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PICTURE EXCL: Elizabeth Debicki mirrors Princess Diana being swarmed by paparazzi filming The Crown

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Debicki mirrors Princess Diana being swarmed by paparazzi alongside Dodi Fayed in their final hours while filming season six of The Crown in London

Elizabeth Debicki mirrored Princess Diana being swarmed by paparazzi in her final hours while filming for season six of The Crown.

The Aussie actress, 32, wore an identical grey suit and black t-shirt to the outfit worn by the late royal the night of the tragic car crash as she and Dodi Fayed actor Khalid Abdallah left The Ritz hotel in London.

Filming in London, the crew were recreating The Ritz Hotel in Paris which was the last place Princess Diana was before she died in August 1997.

Mirror image: Elizabeth Debicki mirrored Princess Diana being swarmed by paparazzi in her final hours while filming for season six of The Crown

Back then: CCTV footage showing the final hours of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed at The Ritz Hotel in Paris hours before the tragic car crash which killed them both in August 1997

Low profile: The Aussie actress, 32, wore an identical grey suit and black t-shirt to the outfit worn by the late royal the night of the tragic car crash

Low profile: The Aussie actress, 32, wore an identical grey suit and black t-shirt to the outfit worn by the late royal the night of the tragic car crash

Donning Diana’s signature blonde hairdo, Elizabeth walked out of the luxury London hotel to a sea of photographers looking to get a snap of the Princess.

She wore a pair of black sunglasses to try and keep a lower profile. 

Also on set was actor Harry Anton, who plays her bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones. 

Another familiar face could also be seen on set, former Hollyoaks actor Lee Otway, although it’s unknown what role he is cast for on the Netflix series.

Spotted: Filming in London, the crew were recreating The Ritz Hotel in Paris which was the last place Princess Diana was before she died in August 1997

Spotted: Filming in London, the crew were recreating The Ritz Hotel in Paris which was the last place Princess Diana was before she died in August 1997

Working: Donning Diana's signature blonde hairdo, Elizabeth walked out of the luxury London hotel to a sea of photographers looking to get a snap of the Princess

Working: Donning Diana’s signature blonde hairdo, Elizabeth walked out of the luxury London hotel to a sea of photographers looking to get a snap of the Princess

The cast have been recreating the lead-up to Diana’s death for several weeks, as in late October Elizabeth was seen in Barcelona doing takes from the ill-fated car.

However Netflix has insisted the crash itself will not be shown in the series. 

Debicki was then spotted in the back of a car with Khalid Abdalla, 40, who plays Egyptian film producer Dodi, during production.

The Catalan city’s Francesc Macia Square was given a French makeover ahead of Netflix’s return to film the scenes – as fans of the show are still reeling from the release of the trailer for series five. 

On set: She wore a pair of black sunglasses to try and keep a lower profile like Diana did

On set: She wore a pair of black sunglasses to try and keep a lower profile like Diana did

Filming for series six of the Netflix drama had been temporarily halted following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September, but in the last few weeks the crew have been spotted at work throughout Europe.

Recently, production got underway in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, where it is believed the crew filmed scenes depicting Princess Diana’s St Tropez yachting trip with Dodi in July 1997, just weeks before they died.

Young actors Rufus Kampa and Will Powell were spotted with Debicki and Abdalla, playing Prince William and Prince Harry, who were also on the holiday.

It is also thought the series will feature Dodi in St Tropez with Kelly Fisher – his jilted ex-girlfriend who claimed she was due to marry the son of the Egyptian billionaire just days after photos emerged of him on a yacht with the Princess.

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Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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