Elizabeth Debicki effortlessly channeled Princess Diana again while filming new scenes for series five of Netflix’s The Crown recently.
The 31-year-old Australian actress, who reprises the role of Emma Corrin, effortlessly channeled the late royal by opting for a red tartan jacket, with matching skirt and hat while filming scenes set at the exterior of Sandringham Church.
It’s unclear exactly what the crew was filming, but Elizabeth’s outfit is strikingly reminiscent of that worn by Her Royal Highness at Princess Eugenie’s christening in December 1990.
She was joined by Dominic West, who is set to play Prince Charles in the drama, for the scenes, as well as child actor Timothee Sambor, 11, who became the young Prince William.
The fifth series of the Crown show will cover the history of the Royal Family throughout the 1990s.
Over the first three series of The Crown, the hit Netflix became well known for fitting facts into its narrative, and while some artistic license was inevitable, some critics were outraged by its rewriting of history. and relationships.
Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki, 31, effortlessly channeled Princess Diana again while filming new scenes for series five of Netflix’s The Crown recently alongside Dominic West and child actor Timothee Sambor (at left, Princess Diana with Prince William at Princess Eugenie’s christening in 1990 and right, the cast on the set of The Crown)
Showing that she’s the queen of cool glamour, Elizabeth was able to effortlessly ooze business-chic while filming the scenes this week.
Boasting the Princess of Wales’ signature locks under a red letterbox hat, Elizabeth finished her look with a handful of sleek makeup – including blush and soft pink lip gloss.
Elizabeth wore a replica of Diana’s engagement ring in the room. The sapphire piece was worn by the late royal until her divorce was finalized in 1996.
It’s unclear exactly what scene was filmed from Princess Diana’s life, or if the Netflix series is taking artistic license again with the late royal.
Princess Eugenie’s christening, which took place at the royal Sandringham estate in 1990, was one of the few to be shared with the local public around the estate.
Nine-month-old Eugenie was baptized during morning service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham just before Christmas in 1990.
Sporting the iconic Princess of Wales locks under a red letterbox hat, Elizabeth finished her look with a splash of stylish makeup, including blush and pale pink lip gloss.
It was a notable exception to the usual intimacy surrounding royal christenings. The christening was broadcast by loudspeaker across the royal estate at Sandringham, Norfolk.
Microphones relayed the service to a crowd of 2,000 people outside the church.
“It was a lovely family occasion, a truly happy day,” the Bishop of Norwich, Reverend Peter Nott, who led the 50-minute service, previously explained.
The show’s stars have been busy filming the fifth season for the past few weeks, with Elizabeth spotted on set in London last month.
A few weeks ago, Elizabeth effortlessly channeled Princess Diana again during the recent filming of new scenes in Croydon, London.
Elizabeth’s outfit was similar to that worn by Diana for Princess Eugenie’s christening at Sandringham in 1990 (pictured, the late princess with Prince William)
The Aussie actress effortlessly channeled the late royal by opting for a red puffer jacket, navy baseball cap, black leggings and brown boots while filming scenes.
It’s unclear exactly what the crew was filming, but Elizabeth’s outfit was reminiscent of that worn by Her Royal Highness on a ski trip to Lech, Austria in 1994 when she took a young Prince William and Prince Harry at the exclusive resort in the Alps.
Key historical moments involving the royal family between 1999 and 2003
The final two series of The Crown will cover the Royal Family from the 1990s to 2003. Here, FEMAIL takes a look at key historical moments involving the Royal Family that happened during this era…
1999: The wedding of the Queen’s son Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex: The wedding took place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.
2000: The Queen celebrates the Millennium: Millennium celebrations take place across the UK. London’s Millennium Dome is officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on January 1.
2001: Queen Elizabeth reacts to the terrorist attacks of September 11: A week after the tragedy, she sent a message to the British ambassador in Washington, Sir Christopher Meyer, to offer her condolences.
2002: Queen’s Golden Jubilee: The Queen celebrated the milestone on February 6 and it was an international event to mark the 50th anniversary of her ascension to the throne.
2002: The Queen dines at 10 Downing Street with the five living former prime ministers who served under her. She met Tony Blair, John Major, Margaret Thatcher, James Callaghan and Edward Heath.
2002: The death of Princess Margaret: The Queen’s younger sister dies after suffering a stroke aged 71. The couple had a rocky relationship after the Queen said she could not marry her love Peter Townsend.
2002: The Queen Mother dies: She died aged 101 at Royal Lodge Windsor.
And days earlier, she was pictured filming in London wearing a camel coat – apparently an iconic piece from the late royal’s wardrobe – and brown thigh high boots, paired with white trousers and a pullover matching high collar.
The final two series of The Crown will cover the royal family from the 1990s to 2003. The team will pick up the story where it left off in the fourth season.
The breakdown of the relationship between Charles and Diana will be a central element of the new series. The fourth series of The Crown, which aired in November last year, told the story of the early romance between Charles and Diana.
It was announced last year that Elizabeth would succeed Emma Corrin and play Diana for the fifth and sixth series, which will cover Diana’s death in 1997.
The actress said of her casting last year: “Princess Diana’s spirit, her words and her actions live on in the hearts of so many. It is for me a privilege and an honor to join this masterful series, which made me absolutely addicted from the first episode.
Meanwhile, Dodi Fayed is set to have a big role in the next series of The Crown, with British actor Khalid Abdalla, 39, who starred in the 2007 film The Kite Runner, in the role.
The final two series of The Crown will cover the history of the royal family throughout the 1990s and up to 2003, but it is not yet clear which moments will be seen.
Several poignant moments could be used, including the Queen delivering a speech on the 40th anniversary of her accession in 1992, in which she called the year “annus horriblis”.
She was referring to the breakdown of the marriages of three of her children; Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles divorce Princess Diana.
Other notable events during the period included a fire at Windsor Castle, his golden wedding anniversary in 1997, and the deaths of Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother and the Princess of Wales.
Imelda Staunton takes over the role of Elizabeth II from Olivia Colman who won the Emmy for best lead actress in 2020 and 2021.
Also joining The Crown in series five is Lesley Manville, 64, who is set to play the role of Princess Margaret. Meanwhile, Jonathan Pryce, 73, will reprise the role of Prince Philip.
James Murray will take on the role of Prince Andrew, replacing Tom Byrne, who played the Queen’s second son in series four.
It was reported that last year Timothee would play the future King William. According to The Sun, a source said: “Netflix bosses wanted to make sure they had the right actors for the role given that the young royals are so well known and were so in the public eye to this age.”
“They didn’t rush and found Timothée who they hope will be warmly welcomed. They are about to become household names in their own right.
Like the prince he plays, Timothee is believed to be a keen footballer, playing for Rockslane Chiswick U11s. He is also a talented writer, having received a commendation in the Year 5 category for a poem he wrote during lockdown at the 10th Chiswick Book Festival Young People’s Poetry Competition last year.