‘The Crown’ Will Stop Filming Season 6 Following Death of Queen Elizabeth II, “Out of Respect”

‘The Crown’ Will Stop Filming Season 6 Following Death of Queen Elizabeth II, “Out of Respect”

Netflix is mourning the lack of Queen Elizabeth II. After the information of the 96-year-old’s passing earlier at present, author of The Crown, Peter Morgan, stated 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 advised Deadline in regards to the present, which is about to begin manufacturing on its sixth season this fall. “I anticipate we’ll cease filming out of respect too.”

He stated he wouldn’t be making any additional remark about Queen Elizabeth’s dying.

The outlet additionally reported that Netflix had been getting ready for this present day, including that Stephen Daldry, who directed a number of episodes within the first season, beforehand stated, “None of us know when that point will come however it might be proper and correct to indicate respect to the Queen. It might be a easy tribute and a mark of respect. She’s a worldwide 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 sequence, which is slated to premiere its fifth season in November, has adopted her journey since ascending to the throne at 25 years outdated, with Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, and (soon-to-be) Imelda Staunton taking part in Her Majesty.

Simply final week it was introduced 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 might have a bit further time to review their traces.

All 4 seasons of The Crown are presently streaming on Netflix, with Season 5 nonetheless set to premiere in November.

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