A popular Netflix series about the British monarchy will end this fall. The site has revealed some information about this long-awaited final chapter. Here’s what you need to remember.
1. Sixth season in two parts
While previous seasons have aired their ten episodes at once, Netflix has announced that this time the final season will be split into two parts. You can watch four episodes from November 16. The last six will be available on December 14.
2. A mysterious little video
Along with the big announcement today, the platform released a short one-minute video online during which we look at the three actresses who have played Queen Elizabeth over the seasons: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Imelda Stanton. Since its creation in 2016, the series has always used the cast for two seasons before replacing the cast entirely. This allowed the creators to move forward in time.
3. Diana’s decision
In the poster released today to accompany the announcement, we see Diana from behind, sitting alone at the end of a platform. The fifth season ended with Diana going on vacation to Saint-Tropez with her two boys, following an invitation from Mohamed Al-Fayed. The first four episodes of the new season will cover the relationship between Diana and Dodi Al-Fayed, leading up to their horrific car accident in 1997. People It has been confirmed that Moment of Impact will not be seen in the series.
4. From 1997 to 2005
Netflix noted that the sixth season will cover the events surrounding the British monarchy from 1997 to 2005. Elizabeth Debicki will return as Diana. Dominic West (Charles), Jonathan Pryce (Philip), Leslie Manville (Margaret) and Imelda Stanton (Elizabeth) will also reprise their roles. Princes William and Harry will be played by a young Rufus Gamba and Philen Edwards.
5. Turbulent return
Diana’s death will send shock waves through the royal family. The second part of the season will follow young William, who returns to study at Eton after his mother’s death and must navigate this turmoil in the public eye. Later we will see the wedding of Charles and Camilla and the beginning of William and Kate’s relationship.
6. Avoiding criticism
A critically acclaimed series for its first four seasons, crown Its fifth season received several negative reviews. Reasons? Authors were criticized for glossing over certain historical events. It must be said that this fifth season took place in the 1980s and 1990s, and the events recorded there are very refreshing in many people’s memories. The choice of Dominic West to play Charles was also criticized because, according to some, the actor was more charming than the Englishman he played.
7. The real result?
A few years ago, the creator crown, Peter Morgan had said that the fifth season would be the last. However, he changed his mind halfway through as there were too many things to discuss. Here’s hoping she changes her mind again as it’s hard to believe that the streak that followed the Queen’s coronation in 1952 won’t continue until her death in 2022.
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