Elizabeth Debicki wore a grey suit and a black high in Barcelona this weekend as she appeared to movie The Crown scenes which can depict the occasions main up to Princess Diana’s loss of life – as Netflix insists viewers won’t see the crash itself.
The Australian actress, 32, wore the similar outfit the late Princess of Wales was noticed carrying in CCTV footage in a carry at the Ritz Hotel simply hours earlier than she and her accomplice Dodi Al-Fayed died in a automobile crash on 31 August 1997.
Debicki was noticed in the again of a automobile with Khalid Abdalla, 40, who performs Egyptian movie producer Dodi, throughout manufacturing.
Elizabeth Debicki, 32, who performs Princess Diana in The Crown, donned a grey suit identical to the one worn by the late Princess of Wales in footage from a CCTV digital camera in a carry at the Ritz Hotel hours earlier than she died. Filming for the occasions main up to the deadly automobile crash came about in Barcelona this weekend
Debicki wore sun shades and seemed the picture of Diana as she sat in the again of a automobile with Khalid Abdalla, 40, who performs Dodi Fayed, with whom the Princess was travelling when the automobile crashed in Paris
Princess Diana with Dodi Al-Fayed in the carry of the Ritz Hotel in Paris on the afternoon of 31 August 1997, hours earlier than the pair died in a automobile accident
Debicki wore a seatbelt in the again of the automobile as she filmed – which can be a signal the crew weren’t filming the actual automobile journey taken by the Princess and Dodi in their final moments
The Mercedes was adopted by bigger set automobiles together with a 4×4 as filming bought underway, whereas different crew members stood close by
The scenes had been filmed in Barcelona over the weekend, as the Catalan metropolis has been given a makeover to resemble the streets of Paris
The Catalan metropolis’s Francesc Macia Square was given a French makeover forward of Netflix’s return to movie the scenes – as followers of the present are nonetheless reeling from the launch of the trailer for sequence 5.
Filming for sequence six of the Netflix drama had been briefly halted following the loss of life of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September, however in the previous couple of weeks the crew have been noticed at work all through Europe.
Most just lately, manufacturing bought underway in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, the place it’s believed the crew filmed scenes depicting Princess Diana’s St Tropez yachting journey with Dodi in July 1997, simply weeks earlier than they died.
Young actors Rufus Kampa and Will Powell had been noticed with Debicki and Abdalla, enjoying Prince William and Prince Harry, who had been additionally on the vacation.
It can be thought the sequence will function Dodi in St Tropez with Kelly Fisher – his jilted ex-girlfriend who claimed she was due to marry the son of the Egyptian billionaire simply days after images emerged of him on a yacht with the Princess.
Elizabeth Debicki (pictured) filmed scenes which are thought to depict the occasions main up to the loss of life of Princess Diana in a automobile crash in August 1997
The actress, 32, seemed cool and picked up behind sun shades as she walked throughout the set carrying a drink, whereas carrying a suit identical to the one worn by Diana in her final moments
The sixth sequence of The Crown will function the final days of Princess Diana, performed by Debicki (pictured) together with the St Tropez journey she took with Dodi Al-Fayed in July 1997
Debicki was pictured in the again of a automobile throughout filming, which suggests the crew was producing scenes of the moments main up to the deadly automobile crash in the Pont d’Alma tunnel in central Paris
Khalid Abdalla was additionally pictured filming in the again of a automobile – though Netflix has strongly insisted the second the crash occurred won’t be depicted onscreen
The pair had been noticed strolling via the streets of Barcelona, which can depict Paris in the sixth season of The Crown, in what seems to be a dramatised model of occasions from that afternoon/night
Khalid Abdalla seemed the picture of Dodi Fayed as he too was dressed in the similar outfit the son of the Egyptian billionaire was carrying when he was noticed in the carry of the Ritz Hotel
There was a big concentrate on the black Mercedes-Benz W140 S-Class – which was the automobile in which Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed perished
Debicki (pictured) put her hand to her brow to defend herself from the solar as the crew filmed in the Catalan metropolis of Barcelona
The actress (pictured centre) seemed the picture of Princess Diana with coiffed hair and sun shades, plus a pair of small gold hoops. Behind her, a memorial has been inscribed with French writing
Debicki (pictured as Diana) took a fast espresso break in between filming scenes for the Paris journey in 1997 the place she died in a automobile crash
This weekend, native press in Barcelona reported sequence chiefs could be recording the occasions main up to Diana’s ill-fated 1997 journey to Paris when she died in an underpass crash.
Respected Catalan each day El Periodico mentioned yesterday/on Saturday: ‘The scene filmed is the deadly automobile accident Lady Di suffered.’
However, Netflix has insisted the crash itself won’t be proven in the sequence.
Catalan on-line information web site NacioDigital, claiming the September 9 suspension had led to a change of venue from a chic avenue of gardens referred to as the Jardinets de Gracia, mentioned: ‘The producers of the sequence wished to perform certainly one of the most important moments in the historical past of the British monarchy in the Jardinets de Gracia, the loss of life of Diana in a site visitors accident.
‘This Friday and Saturday filming came about in Francesc Macia Square.’
Debicki seemed calm and picked up as she strolled throughout the set on the streets of Barcelona, the place she is filming maybe the most controversial scenes The Crown has ever shot
The actress (pictured) smiled between takes as the crew bought on with filming following a number of weeks in Palma de Mallorca – which can symbolize St Tropez
Debicki chatted to a crew member in between filming scenes for the Paris automobile crash in 1997 in which Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed died
Debicki seemed elegant as Diana as she slipped out of the again of a automobile, the place it’s thought she filmed scenes main up to the Princess’s automobile crash – as Netflix insists the crash itself won’t be proven
Debicki (pictured) appeared deep in focus as she ready to movie the scenes amid controversy surrounding sequence 5 of The Crown, after the trailer was launched this week
A cuddle onset! Debicki confirmed her appreciation for fellow crew members as she pulled a owman in for a hug from behind
Adding a Catalan TV and radio reporter had been in a position to get nearer to the set of The Crown to give extra particulars of filming, it added: ‘In this legendary metropolis sq. they shoot the vital second when the paparazzi chase Lady Di’s automobile via Paris.’
Netflix insisted just lately: ‘The actual second of the crash influence won’t be proven.’
Last week it was pressured to defend the sequence after former British PM John Major lashed out at a storyline displaying King Charles plotting to oust his mum.
Oscar-winning actress Dame Judi Dench has additionally criticised The Crown and expressed fears it is going to current ‘an inaccurate and hurtful account of historical past.’
As the trailer for the fifth sequence was launched earlier this week, followers of the present bought a sneak peek at how the breakdown of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s marriage will likely be dramatised onscreen.
Throughout the trailer, emphasis is positioned on strain the royal household confronted throughout the Nineties as the marriage between Prince Charles and Princess Diana broke down – whereas additionally protecting the late Monarch (Imelda Staunton) and her response to the Windsor Castle Fire of 1992.
lt can even embody a complete episode specializing in Diana’s controversial sit-down interview with BBC journalist Martin Bashir in 1995, in which she sensationally mentioned ‘there have been three of us in the marriage’ – a reference to Charles and Camilla.
Over the first three sequence of The Crown, the Netflix hit has change into well-known for bending information to suit its narrative, and whereas some creative license is inevitable, some critics have been outraged in its rewriting of historical past and relationships.
But in its most controversial sequence but, the model new trailer declares that the ‘royal household is in real disaster’, because it depicts at-the-time Prince Charles and Diana’s divorce.