“Emma is a brilliant talent who instantly captivated us came in for the part of Diana Spencer,” Morgan informed The Hollywood Reporter. “As well as having the beauty and innocence of a young Diana, she also has, in abundance, the range and complexity to depict an extraordinary woman who went from unidentified teenager to becoming the most iconic woman of her creation.” Read more…

She won’t be in Season 3, but Netflix’s The Crown has cast a Princess Diana for Season 4. Newcomer Emma Corrin will portray the Lady that became one of the most well-known women on earth and also a tragic chapter in history.

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“I have been glued into the show and to believe I’m now linking this exceptionally talented acting family is surreal,” Corrin said in a statement. “Princess Diana was a icon and her influence on the world remains profound and inspiring. To explore her through [creator] Peter Morgan’s writing is easily the most outstanding opportunity  and I shall try to do her justice.”