As such, a historical role has been cast. Netflix has confirmed that Emma Corrin (Grantchester) has landed the coveted role of Lady Diana Spencer aka Princess Diana.
“I have been glued to the show, and to think I’m now joining this incredibly talented acting family is surreal,” Corrin said of her casting.
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“Princess Diana was an icon and her effect on the world remains profound and inspiring," she continued.
"To explore her through Peter Morgan’s writing is the most exceptional opportunity and I will strive to do her justice!”
According to Imbd, Corrin's sole TV role was on an episode of British drama, Grantchester.
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