Elizabeth Debicki steps into the rather colossal shoes of one of the most famous figures in recent history for the final season of The Crown.
The premiere for season 6 of The Crown is just around the corner, and Netflix has just released the haunting new trailer depicting the final days of Princess Diana’s life and how the Royal family dealt with this event. The cast includes Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Claudia Harrison as Princess Anne, Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles, Bertie Carvel as Tony Blair, Salim Daw as Mohamed Al Fayed, and Khalid Abdalla as Dodi Fayed. Part 1 features Rufus Kampa (Prince William) and Fflyn Edwards (Prince Harry), while part 2 features Ed McVey (Prince William), Luther Ford (Prince Harry) and Meg Bellamy (Kate Middleton).
The official synopsis from Netflix reads,
“Diana is being courted by the Fayeds in the South of France, giving the young Princes a taste of luxury yachts, video games and movie nights. Charles is sticking to tradition in Balmoral. The comparisons play out in the press, fuelled by a fervent paparazzi, and some of the Royal press team.
As yacht life and the constant media scrutiny lose their appeal, Diana longs to return to see her boys, who are back in Balmoral. A diversion to Paris sees matters come to a head – against the backdrop of an intensified and aggressive media pursuit.
After the news breaks of Diana and Dodi’s fatal car accident, a vast outpouring of public grief catches the Queen off-guard. With shockwaves resonating through the Palace, Al Fayed is also processing the loss of his cherished son. Hoping that the news will bring him and the Royal Family together in shared grief; he instead finds himself increasingly shunned.
Since arriving on Netflix in 2016, The Crown has been nominated for and won multiple awards, including 15 BAFTA nominations, 10 Golden Globe Nominations (including 4 wins), 69 Emmy Nominations across 5 seasons (with 21 wins across 4 seasons) and more.”
The first part of The Crown will make its way onto Netflix on November 16, and part 2 will be premiering on December 14.
Originally published at https://www.joblo.com/the-crown-season-6-part-1-trailer-princess-diana/