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WATCH: Matt Smith Gives Tobias Menzies Some Advice on Taking Over as Prince Philip in ‘The Crown’

Matt Smith (Doctor Who) has some tips for Tobias Menzies (Game of Thrones), who’s set to replace him as Prince Philip in seasons three and four of The Crown. When James Corden asked on The Late Late Show last night (August 15) what advice he’d give Menzies, Smith cheekily replied, “Don’t do it!” Clearly this was a joke, especially considering the […]

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Casting News: ‘The Crown’ Just Added Three More Royals

The Crown‘s season three cast has swelled with the addition of three new actors in the last 24 hours. Following rumors a few months ago, BAFTA nominee Josh O’Connor (God’s Own Country) has officially joined the show as a young Prince Charles. Meanwhile, Erin Doherty (Call the Midwife) will play a young Princess Anne and […]

Olivia Colman attends Harper’s Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards at Claridge’s Hotel on October 31, 2016 in London, England.

WATCH: Olivia Colman is the Queen in Trailer for ‘The Favourite’

We can’t wait to see Olivia Colman play Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, and a new trailer released yesterday (July 9) gives us an idea what that might look like. If we squint very hard, that is. The trailer is actually for The Favourite, and Olivia isn’t playing that queen, but Queen Anne, who ruled England, Scotland and […]

Julian Fellowes attends the European premiere of “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies” at Vue West End on February 1, 2016 in London, England.

‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes Has an Issue with ‘The Crown’

Downton Abbey showrunner Julian Fellowes has leapt to the defence of Prince Philip, saying his portrayal in The Crown was “unfair.” The comments were made during an appearance on an episode of Katie Couric’s podcast released yesterday (June 28), and bring two of our favorite shows into contention. Thankfully though, we don’t have to choose […]

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Casting News: ‘The Crown’ Has Found Its New Lord Snowdon

The Crown has cast Ben Daniels in one of its most intriguing season three roles. He’ll play Antony Armstrong-Jones — husband to Princess Margaret and better and known as Lord Snowdon. Daniels, who’s known for his performances in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, House of Cards, and The Exorcist, will surely cause trouble for Helena Bonham Carter‘s […]

Vanessa Kirby attends the For Your Consideration event for Netflix’s “The Crown” at Saban Media Center on April 27, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

WATCH: Vanessa Kirby Reveals She Almost Lost Her Role in ‘The Crown’

Step aside, Daniel Day-Lewis: When it comes to commitment to the craft of acting, Vanessa Kirby might just have you beat. The Crown star described how she prepared to play Princess Margaret on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night (June 14), but also let slip that some hastily applied cosmetics almost lost her the role. “I […]

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Has ‘The Crown’ Found Its Prince Charles for Season Three?

Though we don’t know exactly which aspects of Royal history The Crown will cover in its next season, we do know the hit Netflix show is introducing an entirely new cast. Producer Suzanne Mackie confirmed last year that we’ll meet a young Camilla Parker Bowles during season three; now it’s being reported that the show […]

“The Crown” Season 2 World Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals

‘The Crown’ Creator Peter Morgan Talks About Finding a New Prince Philip

First things first, The Crown has not found its new Prince Philip just yet. We want to make sure to manage everyone’s expectations going into this update… BUT, the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, who attended a BAFTA Masterclass panel discussion, reports RadioTimes, is actively searching for a new Prince Philip to take over in season three when Matt Smith (Doctor Who) ages […]

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