All hail the brand new Queen!
Netflix has launched the primary picture of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II from the fifth and penultimate season of The Crown, which lately started filming within the U.Ok. with the Sony-owned Brit banner Left Financial institution Photos.
Staunton replaces Emmy-nominated Olivia Colman for seasons 5 and 6, with Lesley Manville swapping sneakers with Helena Bonham-Carter as Princess Margaret, Dominic West changing Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki changing Emma Corrin’s Princess Diana and Jonathan Pryce taking on from Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip.
Final month it was confirmed that Johnny Lee Miller, finest identified for Trainspotting and Elementary, will play former British Prime Minister John Main, whose seven-year tenure as chief between 1990 and 1997 the season will observe. Gillian Anderson, who performed Main’s predecessor Margaret Thatcher for season 4, received a Golden Globe for her efficiency (alongside wins for O’Connor and Corrin).
The fourth season of The Crown lately scored 24 Emmy nominations, tied with The Mandalorian for the series with the most nominations this year.
The Crown has develop into one in every of Netflix’s most defining status dramas because it first aired in 2016, profitable quite a few awards and coming to underline the corporate’s dedication to big-budget manufacturing spend within the U.Ok., the place it now has a significant presence.
An early glimpse of our new Queen Elizabeth II, Imelda Staunton. pic.twitter.com/ZeMSA1hDnv
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