Poster for the sixth season of ‘The Crown’
The crew of the acclaimed Netflix series The Crown has suspended the shooting of the sixth season of the series in Barcelona for the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Everything indicates that the producer was going to recreate in Jardinets de Gràcia Lady Di’s death in Paris in 1997. In the square you could still see early this Friday a Parisian cardboard kiosk with advertisements in French and a large black Mercedes on the crane for film shoots.
The crew has interrupted filming and the actors have traveled to London after hearing the news, according to SER Catalunya. Several operators monitor the sets to prevent theft and sabotage. The team had permission to shoot at the intersection of Paseo de Gracia and Gran de Gràcia this weekend. It is unknown if the mourning for the death of the monarch will delay the recording.
“A love letter” for the monarch
The series creator, Peter Morganhas shown his condolences by means of a letter in which he announces that he is stopping filming: “The Crown is a love letter for her and I have nothing to add. I hope that we also stop shooting out of respect,” he has published.
Little is known about the details of the sixth and final season, but it is expected to cover the ups and downs of the British royal family during the 1990s through the early 2000s. Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth II, Lesley Manville, Princess Margaret , Jonathan Pruce Prince Philip, Elizabeth Debicki Princess Diana and Dominic West Prince Charles.