If there is a family that causes special interest among people around the world, it is the royal family The United Kingdom, which in recent days has been in the eye of the hurricane due to a controversial interview. With its original series The Crown, it’s especially interesting to Netflix.
In recent days, these so-called Dukes of Sussex starred in an interview with popular presenter Oprah Winfrey, in which many of the values with which the English Crown had been tied for decades were questioned.
Prince Harry and his wife Megan Markle, without going into detail, have shown that within the family led by Elizabeth II there are racist and authoritarian problems, by raising the details of some of the alleged practices preserved by the crown.
Not only did it stop being the topic of conversation and by chance, Netflix’s series, The Crown joined the conversation.
We are talking about a fictional series that, given some historical events around the Crown, talks about the life of Elizabeth II, which generated great interest among audiences because it was considered a story particularly connected to reality.
At the beginning of last year, Netflix provided some data regarding this successful production, noting that since its launch in 2016 until the end of 2019, the series had been watched by a total of 73 million households around the world.
As the series approached the recent history of the royal family, interest in it increased.
Consequently, the data provided by Netflix highlighted that the third season of this series was seen by 21 million households in the first four weeks, which is a 40 percent increase compared to the second season during the same estimated time.
After the controversial interview, she did not wait for references to the series, which naturally led to unexpected publicity for the successful Netflix production.
The Crown producers when Megan and Harry picked daughter Diana, giving them the perfect season finale: pic.twitter.com/1OVWzL0mlV
Don Gelatino (gelatimonstruo) March 10, 2021
Season 5 of The Crown! And the actors who play Megan and Harry are identical. They have outdone the guy who plays Mrs. D in Season 4. pic.twitter.com/lNI3V1wfXq
Patrick (Patriciomonero) March 11, 2021
I love this season of “The Crown”. https://t.co/LpERi1fxst
– m (hetheremaria) March 10, 2021
Despite the fact that many social media users have indicated the possibilities that Netflix will resume the new debate about the royal family, the truth is that Netflix has announced that this shift in the history of royalty, marked by the departure of the Queen’s grandson, Royal Elizabeth will not be part of his imagination.
As mentioned by the platform, there is a rule about this series. Peter Morgan can only write and bring to screen Events that occurred at least 20 years ago, such as the death of “Lady D” or Princess Margaret’s love story with Peter Townsend, which was cut short by protocols of the royal family.
According to this rule, Los Gatos, California products claim that the controversy surrounding Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle is too recent to be a fiction.
However, it’s possible that with the new boom unleashed around this couple and their relationship with the Crown, Netflix has lost great promotion and unpaid advertising.
In fact, during the aforementioned interview, the couple agreed to watch some episodes of the series, as Harry considered the plot well reflecting the sacrifices life involved in serving the British Crown.