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‘The Crown’ stops filming due to COVID-19 cases

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has paused the realization of various film and television productions. Now, the one that was affected was the fifth season of The Crown, from the streaming company Netflix, who had to stop your filming one day earlier than expected due to an increase in positive cases on set.

Amidst the spread of the Omicron variant in the UK, the production decided going on vacation by the end of the year to avoid a bigger problem. According to information from Variety, it is not yet known who is infected, but it is managed that they were eight those involved.

The Crown finished filming a day earlier than planned for the Christmas holidays after some positive cases within the team, which ensures the safety of others and so that everyone in the production can enjoy a festive break with their loved ones“, Said a close friend of the series to the American media.


The cast that makes up Imelda Staunton like Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce in the character of the King, Lesley manville giving life to Princess Margaret, Jonny lee miller as the Prime Minister, Dominic west in the character of Prince Charles and Elizabeth debicki, in the role of Princess Diana, will return to filming at early January, although the exact dates were not specified.

This new season has had to overcome some problems, such as the refusal of the late Lady Di’s brother, Charles Spencer, to lend the Althorp family mansion for the creation of the story or the decision of Jemina Khan, a close friend of Princess Diana, to stop participating in the writing of the script, considering that it did not represent the respect and compassion that the mother of William and Harry professed.

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