Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, the popular television series The Crownbased on the life of the British monarch, will temporarily stop filming its sixth season “out of respect”.
“’The Crown’ is a love letter to her and I have nothing to add for now, just silence and respect. I hope that we also stop shooting for a while out of respect, “said the executive producer of the series, Peter Morganin a brief statement released to the specialized press in Hollywood.
This series, based on historical events, is a dramatization of the life of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that have defined his seven decades of reign.
The Netflix platform has the rights to this series that began broadcasting 6 years ago, it already has 21 Emmy Awards and that in its new installment, scheduled for November, it will focus on the legacy of Elizabeth II in the 21st century.
Through the message of Morgan, also a screenwriter of the film queen (2006), it is now reported that the recording of the sixth season is interrupted indefinitely to mourn the death of Isabel II at the age of 96.
Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton, who takes on the role in the fifth season, are the actresses who have played Elizabeth II in The Crown.
For her part, award-winning London performer Helen Mirren, who starred in the film queenspoke on her social networks about the event and defined herself as “proud to be Elizabethan”.
“We mourn a woman who, with or without the crown, was the epitome of nobility,” Mirren’s post on her Instagram account continues.
Netflix contemplated the scenario of the death of the queen of England until today since the launch of this production in 2016when, on the occasion of the premiere, Stephen Daldry, director of several episodes of the series, assured that they would pay “tribute” to him if necessary.
“None of us know when that time will come, but it would be right and proper to show respect to the queen. It would be a simple tribute and a show of respect. He is a world figure and it is what we should do, ”Daldry stated then.
(With information from EFE)