“The Crown,” Netflix’s acclaimed collection about Queen Elizabeth II and her household, has paused manufacturing because of the monarch’s demise.
“‘The Crown’ is a love letter to her, and I’ve nothing so as to add for now, simply silence and respect,” Peter Morgan, author of the Emmy-winning drama, stated in a short assertion. “I count on we are going to cease filming out of respect too.”
A spokesperson for the collection stated manufacturing was paused on Friday “as a mark of respect” and also will be suspended on the day of the queen’s funeral.
The change in manufacturing gained’t impression the discharge of season 5 of the collection, which is scheduled for November.
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The fifth season will star Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Dominic West as Prince Charles and Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana. Olivia Williams joins them as Camilla Parker Bowles and Jonny Lee Miller will seem as Prime Minister John Main.
The present is at the moment in manufacturing for its sixth season. The primary two seasons starred Claire Foy because the younger princess Elizabeth ascending to the throne and regularly rising into her function as monarch, and seasons three and 4 featured Olivia Colman as a extra mature queen.
“The Crown” has regularly moved nearer to present occasions with Netflix just lately revealing the actors who’re taking part in Prince William and Kate Middleton within the sixth season.
The present has gained 22 Emmy Awards up to now, together with one for excellent drama collection and finest drama actress honors for Foy and Colman. Josh O’Connor, who performed Prince Charles in 13 episodes, additionally gained the most effective drama actor Emmy for his portrayal of the long run king as a younger man.
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The Related Press contributed to this report.