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Articles Tagged 'The Crown'

“Downton Abbey” Red Carpet – 14th Rome Film Fest 2019

‘The Crown’ Series Has Been Extended to Six Seasons

If you’re a loyal fan of the Royal series The Crown, this update is for you. Originally, the Netflix series, which documents Queen Elizabeth II and her family from 1947 to the late 1990s, was planned for five seasons. But, it turns out, there’s more to cover and creator Peter Morgan needs more time and […]

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Casting News: Lesley Manville to Play Princess Margaret in Final Season of ‘The Crown’

It’s official: Lesley Manville has joined The Crown to portray Princess Margaret in the show’s fifth and final season. Following British newspaper reports overnight, the Netflix period drama confirmed the casting on Twitter today (July 2). Manville will play Margaret, Queen Elizabeth II‘s younger sister, opposite Imelda Staunton as the long-reigning British monarch. She follows […]

‘Eleanor & Colette’ Premiere In Essen

Helena Bonham Carter Went to a Psychic for Advice on ‘The Crown’ Role

Helena Bonham Carter is set to play Princess Margaret in the next season of The Crown, opposite Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II. Bonham Carter recently spoke at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, where she shared a delightfully quirky story (we wouldn’t expect anything else). Apparently, when preparing to play the late royal, she went to a psychic […]

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Gillian Anderson Will Play Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Crown’

It’s official: Gillian Anderson will play former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in The Crown. We first reported the possibility way back in August, but The Sunday Times and Deadline confirmed it yesterday (January 20) as filming continues on seasons three and four of Netflix’s royal epic. The X-Files star won’t appear until season four, however, when the saga […]

National Television Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

Look Who’s Playing Camilla Parker Bowles in ‘The Crown’

Unofficial photos from the set of The Crown season three have revealed the actress playing Camilla Parker Bowles. Netflix has yet to announce who’s been cast as the future Duchess of Cornwall, but U.K. outlets have identified the actress as none other than Emerald Fennell, the delightfully monikered actress who plays Patsy in Call the Midwife. No, […]

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Could Gillian Anderson Join ‘The Crown’ in an Iconic Role?

Having grown up in the U.K. and U.S., Gillian Anderson (The Fall) is equally comfortable speaking in English and American accents, but it’s a very imperious version of the former she’ll need to perfect if she joins The Crown (just ask Claire Foy). According to a report published by the The Telegraph, the actress is being […]

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