‘The Crown’ officially announces season 5 release date
On Saturday, Netflix announced that Queen Elizabeth would take her usual gap year and return to “The Crown” in November 2022. The proclamation was part of Netflix’s Tudum Jubilee, a global celebration of the world’s film and television titles community. streamer.
After winning the Emmy Awards in its fourth season, “The Crown” will return with an all-new cast playing the British Royal Family, including Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana and Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles. Jonny Lee Miller will also appear as Prime Minister John Major.
This will be the third and final distribution cycle of “The Crown,” which launched in 2016 with Claire Foy playing Queen Elizabeth at the start of her reign for two seasons. Then the show took a year off after season 2 and returned in 2019 with Olivia Colman leading the cast as the queen of seasons 3 and 4.
The premiere date was announced from the filming of Staunton’s “The Crown,” which praised Foy and Colman’s award-winning performances in the role she has now inherited. Staunton made her brief, funny remarks as she sat at the Queen’s desk, but she was not dressed in character.
“I will do my best to maintain the very high standard they have set,” she said. “I hope I sound calm, collected, and capable. Meanwhile, my stomach is doing somersaults.
Staunton was originally supposed to play Elizabeth for just one and final season, but creator and executive producer Peter Morgan ultimately extended Staunton’s tenure until Season 6 of the series, which Morgan says will be the last. Season 5 is expected to chronicle the disintegration of Charles and Diana’s marriage, which officially ended in 1996, but it is not clear whether Season 5 will also describe the events that led to Diana’s tragic death in an accident. car in 1997. Morgan has already captured these events. as the screenwriter of the 2006 feature film “The Queen”, which won Helen Mirren an Oscar for her portrayal of the role of Queen Elizabeth.
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