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‘The Crown’ star Jared Harris says the royal family is ‘thrilled’ about the Netflix show

“The royal family will be happy about that The crown because it humanizes them,” Jared Harris said.

Harris, who portrayed Queen Elizabeth II’s father King George VI in the first two seasons of the Netflix royal hit, said the latest and final season, in which Princess Diana dies, continues to generate controversy, but denied accepting will become that it would be the most famous family in Great Britain. Problem with the show.

“There’s always the question of whether you should do this or tell this story or if it’s disrespectful in some way. I think the royal family will be happy because it humanises them,” he told the BBC. Today Program this morning.

While The crown has received more and more criticism as the series has evolved over the years and is now more firmly anchored in the audience’s collective consciousness. Chernobyl Star Harris said there was even a spotlight when he starred in the show.

“Back then there was a lot of attention given to royal guards and the like,” he added. “Everyone knew there would be a lot of interest [when it started]. Vogue did a photo shoot and when fashion magazines are interested in your show, you know it’s going to go to a new level.”

Harris’ character King George VI. appears in flashbacks in several episodes of the first season and in several episodes of the second season. He was BAFTA nominated for Turnaround.

The first four episodes of The crown Season 6 dropped 10 days ago, including Diana’s death, and they continue to make headlines. On Friday, the Queen’s former press secretary described the sixth season to Deadline as “dramatic license gone mad.”

Creator Peter Morgan, who wrote every episode The crownhas always admitted that his writings connect “acts of fantasy” with real events.

Harris appears on Today to discuss his new play Harold Pinter’s The return home, which opens at the Young Vic this week.

Source: Deadline

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