the crown season 3 teaser trailer

Heavy is the head that wears the crown, but heavier still is the burden on the actor that has to follow up Claire Foy’s Emmy Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s acclaimed royal drama The Crown. But if anyone is up to it, it’s Oscar winner Olivia Colman. The actress steps into the sash and fitted dresses of the royal monarch in season 3 of The Crown, which recasts its entire award-winning ensemble with older actors. It’s a choice that would raise any eyebrows, but Netflix’s The Crown season 3 trailer addresses that in a very meta way.

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the crown casting

Gillian Anderson is steeling herself for her next role. Netflix has elected to cast Anderson as former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in season 4 of The Crown. Anderson will be starring as the controversial political figure opposite Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, who replaces the Emmy-winning Claire Foy in The Crown cast starting with the award-winning Netflix drama’s third season.

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the crown season 3 teaser

Long live the Queen, in her many forms. Olivia Colman takes the throne as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s The Crown season 3, which recasts the entire ensemble to reflect the passage of time. Colman takes over from Claire Foy, who won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for playing the young queen in Netflix’s lavish melodrama series, and dons a familiar dress and sash that longtime viewers will recognize. Watch The Crown season 3 teaser below.

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The Crown season 3 premiere

Wondering when you’ll get to see The Crown season 3, and also the Henry Cavill-starring adaptation of The Witcher? Good news: both will arrive later this year. While official dates haven’t been revealed yet, the streaming service confirmed that The Crown season 3 premiere is set for sometime after July this year. The Witcher, meanwhile, will debut sometime in the last three months of 2019.

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  • Josh Duhamel joins the cast of the Mark Millar series Jupiter’s Legacy.
  • AMC has cancelled Into the Badlands and The Son.
  • Luther season 5 premieres on the BBC America in June.
  • Project Blue Book renewed for season 2.
  • The Crown pay gap made Netflix reconfigure their talent salaries.

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Iron Fist season 2 photos

Netflix has released new photos from two of their shows: Iron Fist season 2 and The Crown season 3. The Iron Fist season 2 photos feature Alice Eve as new character Typhoid Mary, while The Crown season 3 image provides us with our first look at Tobias Menzies taking over the role of Prince Philip from Matt Smith.

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Helena Bonham Carter The Crown

Update: Netflix has released the first photo of Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in The Crown season 3. Read on for our previous coverage about the first photo of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II.

Netflix’s regal series The Crown is shaking things up for season 3. Rather than apply make-up to the original cast to make them appear older during the passage of time, everyone has been recast, including lead Claire FoyBroadchurch actress Olivia Colman now steps into the role of Queen Elizabeth II, and you can see the first look of her in character below.

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the crown season 3 cast

The Crown season 3 continues to fill out its cast as it jumps forward in time. The Exorcist actor Ben Daniels is the latest addition, taking on the role of Lord Snowdon. Matthew Goode played the character as a younger man in The Crown season 2.

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the crown season 3 cast

Tobias Menzies, who has appeared on Outlander and AMC’s new horror series The Terror, is about to become royalty. Menzies will take over for Matt Smith on The Crown season 3, which is aging up its entire cast to show the passage of time. More on The Crown season 3 cast below.

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the crown pay gap

The Crown is worth its weight in gold. Except, perhaps, when it comes to its lead star.

The Crown may be Netflix’s most expensive TV production, but it seemed that some expense was spared when it came to star Claire Foy‘s paycheck. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the actress playing the young Queen Elizabeth II was paid less than her co-star Matt Smith, a pay gap that inspired more outrage than usual. What hope do we have for pay equality when the Queen can’t cut a fair paycheck?

But now, the producers of the Netflix production have issued an apology for The Crown pay gap.

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