Netflix suspends filming of The Crown after Queen’s death

Netflix has temporarily suspended filming of its series The CrownFriday, after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, according to what a spokesperson for the company announced.

The hit series depicts the life of Elizabeth II, faced with the daunting task of administering the world’s most famous monarchy for several decades. The Crownwhich depicts scandals, political crises and the Queen’s relationship with her husband Philip, is in its sixth season, currently filming.

As a sign of respect, the filming of the series The Crown was suspended todaytold Agence France-Presse a spokesperson for Netflix.

Filming will also be suspended on the day of Her Majesty the Queen’s funeral.he added as many heads of the broadcast platform are taking part in the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this week.

The multi-Emmy award-winning series, the equivalent of the Oscars for American television, opened its first season on the wedding of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 1947.

In the first two seasons, the queen was played by Claire Foy, while Olivia Colman took over for the third and fourth seasons. The fifth season, starring Imelda Staunton as the Queen, will air in November.

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