Alle 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. However, don’t expect Alicia’s performance to replicate the A-listers who’ve previously tackled the role.

In an exclusive interview with CelebHomes News, Alicia admitted it was “so intimidating” taking on the Tudor queen, but she eventually felt relief when she realized Becoming ElizabethThis article examines the first years of this iconic monarch. 

She stated, “So there’s not that much comparison.”

Alicia also kept a mantra from Helen—who has played both Queen Elizabeth I II—in mind. CelebHomes News Alicia explained that when she did her research, she discovered a painter portraying Elizabeth. While I am not saying that it’s her, It helped me relax. This is just one version.