Netflix’s the Crown Unveils Princes Diana’s Cruel Final Night in Upcoming Soon


Netflix has offered viewers a glimpse into what will be the late Princess Diana’s final night before her tragic demise in a fatal car crash in 1997. The highly anticipated final season of “The Crown” is set to premiere next month, and it promises to explore this heart-wrenching chapter in the life of one of the most beloved figures of our time.

On Monday, October 16, the streaming platform shared a series of first-look photos from the upcoming season, catch fire a wave of emotions and anticipation among fans of the series and those who hold Princess Diana close to their hearts. In one of the revealing images, we see a close-up of Diana, perfectly portrayed by Elizabeth Debicki, standing before a blurred and bustling backdrop.

As fans gazed upon this hauntingly familiar image, it immediately drew parallels to a real photograph of Princess Diana taken on that fateful night she lost her life. The emotions were intense, with one Twitter user expressing, “I’m not emotionally prepared for this.” Another somberly remarked, “The cruel final night,” accompanied by a broken heart emoji, signifying the immense tragedy that unfolded.


Netflix has previously confirmed that the final season of “The Crown” will delve into the events of the late ’90s and early 2000s, including the devastating loss of Princess Diana. However, it’s worth noting that the series will not explicitly depict the car crash that claimed her life.

Princess Diana, the mother of Prince Harry and Prince William, met her untimely end in a heartbreaking car accident alongside her then-lover, Dodi Fayed, when their driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to escape relentless paparazzi on August 31, 1997.

Other images shared by Netflix provide a closer look at Elizabeth Debicki and Khalid Abdalla, who portrays Dodi Fayed, in the rear seat of a car, dressed in attire reminiscent of their final night. The cast also includes a still of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, and a photo of Rufus Kampa, Fflyn Edwards, and Dominic West as Prince William, Prince Harry, and King Charles, respectively, giving viewers a tantalizing glimpse into the world of royal drama that awaits them.

As “The Crown” approaches its final season, it continues to be a source of fascination and reflection on the lives of the British monarchy’s most iconic figures, with Princess Diana’s story at the forefront of the narrative. It promises to be a captivating and emotionally charged season, giving viewers a deeper understanding of the complex woman behind the public persona and the tragedy that marked her “cruel final night.”

Ammara Ahmed

Ammara Ahmed

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