The news was revealed during the giant streamer’s Tudum jubilee which featured announcements and updates on its series and movies.
— Netflix (@netflix) September 25, 2021
Season 5 will feature Elizabeth Debicki as the late Princess Diana, who is taking over the role of Princess Diana from Emma Corrin, who played a young Diana in Season 4.
The season featured the princess meeting and marrying a young Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor) and dealing with the stress of worldwide fame.
It also highlighted the princess’s struggle with an eating disorder and her affair with James Hewitt (Daniel Donskoy) after learning of Charles’ romance with Camilla Parker Bowles (Emerald Fennel).
The new season will also feature British-born Egyptian actor Khalid Abdalla as Dodi Fayed, the boyfriend of late Princess Diana, and Salim Daw as Dodi’s father, billionaire, and former Harrods owner Mohamed Al-Fayed.