All hail Alicia von Rittberg!
The German-born actress is following the likes of Dame Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett and Dame Helen Mirren by playing Queen Elizabeth I in Starz’s Becoming Elizabeth. Nevertheless, do not count on Alicia’s efficiency to copy the A-listers who’ve beforehand tackled the function.
In an unique interview with E! Information, Alicia admitted it was “so intimidating” taking over the Tudor queen, however she finally felt aid when she realized Changing into Elizabeth tackles the early years of the enduring royal.
As she put it, “So there may be not that a lot comparability.”
Alicia additionally stored a mantra from Helen—who has performed each Queen Elizabeth I and II—in thoughts. “When she researched,” Alicia instructed E! Information, “she discovered a painter who portrayed Elizabeth and he was like, ‘That is simply my model of the of the Queen. I am not saying it’s her.’ I feel that simply actually helped me to relax. It is simply our model of it.”