‘The Crown’ star Emma Corrin swaps Lady Di for a radically different character in her new series

The actress will be replaced by Elizabeth Debicki in the fifth and sixth installments of the Netflix series, but she has several interesting projects underway.

Although she was practically a stranger when she was selected by Peter Morgan and his team to play Diana Spencer In The Crown, Emma Corrin has become a well-known face around the world after passing through what is undoubtedly one of Netflix’s star series. Her work in portraying the Princess of Wales, known throughout the world as Lady Di, as the centerpiece of the acclaimed fourth installment of historical fiction, has been tIt is praised by the public and critics that the young interpreter won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in the last edition of the awards and only his partner Olivia Colman was able to snatch the Emmy from him a few weeks ago.

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With or without Emmy, this 25-year-old British actress has found herself among the promising youngsters on the current acting scene thanks to her excellent work and her future projects already almost surpass those that appeared in her career when she signed up to play one of the Britain’s most beloved figures in The Crown.

After the fourth season, The Crown changes its main actors again in order to better represent the passage of time in the characters, so that Corrin will not be part of the fifth installment that will be released in 2022. Instead, it will be Elizabeth Debicki who plays the beloved Princess of Wales in new episodes that will address her media separation from Prince Charles and that promise to attract as much or more attention from the audience than the previous installment.

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Nevertheless, although its passage through The Crown has come to an end, Corrin has several projects going on. Among them star in a new series, although in the skin of a radically different character. Which, on the other hand, is not surprising because Lady Di was unique.

His new project is titled Retreat and it was developed by two people who know Netflix very well: Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, creators of the unforgettable The OA. However, the duo this time have created the new fiction for FX and not for the streaming platform. In her, Corrin will step into the shoes of the main character, Darby Hart, an amateur detective who tries to solve a murder in a ‘resort’ secluded from the world.


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Emma Corrin as Diana Spencer in ‘The Crown’.

According to the project description, «Retreat is a mystery series with a new detective figure at the helm: an amateur Generation Z investigator named Darby Hart. She, along with 11 other guests, receives an invitation from a lone billionaire to participate in a retreat in a remote and dazzling location, but when one of the other guests turns up dead, Darby must fight to prove it was murder against. a way of other interests … And before the murderer takes another victim. «

«Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij have developed a suspenseful story that updates the classic mystery genre with a bold new character for our times,» said Gina Balian, FX original programming chief. «We are delighted that Brit and Zal and the rest of the creative team are bringing this series to life with their unique views and care.» And we that the chosen one was Emma Corrin.

Likewise, the young British actress is also part of the cast of romantic films Lady Chatterley’s Lover and My Policeman.