The death of Isabel II has paralyzed the recreation of Lady Di’s accident in Barcelona

On August 31, it was 25 years since the car accident that claimed the life of Diana of Wales Y Dodi Al Fayedhis partner after having separated from the Prince carlos. It happened in the Alma tunnel, in Paris, after the harassment of the paparazzishaping one of the most traumatic episodes in the history of the British royal family. The Crownseries that Peter Morgan develops for Netflix around the long reign of Isabel II, plans to recreate this episode in its sixth season. The fifth reaches streaming this November, with the planned idea of ​​narrating the end of the marriage of Carlos and Diana.

The sixth, it is supposed, was also going to be the last, with Imelda Staunton substituting for Olivia Coleman to play Elizabeth II, and elizabeth debicki occupying the role of emma corrin like the call Lady Di. However, its filming has been temporarily suspended due to force majeure: this Thursday Elizabeth II died at the age of 96, so Morgan’s team has decided to stop production “out of respect”. “The Crown It is a love letter to her and I have nothing to add for now, just silence and respect”declared Morgan, who also dealt with Elizabeth II and Lady Di’s accident in order to write the script for the acclaimed The Queenin 2006, giving an Oscar to Helen Mirren for playing the monarch.

Right now it is unknown when filming will resume, but in return it has transpired where it was taking place. According to Being Cataloniano less than in Barcelona, ​​where from one moment to another the key scene of Diana’s accident was going to be shot (with Debicki in the company of Khalid Abdullah, interpreter of Al-Fayed). The scene was being prepared in the Jardinets de Grácia in Barcelona, ​​in the city center, and these days it has been seen how the area was adorned by a papier-mâché kiosk with advertising in French, as well as advertisements for perfumery and cosmetics. There was also a Mercedes in the area, transported by crane, so there is little doubt that the team wanted to shoot there.

The Crown He had chosen Barcelona as the scene of Lady Di’s accident, decorating the location in a way that resembled Paris and the tunnel where everything happened. The recreation of the scene had been preparing for weeks, but according to the death of Elizabeth II, technicians and interpreters have left the area, returning home without knowing when filming will resume. Netflix, on the other hand, has not yet given a specific date for the premiere of the fifth (and supposedly penultimate) season of The Crown.

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