Netflix suspended filming of its British royals drama, “The Crown”, on Friday, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The show which is currently filming its sixth season, having charted the late monarch’s life through multiple decades over the course of its previous seasons.
“As a mark of respect, filming on ‘The Crown’ was suspended today,” a Netflix spokeswoman said.
“Filming will also be suspended on the day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral.”
The multiple Emmy-winning series began in its first season with Queen Elizabeth’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947.
A fifth season is due to be released in November, and is expected to chronicle 1990s events involving the monarchy including the death of Princess Diana, with Imelda Staunton stepping into the role of the Queen.
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Netflix has not released details about season six, but it is expected to portray more recent events including the aftermath of Diana’s passing in a fatal car accident, and its impact on the royal family.
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