For individuals who have their eyes on the throne—particularly within the land of Netflix—you’re going to like this primary take a look at Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II for the hit collection The Crown.
Meet your new on-screen monarch.
Forward of the extremely anticipated fifth season of Netflix’s The Crown, the streaming service dropped a primary take a look at actress Imelda Staunton in her function as Queen Elizabeth II. The favored drama centered across the royal household reportedly started manufacturing on the fifth season earlier this month and followers are gaining much more causes to get excited with every sneak peek.
In an interview with the BBC earlier this 12 months, the Harry Potter alum chatted about enjoying the function of a royal member and revisiting not-so-distant occasions inside historical past.
“I believe my type of additional problem, as if I wanted it, is that I am now doing the queen that we’re a little bit extra accustomed to,” Imelda defined. “With Claire Foy, it was nearly historical past and now I am enjoying one [queen] that individuals might say, ‘She would not do this,’ ‘She’s not like that,’ and that is my private bête noire.”
Nonetheless, Imelda will not be the one star tasked with enjoying a contemporary royal. As devoted viewers will keep in mind, your complete solid will get changed each two seasons, which suggests Imelda shall be joined by Elizabeth Debecki, changing Golden Globe winner Emma Corrin as Princess Diana, Jonathan Pryce taking on for Tobias Menzies as Prince Phillip, Dominic West stepping in for Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles and Lesley Manville taking the reins from Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.
However earlier than you get your teacup prepared, it is value noting that the fifth season won’t premiere till 2022. Till then, this is each crumb of data we all know concerning the new season to this point: