| Welcome to Global Village Space

Sunday, July 21, 2024

‘The Crown’ last season aims to depict Princess Diana’s final days with dignity

As a historical drama, the Emmy-winning drama series created by Peter Morgan seeks to tell the story of Queen Elizabeth's reign against the backdrop of various royal dramas.

The portrayal of Princess Diana, for Elizabeth Debicki, on “The Crown” for two seasons created a sense of responsibility to be as authentic as possible because of the many people who revere the British royal family.

“There is a profound sense of tragedy that lives in your body when you play that part of the story. But having watched it, which I recently did, and while the credits are rolling, I thought this was a really serious thing that we put on the screen,” Debicki told Reuters in an interview.

Read more: ‘The Crown’ coaches share how actors portray the royals

The two-part sixth and final season of “The Crown” explores Princess Diana’s final days before she perishes in a car accident. It premieres on Netflix on November 16.

As a historical drama, the Emmy-winning drama series created by Peter Morgan seeks to tell the story of Queen Elizabeth’s reign against the backdrop of various royal dramas.

Debicki believes it’s a common experience for “The Crown” actors to struggle to “let go” and stop “observing” themselves while filming the show.

Read more: ‘The Crown’ Announces Final Season with Royal Drama and Heartfelt Moments

The pressure of capturing the British royals is intense, especially when depicting the loss of a princess to whom many people still feel connected, she said.

“Yeah, we left all the pieces of ourselves up there on the screen, because it deserves nothing less than that,” Debicki said.

Debicki believes it’s a common experience for “The Crown” actors to struggle to “let go” and stop “observing” themselves while filming the show.

The pressure of capturing the British royals is intense, especially when depicting the loss of a princess to whom many people still feel connected, she said.

“Yeah, we left all the pieces of ourselves up there on the screen, because it deserves nothing less than that,” Debicki said.