Emily in Paris actress Philippine Leroy Beaulieu has revealed that she will be appearing in the forthcoming season of The Crown.
Having won admiring reviews for her role as marketing boss Sylvie Grateau on Emily in Paris, Philippine Leroy Beaulieu is set to come to the attention of a whole new audience with a role in season 5 of the British royal drama The Crown.
The Crown‘s next season will focus on tumultuous events in the 1990s. When the headlines were dominated by the collapsing marriages of three of the Queen’s four children, and even a fire at Windsor Castle, the Queen’s weekend residence where she later spent lockdown.
“It was a very small thing but it was a lot of fun and I was so, so happy to be in it. Every episode is like a little film on its own. It’s crazily well written.”Philippine Leroy Beaulieu
According to Sunday Times, she will be playing Monique Ritz. Widow of Charles Ritz who sold his family-named Paris hotel to Mohamed Al Fayed in 1979. It was this hotel where Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed, Mohamed’s son, spent their final evening before the car crash that killed them both in August 1997. A tragedy that plunged the UK into mourning and tested the public’s affection for its monarchy in unprecedented fashion.