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HBO Max delays ‘The Prince’ series after Prince Philip’s death


The upcoming HBO Max series “The Prince” has been postponed due to the death of Prince Philip.

Writer and producer Gary Janetti’s animated satirical series was reportedly due out in the spring of 2021.

“We were saddened by the death of Prince Philip and will adjust the plans for the series debut,” a representative from HBO Max confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. “A new date will be announced at a later date.”

Philip’s character was voiced by Dan Stevens and it is not clear at the moment how the series will address the Duke of Edinburgh’s death.

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He died on April 9th ​​at the age of 99. Prince Philip was buried in Windsor Castle on April 17 in a ceremony attended by just 30 close family members and friends, including Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton.

'The Prince' will follow 7-year-old Prince George as he navigates royal life.  (HBO Max)

‘The Prince’ will follow 7-year-old Prince George as he navigates royal life. (HBO Max)

The series was lit green in 2020 and is not intended to “portray Queen Elizabeth’s husband in the most flattering manner,” a source told THR.

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As previously reported, other voice actors include Janetti as Prince George, Orlando Bloom as Harry, Lucy Punch as Middleton, Condola Rashad as Meghan Markle, Iwan Rheon as William and Sophie Turner as Princess Charlotte.



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