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It's time to bow down to the new Prince and Princess of Wales.
On Tuesday, Aug. 17, Netflix released the first official photos of Elizabeth Debicki and Dominic West as their The Crown season five characters: Princess Diana and Prince Charles, respectively. Unsurprisingly, the streaming service shared two separate photos of the actors, seemingly indicating that the separation of Charles and Diana will be explored in season five.
The Crown's Twitter account declared, "Our new Prince Charles (Dominic West) and Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki)."
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In the first image, Princess Di looks unhappier than ever, but is still wearing her iconic engagement ring. As for Prince Charles? He appears equally miserable while looking out into a countryside garden.
As fans of the show well know, season four of The Crown depicted Charles and Diana's whirlwind courtship and subsequent unhappiness, which came about after Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) encouraged the pair to make the marriage work. Season five will likely take viewers into the '90s, which brought about the headline-making divorce of the doomed royals.
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It's clear that season five of The Crown is well underway, as these new images come almost two weeks after Debicki was spotted filming on the grounds of Ardverikie Lodge, which doubles as the royal family's Scottish holiday home, Balmoral Castle. Not to mention, the streaming service had us saying "God save the Queen" in July after releasing the first image of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II.
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The Crown's latest installment began filming in July, and Netflix's dramatic interpretation of the British royals' lives, loves and losses will continue to reign on Netflix for through season 6 View this post on Instagram Debicki takes the tiara from Emma Corrin, who embodied Diana in an Emmy-nominated entree into the series in season 4. When Netflix announced The Great Gatsby actress' casting news last year, Debicki described the role as an honor: "Princess Diana's spirit, her words and her actions live in the hearts of so many.
Sadly, new episodes of the Netflix hit aren't expect to arrive until 2022. So, while we wait for more details about the show's highly anticipated return, take a closer look at The Crown cast and their real-life counterparts in the photos below.
Princess Diana honoured with blue plaque at former London flat .
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