We may be obsessed with the newer generation of the royal family, but we have a soft spot for the older generation, too.
At least on TV.
Entertainment Weekly has revealed the latest images from the next season of The Crown and we’re as excitable as Her Majesty’s corgis!
For 2 seasons, Queen Elizabeth II has been portrayed by First Man actress Claire Foy and her consort Prince Phillip by former Doctor Who star Matt Smith. The show is taking a new direction in its 3rd season as it fast-forwards to the 1970s when Harold Wilson is Prime Minister and the Queen is middle-aged.
She will be played by Olivia Colman of The Favourite and Phillip by Tobias Menzies from Outlander.
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First look photos from #TheCrown season 3 are here, and they show the majestic new cast. 👑 #OliviaColman — who takes over the role of Queen Elizabeth II — Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter, and Ben Daniels can be seen in these exclusive images. Click the link in our bio for more scoop. 📷: Sophie Mutevelian/Netflix; Des Willie/Netflix
The newly-released pictures include the pair, as well as Ocean’s 8 star Helena Bonham-Carter as Princess Margaret — previously played by Vanessa Kirby — and Rogue One actor, Ben Daniels, as her husband Antony Armstrong-Jones who was portrayed by Matthew Goode of Downton Abbey.
The Crown returns to Netflix in 2019.