The Crown season 6 stops filming after the death of Queen Elizabeth II

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Netflix’s hit series The crown will likely halt production on its upcoming sixth season, according to a recent report from Deadline.

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In a statement from Peter Morgan – who created the Netflix series and also wrote the 2006 film The queen starring Helen Mirren – the director called The crown “a love letter” to the Queen and said he expects production to stop filming for a period following the news.

The crown is a love letter to her and I have nothing to add for now, just silence and respect,” Morgan said in his brief statement. “I expect we will also stop filming out of respect.”

Not too much is known about the upcoming sixth and final season of The crownbut early reports suggest the season will cover the 1990s to early 2000s era of British royalty. The crownIn its sixth season, Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth II, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Dominic West as Prince Charles and Jonny Lee Miller as John Major.

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The crown comes from creator/writer Peter Morgan, director Stephen Daldry and producer Andy Harries (The queen). Since its debut, it has won a number of awards, including three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Emma Corrin. The fourth season also took home several major awards, including Best Drama, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.

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