Followers of The Crown, we’ve some excellent news for you! After creator Peter Morgan introduced he would end the award-winning series with season 5, he reversed course and can proceed with the unique plan for six seasons. And it appears to be like like issues are already underway on season 5.
In an announcement from Netflix, Morgan mentioned that as he and the staff started discussing storylines for season 5, it turned obvious that “as a way to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story, we should always return to the unique plan and do six seasons.”
Netflix’s then vice chairman of authentic content material, Cindy Holland, added, “The Crown retains elevating the bar with every new season. We will’t await audiences to see the upcoming fourth season, and we’re proud to assist Peter’s imaginative and prescient and the outstanding solid and crew for a sixth and remaining season.”
Nevertheless, even with the excellent news, followers shouldn’t anticipate a deep dive into the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s—Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s—courtship, or their resolution to step back from senior roles. (That’s nonetheless excellent news for Prince Harry, who reportedly hoped this is able to occur.) Says Morgan: “To be clear, season six won’t deliver us any nearer to current day—it should merely allow us to cowl the identical interval in higher element.”
Season 4 featured Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth, Tobias Menzies as Prince Phillip, and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. (Claire Foy, Matt Smith, and Vanessa Kirby famously originated the roles within the first two seasons.) It additionally marked the primary appearance of Princess Diana (Emma Corrin), as Diana and Charles’s dysfunctional relationship was entrance and middle.
Netflix additionally confirmed that famed British stage actress Imelda Staunton—who some could keep in mind performed Professor Umbridge within the Harry Potter movies—will take over as Queen Elizabeth in season 5.
“I’ve beloved watching The Crown from the very begin,” Staunton said. “As an actor it was a pleasure to see how each Claire Foy and Olivia Colman introduced one thing particular and distinctive to Peter Morgan’s scripts. I’m genuinely honored to be becoming a member of such an distinctive artistic staff and to be taking The Crown to its conclusion.”
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