Olivia Colman To Play Queen Elizabeth In The Crown

IN yet one more sterling casting transfer by the makers of Emmy-winning royal drama The Crown, Olivia Colman is reportedly set to take the reins from Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II for seasons three and 4.

Jason Bell

Colman, who this 12 months received a Golden Globe for Finest Supporting Actress in The Evening Supervisor, is tipped to play the monarch because the Netflix interval drama continues its dramatised chronicle of the Queen’s reign. The primary two seasons cowl the years between 1947 and 1964 and, whereas Foy herself picked up a Golden Globe for her royal portrayal within the first season, present creator Peter Morgan has beforehand mentioned the significance of casting new actors within the main roles because the collection progressed, so as to give an genuine depiction of the Queen and Prince Philip’s lives.

With the second instalment of the record-breaking-budget drama set to land on Netflix on December eight, Broadchurch actress Colman is the one new solid member revealed for the third season to date. So let the hypothesis about who might succeed Matt Smith as Prince Philip start…

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