Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in Netflix’s “The Crown”.
Helena Bonham-Carter for the hire of a psychic contact with the late Princess Margaret in an attempt to be perfect in her new role as The Queen’s sister.
And the actress stressed that her Royal Highness has already told her that she is “doing a great job” as she films the royal drama “The Crown”.
The eccentric star is best known for playing the witch Bellatrix Lestrange in the “Harry Potter” films and the Queen-Mother, opposite Colin Firth as King George VI in the 2010 film “the King’s Speech.”
But Helena, 52, took unconventional steps to address of her new royal role in the series three of the Netflix epic.
— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix), 16 July 2018
A TV insider said: “She always likes to research her roles with great depth as possible, and is always willing to go that extra mile. So if that means that you will be someone with supernatural powers to speak on a character who is now on the other hand, Helena has no problems with doing that.”
He continued, “She is spiritual by nature and open-minded, and is glad that she had such a positive feedback of the late royal.”
It is not the first time that a psychic ‘ s been employed by Helena, who will play Princess Margaret, opposite Olivia Colman as the Queen.
She is mentioned in a supernatural specialist when it comes to addressing her haunted house.
Helena Bonham Carter plays Princess Margaret in The Crown of Season Three. pic.twitter.com/Rf5EAckD3c
— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) 3 May 2018
When they consulted the same person when she took over the role of another dead legend Elizabeth Taylor, in the BBC drama, “Burton and Taylor.”
Helena said: “I was in a real dilemma about the role. I asked a psychic — I’m completely wacko — who was actually de-ghosting our house.”
She was this week photographed wearing black as she played Princess Margaret in addition to Colman as her Majesty.
They were filmed scenes re the funeral of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.
Season three is expected to span 1964 to 1976, this will probably be the coverage of the events surrounding Princess Margaret’s divorce, and when Prince Charles first met a young Camilla Shand.
#TheCrown won the Emmy for Outstanding Casting In A Drama Series — and just looking at this cast, it’s easy to see why! pic.twitter.com/NYB9J5rN76
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All the actors in the first two seasons a member of the production with the understanding it was a two-season commitment.
Tobias Menzies will take over from Matt Smith as Prince Philip, Bonham Carter Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret, and Ben Daniels Matthew Goode as Antony Armstrong-Jones.
“The Crown” in the first instance, made headlines as one of the most expensive TV productions, with each episode cost about £5 million ($A9 million).
This story originally appeared in The Sun, and is reproduced here with permission.