The full new trailer for ‘The Crown’ Season 6 has arrived.
This new season will deal with the death of Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki).
‘The Crown’ returns for its sixth and final season on Thursday, November 16th for a four-episode Part 1 followed by the six episodes of Part 2 on Thursday, December 14th.
Following on from the teaser that arrived a couple of weeks ago, we now have a longer, proper trailer for the sixth and final season of ‘The Crown’.
While that initial look at the season was more focused on Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) contemplating her legacy, this latest footage instead revolves around Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki), who is trying to find some happiness outside the Royal family.
As history records, it does not end well at all for her, and the tragedy is one of the most impactful to hit the modern Royal Family, with fallout affecting both her sons, William and Harry, and how the public perceives the monarchy.
And this is certainly meaty but tricky material for the series to cover, given the emotional weight it carries. But as one of Netflix’s premium series, it has shown sensitivity and weight in the past.
What’s the story of ‘The Crown’ Season 6?
Elizabeth Debicki in ‘The Crown’ season 6. Copyright: Netflix / LeftBank.
Diana (Debicki) is being courted by the Fayeds in the South of France, giving the young Princes a taste of luxury yachts, video games and movie nights. Charles (Dominic West) is sticking to tradition in Balmoral. The comparisons play out in the press, fueled by a fervent paparazzi, and some of the Royal press team.
As yacht life and the constant media scrutiny lose their appeal, Diana longs to return to see her boys, who are back in Balmoral. A diversion to Paris sees matters come to a head –– against the backdrop of an intensified and aggressive media pursuit.
After the news breaks of Diana and Dodi’s fatal car accident, a vast outpouring of public grief catches the Queen (Staunton) off-guard. With shockwaves resonating through the Palace, Mohamed Al Fayed (Salim Daw) is also processing the loss of his cherished son. Hoping that the news will bring him and the Royal Family together in shared grief; he instead finds himself increasingly shunned.
Who appears in ‘The Crown’ Season 6?
Jonathan Pryce in ‘The Crown’ season 6. Photo: Netflix.
The cast for this latest season also includes Jonathan Pryce (Prince Philip), Lesley Manville (Princess Margaret) and Khalid Abdalla (Dodi Fayed).
The growing Windsor children will see more re-casting, as Rufus Kampa plays Prince William and Fflyn Edwards is Prince Harry in Part 1. For Part 2, Ed McVey takes over as William, joined by Luther Ford as Harry, while Meg Bellamy is Kate Middleton.
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