April 9 is marked by the death of Prince Philip of the United Kingdom. On social media, fans soon remembered The Crown on Netflix.
The series addresses British royalty following the story of Queen Elizabeth II. She and her late husband are essential characters in the production plot.
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Along with the death, many comments on social media felt that “Crown’s scriptwriters are on the move” with the information. The series, in fact, develops the final two seasons.
In the moment of pain, obviously, the constructions are in the background. However, Prince Philip’s death does not change The Crown as many Netflix fans are imagining.
Peter Morgan, one of the creators, has already commented on it. The author commented that the events of the gift would not be added to The Crown.
The historical drama is not intended to reach the status of Harry and Meghan Markle, and now Philip has died. Thus, the events of the last season remain the same.
“I think there is a definite time gap for you to write. If you write, you automatically become a lot of journalists because of the proximity of time. If you wait for a generation, you can make a play. Kindly write, ”declared Morgan as Entertainment Weekly.
The news of the death was confirmed by Buckingham Palace. The official statement of the British royal house does not state the cause of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.
“It is with great sadness that the Queen, the Queen, announces the death of her beloved husband, her royal highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” beginning the statement issued by Manori Ravindran of Variety Huh.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. New announcements will be made in due time. The Royal Family engages people around the world in mourning for their loss,” the official statement continues.
Prince Philip was in poor health before he died and was hospitalized on February 16, 2021. He remained in the hospital for a month, and was discharged on 16 March.
Philip and Queen Elizabeth have been married since 1947. He was born in Greece, the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battleburg. His family was exiled when he was still young.
Philip joined the British Navy in 1939, after studying in France and Germany.
He relinquished his titles to the Greek royalty and Denmark to marry Queen Elizabeth and made himself British.
Recently, Prince Philip was played by two different actors in the Netflix series The Crown. In the first two seasons, it was played by Matt Smith. In the third and fourth, Tobias Menzies played the role.
For the past two seasons, Jonathan Preece would be a historical figure.
Crown is still available on Netflix.