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How the Cast of The Crown Compares to the Real-Life Players

It’s time to bow down to a new queen.On July 30, Netflix released the first look of Harry Potter actress Imelda Staunton’s transformation into Queen Elizabeth II, a much anticipated image as Staunton’s casting was first teased back in November 2019.In the first glimpse, Staunton donned the queen’s signature short bob, pearls and yellow-patterned outfit.But she’s certainly not the […]

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The Crown Casts Game of Thrones Star Jonathan Pryce as Final Prince Philip

The Crown has found its final Prince Philip.  Jonathan Pryce has been cast as Queen Elizabeth’s husband in the last two seasons of the Netflix drama, following in the footsteps of Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies.He’ll star alongside Imelda Staunton as Elizabeth and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret.No other casting has been announced so far, but […]

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Royal Twist: The Crown Getting Sixth (and Final) Season on Netflix After All

A twist in Netflix’s royal family saga: The story isn’t ending with The Crown season five after all.The streamer made the announcement on Twitter.Despite previously announcing The Crown season five starring Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, series creator and Netflix reversed their decision.Now, season six will be the last.”As […]

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The Crown Season 5 Casts Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret

The Crown has found its final Princess Margaret in Lesley Manville.For the fifth and final season, Manville will take over the role of Queen Elizabeth II’s sister from Helena Bonham Carter who took it over from Vanessa Kirby.I could not be happier to be playing Princess Margaret.The baton is being passed on from two formidable […]

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