In the wake of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, “The Crown” is predicted to take a production hiatus for Season 6.

The longest-reigning monarch in British historical past, whose dedication to royal custom and stiff higher lip in the face of household scandals endeared her to generations of Britons, died Sept. 8. She was 96.

The royal family announced her death from Balmoral Castle, her beloved summer time residence in Scotland, the place members of the royal household had rushed to her facet after her well being took a flip for the worse.

“ ‘The Crown’ is a love letter to her and I’ve nothing to add for now, simply silence and respect. I count on we are going to cease filming out of respect too,” Peter Morgan, author of the fashionable Netflix present told Deadline.

Season 6 is slated for launch in 2023. Meanwhile, Season 5 is about to premier on the streamer in November.

Morgan, who additionally wrote the 2006 movie “The Queen,” starring Helen Mirren as Her Majesty, has declined to remark additional on the monarch’s death.

Netflix has not responded to The Post’s request to remark.

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The queen was portrayed by Claire Foy in the first two seasons of the fashionable present.

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Seasons 3 and 4 noticed Olivia Colman step up to play the position of Her Majesty in her center age.

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Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning monarch in British historical past.

Producers for “The Crown” had been ready for Operation London Bridge, the protocol that establishes what’s going to occur from the second of the queen’s death to when Prince Charles can be pronounced king.

“We have our personal model of Operation London Bridge,” a collection insider informed The Post. “This is especially pertinent for if we’re filming. Filming will shut down instantly if we’re in production, for at the least every week. There would even be tons of dialogue about when to restart.”

The award winning television show said Rufus Kampa, 16, will play Prince William from the age of 15, whereas actor Ed McVey, 21, will play him throughout his late teenagers and into his early 20s, Deadline reported final week.

As for Duchess Kate Middleton, Meg Bellamy will painting her as a younger girl.

The upcoming season will present Princess Diana, Prince Charles and the rest of “the firm” as they cope with the points that befell them in the Nineteen Nineties, whereas Season 6 will transfer into trendy instances, chronicling the conflicts they encounter in the twenty first century.

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