It’s a three-headed animal, kind of unstoppable beast,” Kristen explained in a recent interview. interview with Entertainment tonight. “… You don’t wanna play with moms, you don’t do that. I think [Diana] feels so embodied and so unconditionally herself when she is with her children. In all the research I was like, ‘Dude, this is what we’re protecting here.’ “
Even though Kristen feels motherhood is one of Diana’s defining aspects, she stressed that she didn’t feel like she personally wasn’t a mother herself was preventing her from portraying the deceased. royal and her relationship with her sons.
“I mean, I’m a parent’s child,” Kristen said of how she tapped into that side of Diana for the movie. “I know how it feels, this exchange. I can’t say for sure that I know what it’s like to be a mother. But I have, you know, I have all natural feelings. I am human.”
At this point, the film’s director Pablo Larraín stepped in to point out that Kristen is a mom dog too, which is fair, as any loving parent knows.
“I love my dog,” added Kristen.
You can watch Kristen loving her fake sons on screen as she loves her dog IRL when Spencer hits theaters on November 5.
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