Emma Corrin to play Princess Diana in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’

Netflix’s The Crown has discovered its Princess Diana.

Emma Corrin will painting the late Princess of Wales within the fourth collection of the vastly common British drama, The Hollywood Reporter stated.

Diana Spencer who was married to the Prince of Wales from 1981 to 1996, died in Paris in a automobile crash in 1997. She was famed for her advocacy of charitable causes, together with her work to deal with HIV and Aids.

“Emma is a superb expertise who instantly captivated us when she got here in for the a part of Diana Spencer. In addition to having the innocence and great thing about a younger Diana, she additionally has, in abundance, the vary and complexity to painting a unprecedented girl who went from nameless teenager to changing into probably the most iconic girl of her technology,” The Crown creator Peter Morgan stated in a press release.

“Past excited and honored to be becoming a member of The Crown for its fourth season,” Corrin stated. “I’ve been glued to the present for the reason that first episode and to assume I’m now becoming a member of this extremely gifted appearing household is simply surreal. Princess Diana was an icon, and her impact on the world stays profound and galvanizing. To be given the possibility to discover her by Peter Morgan’s writing is probably the most distinctive alternative, and I’ll try to do her justice!”

Corrin joins a solid together with Olivia Colman who replaces Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth, Helena Bonham Carter who will play Princess Margaret and Tobias Menzies who will play Prince Phillip and replaces Matt Smith within the third season of The Crown.

The third season of The Crown will deal with the Wilson period — the 1964-1970 and 1974-1976 phrases of Prime Minister Howard Wilson — whereas the fourth will deal with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana.