The Crown: Netflix offers to stop filming ‘out of respect’ after Queen’s death


NEW DELHI: The Crown, a Netflix biographical drama about the life and rule of Queen Elizabeth II, is expected to be discontinued as a sign of respect for the late British monarch after her death. The Queen died Thursday afternoon in her Scottish castle. The show, created by Peter Morgan, chronicles Elizabeth’s life from 1947 through the turn of the century. Four seasons have aired, the fifth season will air in November, and another chapter is being filmed at the moment

In a statement emailed to Deadline, the writer said, “The Crown is a love letter to her and I have nothing to add at the moment, just silence and respect. I expect we will stop filming out of respect too.”

In the four seasons so far, Queen Elizabeth has been portrayed by Laurie Foy and Olivia Colman, with Imelda Staunton taking charge in the last two. The program has received many awards and honors.

Presentation written by Peter Morgan. In addition to The Crown, Peter Morgan has also written the Academy Award-winning film The Queen (2006) and the play The Audience, which together form the majority of the core works of popular culture on Queen Elizabeth II (2013-15). Helen Mirren has played the Queen in both, and has been recognized for her work.

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