Emma Corrin, during the last round of filming in Malaga. / MIGUE FERNÁNDEZ

Netflix returns to the Costa del Sol to shoot scenes for the new season of The Crown

The fifth season of the series about the British Royal Family, which has just triumphed at the Emmys, will be filmed in different locations in Marbella next week

REGINA SOTORRÍO

The jewel in Netflix's crown is returning to the Costa del Sol next week to shoot scenes for the fifth series of the Emmy Award-winning blockbuster.

Sources close to the production have told SUR that the series on the British Royal Family will be filming scenes in Puerto Banús and at a luxury residence on the La Zagaleta residential development.

The team will be picking up the story where it left off in the fourth season, starting in the 1990s.

There will be some new faces as Elizabeth Debicki will play an adult Princess Di taking over from the young Diana played by Emma Corrin. And actress Olivia Colman passes the baton to Imelda Staunton in the role of Queen Elizabeth. Prince Charles will now be played by Dominic West, instead of Josh O'Connor.

One of the scenes from the fourth season of The Crown, shot from the top floor of the AC Malaga Palacio hotel. / NETFLIX

Return visit

The Crown returns to the province after recording scenes in two previous seasons. In the third, the Torremolinos Palacio de Ferias was transformed into a 1960s airport. And, in the fourth, the production crew were in Malaga city shooting a view from the top floor of the AC Malaga Palacio hotel, which featured as a skyscraper in the Australian city of Brisbane during an official visit by Charles and Diana.

In other scenes, Gillian Anderson played the part of Margaret Thatcher in scenes shot at the Gran Hotel Miramar. In addition, the actors Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor filmed in the Concepción gardens portraying the royals' car ride through Adelaide. Other scenes were shot on the iconic Guadalhorce iron bridge that represented Darwin, and in Cártama for a polo match.