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The Crown dominated at the Emmy Awards this year, which is why we cannot wait to see what’s in store for next season.

Netflix has slowly been releasing photos of the new cast, with fans having been treated to a glimpse of Princess Diana, Prince Charles and of course, Queen Elizabeth II.

Now, Variety has revealed Khalid Abdalla, best known for his role in The Kite Runner, has been cast as Dodi Al-Fayed, Diana’s lover who tragically died alongside her.

Khalid will star alongside Aussie actress Elizabeth Debicki in the fifth season of the show.

Mohammed Al-Fayed, Dodi’s father and former owner of Harrods will be played by Salim Daw.

Season 5 and 6 will be the final two seasons of the highly acclaimed show, and while the storyline has not been released, it is believed the drama will focus on the final months of Diana’s life.

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