Emma Corrin, who plays Diana in season four of The Crown, feels like she's got to know the princess 'like you would a friend'.
Princess Diana will be played by Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki for seasons five and six of hit Netflix series The Crown, it's been confirmed.
“The Crown” has found its Prince Phillip (again) to play opposite Imelda Staunton’s Queen Elizabeth for the Netflix drama’s final two seasons.Jonathan Pryce will take over the role from Tobias Menzies, who plays Elizabeth’s husband in Season 3 and 4, the latter of which debuts later this year. Matt Smith played the young Prince Phillip during the show’s first two seasons opposite Claire Foy. The fifth and sixth seasons of the Netflix drama will be the show’s last.Pryce joins Staunton and Lesley Manville, who will play Princess Margaret.Also Read: 'The Crown' Season 5 Won't Premiere Until 2022Netflix had initially planned to end the show after the fifth season, before deciding to extend it to six. That means that each version of the cast will have gotten to serve two seasons on the historical drama. “As we started to discuss the storylines for Series 5, it soon became clear that in order to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story we should go back to the original plan and do six seasons,” Creator Peter Morgan said. “To be clear, Series 6 will not bring us any closer to present day – it will simply enable us to cover the same period in greater detail.”Pryce is known his roles as the High Sparrow in “Game of Thrones,” along with a slew of other films including “Tomorrow Never Dies,” “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Most recently, he received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Pope Francis in “The Two Popes.”The upcoming fourth season of “The Crown,” which is expected to debut later this year, will cover Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family during the Princess Diana era. Season 3 of “The Crown,” which launched last November, left off in 1977 at the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.Read original story ‘The Crown': Jonathan Pryce Cast as Prince Phillip for Final Two Seasons At TheWrap
“The Crown” star Helena Bonham Carter apparently went to extraordinary lengths to prepare for her role as Princess Margaret.According to the Guardian, the actress revealed at the Cheltenham literature festival over the weekend that she hired a psychic to help her contact the late royal and seek her blessing.“She said, apparently, she was glad it was me,” Carter said. “My main thing when you play someone who is real, you kind of want their blessing because you have a responsibility.”Also Read: 'The Crown' Creator Peter Morgan Signs Overall TV and Film Deal With NetflixCarter is taking over the role of Princess Margaret for the show’s upcoming third season. She’s stepping in for “Hobbs & Shaw” star Vanessa Kirby as the show moves forward in time. “Fleabag’s” Olivia Colman leads the new season as Queen Elizabeth.Though the princess was apparently pleased to have Carter portraying her on screen, she did have a few notes.“She said: ‘But you’re going to have to brush up and be more groomed and neater,'” Carter said. “Then she said: ‘Get the smoking right. I smoked in a very particular way. Remember that – this is a big note – the cigarette holder was as much a weapon for expression as it was for smoking.'”Also Read: 'The Crown' Season 3 Teaser: Throne Passes From 'Young Woman' Claire Foy to 'Old Bat' Olivia Colman (Video)“The Crown,” which has already been renewed through Season 4, portrays the long reign of Queen Elizabeth, with the entire cast turning over every two seasons as the queen and everyone in her orbit grows older.Claire Foy played Queen Elizabeth opposite Matt Smith’s Prince Philip on the first two seasons of the royal drama, with Kirby as Princess Margaret and Matthew Goode as Lord Snowdon. Seasons three and four will star Colman and Kirby alongside Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh, Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles, Erin Doherty as Princess Anne, Ben Daniels as Lord Snowdon, Jason Watkins as Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Charles Dance as Lord Mountbatten.Read original story Helena Bonham Carter Talked to Princess Margaret Via a Psychic Before Playing Her on ‘The Crown’ At TheWrap
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