Netflix is mourning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II. After the information of the 96-year-old’s passing earlier as we speak, author of The Crown, Peter Morgan, mentioned the Emmy Award-winning present will cease filming “out of respect.”
“The Crown is a love letter to her and I’ve nothing so as to add for now, simply silence and respect,” Morgan informed Deadline concerning the present, which is ready to start out manufacturing on its sixth season this fall. “I anticipate we are going to cease filming out of respect too.”
He mentioned he wouldn’t be making any additional remark about Queen Elizabeth’s demise.
The outlet additionally reported that Netflix had been making ready for this present day, including that Stephen Daldry, who directed a number of episodes within the first season, beforehand mentioned, “None of us know when that point will come however it might be proper and correct to point out respect to the Queen. It can be a easy tribute and a mark of respect. She’s a world determine and it’s what we should always do.”
Queen Elizabeth II donned her crown for 70 years, making her the longest-reigning monarch in British historical past. The Netflix collection, which is slated to (*6*) in November, has adopted her journey since ascending to the throne at 25 years outdated, with Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, and (soon-to-be) Imelda Staunton taking part in Her Majesty.
Just final week it was announced that tv rookies Rufus Kampa and Ed McVey would play Prince William whereas Meg Bellamy would play Kate Middleton in Season 6, nonetheless, it seems to be like they could have somewhat additional time to review their strains.
All 4 seasons of The Crown are at present streaming on Netflix, with Season 5 still set to premiere in November.