Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana in final seasons of The Crown

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  • Elizabeth Debicki has been cast as Princess Diana for season 5 and 6 of The Crown.
  • She will take over from Emma Corrin who will make her appearance in the role in season 4.
  • The show was renewed for a final sixth season in July.


Meet the new Lady Di.

Elizabeth Debicki will play Princess Diana in the final two seasons of The Crown.

The Great Gatsby actor will take over from newcomer Emma Corrin who will make her appearance in the role in season four.

The news was announced via the official Twitter account of the show.

The 29-year-old said in a statement: "Princess Diana's spirit, her words and her actions live in the hearts of so many. It is my true privilege and honour to be joining this masterful series, which has had me absolutely hooked from episode one."

SEE THE FULL TWEET HERE:

Elizabeth joins Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville and Jonathan Pryce.

According to BBC News, the final season will cover the 1990s and the early 2000s and will include the deaths of Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother.

Season 4 - which will be released later this year - will focus primarily on Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher played by Gillian Anderson.

READ MORE | Emma Corrin is Princess Diana's lookalike on set of The Crown

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