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Entertainment Who will play the Queen in The Crown season 5?

14:05  29 november  2019
14:05  29 november  2019 Source:   cosmopolitan.com

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Who will replace Olivia Colman as the Queen in seasons 5 and 6 of the Netflix drama ‘ The Crown ’? Last week, the streaming giant issued a statement dismissing reports that Harry Potter star Imelda Staunton had been cast as the Queen in the latter years of her reign in Peter Morgan’s epic

In line with previous seasons, The Crown season 5 will see the Queen and Prince Philip recast. It was widely rumoured Imelda Staunton would be taking over from Olivia Colman as the Queen . A report claimed the beloved British actress, who starred in Nanny McPhee and played Dolores Umbridge in

Netflix © Netflix Netflix While we might still be a few years away from The Crown Season 5 coming to our TV screens, we're already getting excited about what else is set to come from the Netflix royal drama. 

There's already been plenty of whispers about who could be replacing Olivia Colman in the coveted role as the Queen, while the bookies already have a favourite to take over from Prince Philip.

Here's everything we know so far about The Crown season five, from the rumoured cast to release date and potential plot lines.

Who will star in The Crown season 5?

Imelda Staunton standing on a rug: The Crown Season 5: Everything you need to know © Pacific Press The Crown Season 5: Everything you need to know In line with previous seasons, The Crown season 5 will see the Queen and Prince Philip recast. It was widely rumoured Imelda Staunton would be taking over from Olivia Colman as the Queen. A report claimed the beloved British actress, who starred in Nanny McPhee and played Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter, was in talks to join the fifth and sixth series of the show.

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The second season of the British-American web television series The Crown , which follows the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, consists of ten episodes and was released on Netflix on December 8, 2017.

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However, Netflix later dismissed the rumours, saying any news on casting "remains pure speculation" as the new series hasn't even been ordered yet.

The statement read: "We are currently filming season 4 of The Crown, but have not commissioned any further seasons as yet, therefore any news on casting remains pure speculation."

Dame Helen Mirren was also thought to be in the running, but when asked if she would want the role, she said: "I don’t think so. I think it’s more interesting when you see other portraits and it builds into a more interesting picture than just someone coming back."

Dame Helen Mirren attending the The Good Liar World Premiere, at the BFI South Bank, London. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images) © Getty Dame Helen Mirren attending the The Good Liar World Premiere, at the BFI South Bank, London. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images) What will happen in The Crown season 5?

Season 5 will look at the lives and loves of the Royal Family in the 90s and into the 00s.

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' The Crown ' season 3 will return to Netflix on November 17th. Consider it an early holiday gift. In October 2017, it was announced that Olivia Colman— who nabbed a Best Actress Oscar earlier this year for her work in The Favourite—would take over the role of Queen Elizabeth II.

Who Will Take Over As The Queen In ' The Crown ' Season 5 ? Another name that's been thrown about is none other than Helen Mirren, who has played Queen Elizabeth II before in 2006's The Queen and did such a good job at her portrayal of HRH, she won Best Actress at the Oscars.

The Queen's speech given on the 40th anniversary of her succession will no doubt be a key feature in the upcoming series.

"1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure. In the words of one of my more sympathetic correspondents, it has turned out to be an 'Annus Horribilis'," she famously said.

The events of that year include the publication of Princess Diana's bombshell, tell-all book, Diana: Her True Story, which documented her marriage troubles with Prince Charles.

Prince Andrew also separated from Sarah Ferguson in March of 1992 and Princess Anne divorced Captain Mark Phillips.

The storyline will also inevitably include the passing of Diana, Princess of Wales – the late mother of Princes William and Harry – in a car accident in 1997.

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When will The Crown season 5 air?

The episodes are likely to be filmed in 2021 and 2022, so it's unlikely the season will drop until 2022.

Also, the wait between seasons 2 and 3 was longer than 1 and 2 due to the cast overhaul, so we should definitely expect a longer wait for season 5.

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