The Crown fans have shared their excitement as Elizabeth Debicki was pictured on set as Princess Diana for the first time. The Australian actor will portray the late royal in the forthcoming fifth series of Netflix’s royal drama, taking over the role originally played by Emma Corrin.
“ELIZABETH DEBICKI IS COMING TO SERVE,” another tweeted, while one tweet read: “ELIZABETH DEBICKI AS DIANA IM ON THE FLOOR.”
The Great Gatsby actor will star in series five and six of The Crown opposite Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II, with her first official photo in character being released last week.
Jonathan Pryce will play Prince Philip, while Lesley Manville has been cast as Princess Margaret. Dominic West will play Diana’s former husband Prince Charles.
The Crown is expected to return to Netflix in 2022.