Netflix has revealed new footage from season 5 of The Crownand fans were thrilled to see more of Princess Diana’s depiction.
The Crown, which debuted on Netflix in 2016, tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II, starting in the 1940s with her marriage to Prince Phillip. Netflix released season 4 of The Crown in November 2020, and season 5 of The Crown is scheduled to premiere on November 9 of this year.
A short trailer for season 5 of The Crown It even circulates on social media.
The series has a unique structure – every two seasons enhances a specific era in Queen Elizabeth’s life. In order to distinguish between each new era and show the passage of time, the main characters are recast between these two seasons. For seasons 3 and 4 of The CrownOlivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter and Gillian Anderson formed the main cast.
Now that the two-season era has come to an end, Season 5 will have a new set of actors playing the familiar roles. the fifth season of The Crown will feature Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Phillip, Dominic West as Prince Charles and Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana.
Diana appears in new images and thrills fans
This Friday, Netflix released new images that give fans a glimpse of how these new actors will embody their roles.
Two of the images feature Debicki as Princess Diana, a tragic figure and audience favorite. One image shows her somber in an elegant blue outfit surrounded by a crowd of menacing-looking men, while another shows her with her family on a boat, a slightly calmer moment.
Another key image includes Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip side by side in royal attire.
What to expect from season 5 of The Crown
the fifth season of The Crown will address the late 80s and early 90s. That is, an incredibly intense period for the royal family, especially Diana.
At the time, she was one of the most beloved public figures in the world. However, she was also dealing with scrutiny and mistreatment from her husband and in-laws. Because of new technologies and the public’s obsession with her, there are countless photos and videos of Diana from this era. So viewers are eager to see the ways in which Debicki will stay true to what they already know about Diana, while imbuing her performance with a unique interpretation.
This next season of The Crown will be the first to leave since the death of Queen Elizabeth. Although it was already popular, the audience of The Crown fired after the queen’s death. So fans have been wondering if the show will cover these recent events. But season 6 of The Crownwhich will be the last in the series, only runs until the late 1990s and early 2000s. Thus covering the death of Princess Diana in 1997 and the beginning of Kate and William’s romance.