The series "The Crown" bows to the real Queen. Elizabeth II (1926-2022) died on Thursday (8 September) aged 96. The hit Netflix show is dedicated to the life of the Queen. Series creator Peter Morgan (59) said in a statement to "Deadline" after the Queen's death: "'The Crown' is a love letter to [the Queen] and I have nothing to add for now, just silence and respect." Morgan also stated: "I assume that we will also stop filming out of respect."
Claire Foy (38) played the young queen in seasons one and two of "The Crown". Olivia Colman (48) took over the role in seasons three and four. Both actresses won an Emmy for it. Imelda Staunton (66) will sit on the throne in seasons five and six.
The fifth season of The Crown has been announced for November 2022. It is about the 1990s in the British royal family, it is said to end with the accidental deaths of Princess Diana (1961-1997) and Dodi Al-Fayed (1955-1997) on August 31, 1997.