Are you passionate about the history of British royalty? If so, you are probably familiar with The Crown series that tackles the subject. Successful series, it is currently in its season 4.
As soon as the latter was released (November 2020) Netflix is already talking about seasons 5 and 6 of one of its best series of the moment, which should arrive sooner than expected.
Netflix announces upcoming release for seasons 5 and 6
The Crown series is one of the most watched series on Netflix, especially with season 4 which features the character of Diana Spencer for the first time. Released on November 15, this season brought together several million viewers on the small screen.
Faced with such a success, Netflix does not take long to announce as usual the upcoming arrival of new seasons. It is on social networks that Netflix announces on December 13 the start of the seasons 5 and 6 which should arrive “soon“. It may therefore be that fans of the series and culture do not have to wait until 2022 to know the rest of the adventures of the British royal family.
A release in 2021 is therefore expected in 2021 for season 5 and possibly also for season 6. This is a situation that is out of the ordinary, because the usual production process of the series took into account. counts long pauses. Indeed, as the Deadline site points out, showrunner Peter Morgan allows himself a one-year break at each casting renewal, hence the 2-year gap between season 2 and 3.
The cast for seasons 5 and 6 of The Crown
If you follow the series from its beginnings, you know that the characters are played by several actors and actresses, adapting to the era at hand. For season 5 of the TV series, the casting has already been announced recently. Thus the respective roles of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, previously performed by Oliva Colman and Tobias Menzies, will be played by Imelda Staunton and Jonathan Price.
Imelda Staunton was especially known to the general public for her role Dolores Ombrage in the Harry Potter saga and Vera Drake in the film of the same name. As for Jonathan Price, we know him for his role of the great sparrow in Game of Thrones and in many successful films.
For Princess Margaret, previously played by Helena Bonham Carter, she will be played for Leslie Manville. She recently starred in Phantom Thread and Let Him Go. For Prince Charles, actor Dominic West is being considered to succeed Josh O’Connor. Lastly, for the role of Diana Spencer, played by Emma Corin in season 4, Elisabeth Debicki was chosen.
The Crown the storylines of seasons 5 and 6
Season 5 of The Crown will undoubtedly continue with the storylines put in place in Season 4. While details cannot be given with exactness, the storylines of the new seasons can be expected to unfold in the years to come. 90s and 2000s. It is a time full of twists and turns for the British royal family with the separation of mythical couples, scandals on TV and tragic deaths.
The disappearance of Lady Di, the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret is sure to break the hearts of fans of the series. Initially, The Crown was supposed to end with Season 5. But showrunner Peter Morgan confirmed last year that Season 6 will be the final season. As the seasons go by, the series catches up to the present day. Thus, the romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton should also be part of it.
On the other hand, we should not expect to see the story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The showrunner tells Entertainment Weekly that it’s too early to talk about Meghan Markle’s impact in history.