Kevin Costner asked Princess Diana to star in ‘The Bodyguard 2’ and she agreed. The plot followed the princess who required protection from paparazzi and stalkers. The first draft for the script arrived the day before she died.

Princess Diana was set to star in sequel to The Bodyguard with Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner has confirmed that the late Princess of Wales was set to star alongside him in a sequel to 1992 hit The Bodyguard, in which he starred as an agent assigned to protect a pop star played by Whitney Houston.

Speaking to PeopleTV, Costner said that he, Diana and producers were eager to get the project off the ground.

“The studio liked the idea of doing a Bodyguard 2,” he said, with Diana taking on a role “in the same kind of capacity as Whitney. Nobody really knew that for about a year.”

In 2012 Costner first spoke about the project, explaining that the plot would have involved his character protecting Diana’s from stalkers and paparazzi before their relationship turned romantic. He said a first script for the project … Continue Reading (3 minute read)

7 thoughts on “Kevin Costner asked Princess Diana to star in ‘The Bodyguard 2’ and she agreed. The plot followed the princess who required protection from paparazzi and stalkers. The first draft for the script arrived the day before she died.”

  1. OddEpisode

    The Queen would’ve blown her lid.

  2. Missy_Agg-a-ravation

    And Di will always love you.

  3. diamened

    So she’s basically dead because Kevin Costner failed to protect her?

  4. dangerousbob

    That seems like a really odd film to ask the Princess to be in. I mean that would be like asking Prince Harry to start in Taken 4 alongside Liam Neeson…actually that would be amazing.

  5. MagicSPA

    I read that in 1963 there was a plan in Hollywood to invite various big-name celebrities to play cameos in a production of “A Christmas Carol”.

    According to this article, one of the cameos was going to be President Kennedy, who was fond of Dickens and actually quoted from his work in a speech.

    JFK’s lines apparently were going to include the quote “*My life upon this globe is very brief. It ends tonight.*”

  6. kcshade

    This sounds like the plot of the greatest fanfiction ever written.

  7. VersedAttention

    At least she was spared *that* humiliation.

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