After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her Netflix biographical drama The Crown, which chronicles her life and reign, is set to stop filming in her tribute to the British monarch. The Queen died Thursday afternoon at her Scottish castle. Produced by Peter Morgan, the show follows Elizabeth’s life from 1947 to the turn of the century. Four seasons have aired, a fifth season aired her November, and another one of hers is in the process of filming.
However, Morgan said he would stop filming after the Queen’s death, but did not specify how long until then. In an emailed statement to Deadline, the author said: Claire Foy and Olivia Colman have played Queen Elizabeth in The Crown for the past four seasons, and Imelda Staunton has played the past two seasons.
The show received critical acclaim and multiple awards. In 2016, as the premiere approached, director Stephen Daldry told Deadline that the show had plans to deal with the monarch’s death. is correct. It’s a simple tribute and a sign of respect. She’s a global figure and she’s what we should do,” he said. Peter Morgan has created most of Pop His Culture’s influential works about Queen Elizabeth II. In addition to The Crown, he also wrote the Oscar-winning film The Queen (2006) and the play The Audience (2013-15). In both, Helen Mirren played her monarch and won awards for her performance.