After her Golden Globe and SAG nominations for her portrayal of Princess Diana in The crown, Emma Corrin will play opposite Harry Styles (Dunkirk) in the Amazon Studios romantic drama My policeman. Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts, My policeman will be produced by Greg Berlanti, Robbie Rogers and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti-Schechter Films, in association with Cora Palfrey and Phillip Herd at Independent Film Company and MGC.
The story takes place at the end of the 1990s, when the arrival of the old invalid Patrick at Marion and Tom’s home, triggers the exploration of the seismic events of 40 years before: the passionate relationship between Tom and Patrick at a time when homosexuality was illegal. Styles and Corrin are expected to play Tom and Marion respectively.
Crown Golden Globe nominee Emma Corrin reacts to Kristen Stewart’s upcoming Princess Diana, says her role was “one of the best experiences”
Tony and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage will direct from a screenplay adapted from Oscar and Emmy nominee Ron Nyswaner.
Corrin is best known for her role as Lady Diana Spencer in Season 4 of Netflix’s award-winning global hit series The crown, which earned her Golden Globe, SAG and Critics Choice nominations for Best Actress. Emma joined the stellar cast of Season 3, including Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter and Josh O’Connor in the latest iteration of the series released in November 2020. Emma was also selected by The Hollywood Reporter as one of their ‘next generation’ actors and named as one of the Screen International‘s’ Stars of Tomorrow’ 2020. Last March, Emma made her first film appearance in Misbehavior, a historical drama film about the story of a group of women from the women’s liberation movement seeking to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty pageant, which took place in London. As Miss South Africa contestant Jillian Jessup, Emma has starred alongside Keira Knightley, Keeley Hawes and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, among others. Emma’s previous television roles include her appearance as ‘Esme,’ a recurring role on the Warner Brothers / EPIX 10-episode series Pennyworth.
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