Major surprise is about to come as who is going to join Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies, it will take over as the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when the drama returns to Netflix.
Olivia Colman finally get succeeds Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II in series three of Netflix’s royal biopic i.e. The Crown.
Later on, it is announced back in October that Broadchurch star Colman will be taking on the role of the Queen.
After following Foy’s Emmy best actress win for her role in the Netflix drama, now has high expectation for Colman’s performance.
And, after a prolonged dedicated search, as Prince Philip Tobias Menzies joined the ranks in March 2018. As drama is about to move into a new era With Claire Foy and Matt Smith now gone.
Also production has been delayed due to the re-shuffling of the cast, now it appears unlikely that we are going to see the new episodes before 2019. However the good news is that series three and four are being shot back to back, so it’s unlikely that we’ll have such a long wait before the subsequent series arrives.
As we know Series one was released in November 2016 and Series two in December 2017 – during in time for Christmas – Netflix was anticipating a longer break in between series two and three. Once the producers confirmed the new cast, Filming began in July 2018, after , and so now The Crown series three is expected to air in 2019.
With series one and two having covered the early years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, from 1947-63 the third and fourth series will span the years 1964-76.
Peter Morgan as show-runner is not giving anything away just yet, but history tells us that series three, if it does indeed take us from ’64-’70, will see the monarch cultivating her steadiest relationship with a Prime Minister yet in Harold Wilson, who served as head of the British government during this period
Anyone can Join now our Netflix Facebook Group to discuss what you’re currently watching New star Tobias Menzies revealed to RadioTimes.com that the series will include an episode on the Apollo 11 moon landing and also includes how Prince Philip used to react to the momentous event in history.
He also revealed that “We’ve just been shooting a really interesting episode which was all tied into the moon landings in ’69,”
“Peter Morgan as Showunner has taken this angle that Philip gets very absorbed by the heroism of these men compared to what maybe he hasn’t done with his own life.”
Suzanne Mackie as a producer, speaking at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival 2017, said that the new season would also see the introduction of Charles’ wife(second) Camilla Parker-Bowles.
As Charles’ movement into the public eye following his coronation as the Prince of Wales in 1969, It should also cover the decolonisation of Africa and the Caribbean, the birth of Prince Edward (March 1964), and.
However, Netflix already has released a first look at Colman as the Queen, you can see in the picture below.
Also, Netflix is following images of Ben Daniels as Lord Snowden and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.
A first look at Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, released on 28th August.
The Queen Olivia Colman was the first new cast member announced – she will be replacing Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II.
She said that Agent called when she was in a car telling her that she had been asked to meet with director Peter Morgan. She recently finished watching the first series, which she had done in about three nights – and so she was very excited. Her agent was trying to be subtle, not knowing who was in the car with her and she went, ‘It’s something about a tiara’, and I went, ‘Oh, it’s The Crown!'”
In 2018 late March, Prince Philip I, it was announced that star(Outlander series) Tobias Menzies would be playing the role of Prince Philip, after much speculation (it was initially rumoured that Paul Bettany was perfect to replace Matt Smith)
Menzies told RadioTimes.com and Explains how he has prepared to play the Duke of Edinburgh, “I just listened to him loads. It’s a technical thing that want to sound and look like him, but also move like him too. I’ve gone slightly crazy just listening to him.”
In this series three, after Netflix confirmed the long-rumoured casting, on other hand Princess Margaret Veteran actress Helena Bonham Carter will take on the role of Princess Margaret.
In 2018 January, Vanessa Kirby, the actress who tagged The Crown’s official Instagram account, has also played a role of Margaret in the first two series, shared an Instagram picture with Bonham Carter along with the caption “honoured”.
Star(Line of Duty) Jason Watkins is going to play Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.
Midwife actor Erin Doherty has taken a call to play the role of Princess Anne.
Prince Charles The Durrells star Josh O’Connor is confirmed as an actor to play Prince Charles in what is set as a key period in the Prince of Wales’s history. O’Connor joked he had “all ears for the part”.
In October 2018, Camilla Shand (also known as Camilla Parker-Bowles, or the Duchess of Cornwall) , hereby Netflix also confirmed that Midwife star Emerald Fennell would like to play the key role of Camilla Shand – going to be a Prince Charles’ future wife.
Fennel said that he is terrified and on other hand absolutely over the moon too, in joining hugely talented people on The Crown. Star Gillian Anderson (The X-Files and Sex Education) meanwhile will play Margaret Thatcher.
star Gillian Anderson (The X-Files and Sex Education) meanwhile will play Margaret Thatcher.
Charles Dance(Game of Thrones star) will be appearing in The Crown too, although his role is not confirmed yet. He might will play Prince Charles’ favourite great-uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Of course, still leaves plenty of other empty roles we’ll be keeping this page updated with the announcements as soon as they come in.
Alex Jennings (Actor) who played the Duke of Windsor in series one and two has also admitted that he will find it difficult to watch his successor in the current role.
“I would love to be involved in my story in The Crown have done the whole arc up until the Duke of Windsor’s end,” he told RadioTimes.com.