‘The Crown’ Pauses Production Because of Queen’s Death

“The Crown,” Netflix's acclaimed series about Queen Elizabeth II and her family, has paused production due to the monarch's death.

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This image released by Netflix shows Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth in "The Crown." Netflix’s acclaimed series about Queen Elizabeth II and her family, has paused production due to the monarch’s death. (Alex Bailey/Netflix via AP)
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LONDON (AP) — “The Crown,” Netflix’s acclaimed series about Queen Elizabeth II and her family, has paused production due to the monarch’s death. A spokesperson for the series said production was paused on Friday “as a mark of respect” and will also be suspended on the day of the queen’s funeral. The show is in production on its sixth season. Its first two seasons starred Claire Foy as the young princess Elizabeth ascending to the…

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