Fans of Netflix’s The Crown need to watch the trailer for The Empress

A brand new Netflix trailer hit the online on Wednesday, August 17, pointing towards the discharge subsequent month of The Empress — a 6-part German-language unique collection that’s already drawn comparisons to a different status Netflix drama (The Crown).

In reality, the similarities are everywhere in the story (and trailer), daring you to disregard them. The dramatic orchestral rating, a princess in love with a royal who she’s not “supposed” to be with, longing glances, luxurious visuals … you get the concept.


The Empress Netflix trailer

Take a look at the trailer for The Empress, embedded beneath. In the meantime, right here’s how Netflix describes the brand new collection, which hits the streamer on September 29. “When the rebellious Elisabeth (“Sisi”) meets Franz, the Emperor of Austria, the younger couple’s intoxicating love fully upsets the ability construction on the Viennese courtroom.

“After the marriage, the younger empress should assert herself not solely towards her mother-in-law, the sovereign, power-hungry Sophie, but additionally towards Franz’s brother Maxi, who himself longs for the throne (and for Sisi).”

In the meantime, enemy troops are additionally massing on the borders of the Habsburg Empire. When the proletariat rises up in protest towards the emperor, Elisabeth should resolve who she will be able to belief. In addition to what value is required to be a real empress and a determine of hope.

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Philip Froissant and Melika Foroutan within the Netflix collection “The Empress.” Picture supply: Netflix

The Empress presents us the prospect to inform the shifting story of Empress Elisabeth for a up to date viewers,” showrunner Katharina Eyssen explains. “In line with a contemporary picture of girls. Devrim (Lingnau) just isn’t solely a extremely proficient, multi-faceted actress, however for me embodies this very girl: Clever, passionate, rebellious.

“Philip Froissant, for his half, will make of the position of Franz Joseph one thing we now have not seen earlier than. An ambivalent and engaging ruler, whose conflicts are extra topical than ever.”

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Netflix’s subsequent The Crown?

One YouTube commenter, in a word hooked up to the newly launched Netflix trailer, joked that this first-look footage “has already destroyed the primary two seasons of Bridgerton.”

In different implied connections to The Crown, in the meantime, it’s additionally attention-grabbing to notice one different factor about Sisi. She impressed large love and devotion from the general public, akin to that directed on the Princess of Wales. She was additionally a part of what arguably was the primary superstar royal couple in Europe, and her magnificence was legendary.

According to Vogue, she really spent three hours every day merely having her beautiful locks of hair cared for.

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