“I have been glued to the show and to think I’m now joining this incredibly talented acting family is surreal,” Corrin said.
“Princess Diana was an icon and her effect on the world remains profound and inspiring. To explore her through Peter Morgan’s writing is the most exceptional opportunity and I will strive to do her justice!” she added.
After the news was announced, Corrin said on Instagram that she was “over joyed, over the moon and incredibly honoured”.
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