The streaming big has landed on Claire Foy‘s successor for the third and fourth seasons of their award-winning historic drama The Crown. Your new monarch? Olivia Coleman, E! Information has confirmed. Coleman lately took house a Golden Globe for her work in AMC’s mini-series The Evening Supervisor and can subsequent be seen in Kenneth Branagh‘s star-studded adaptation of Homicide on the Orient Specific.
Information of Coleman’s involvement comes earlier than Foy’s second season within the position has even had the prospect to debut on Netflix.
The intention was at all times to exchange Foy after season two, as with sequence creator Peter Morgan hoping to higher painting all of the character as they age. “What’s so stunning about Claire is her youth,” he instructed Selection. “You may’t ask somebody to behave middle-aged. Somebody has to carry their very own fatigue to it. The sentiments all of us have as 50-year-olds are completely different than the sentiments all of us have as 30-year-olds. That informs every thing we do.”
With Foy’s substitute in place, now we wait to see who will be part of Coleman as Matt Smith‘s substitute within the position of Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Season one in every of The Crown was a essential success for Netflix, incomes Foy a Golden Globe for her efficiency, in addition to an Emmy for John Lithgow‘s work as Winston Churchill.
Coleman has additionally starred in Broadchurch and Fleabag, amongst many others. The Crown is her second brush with the Royal Household, after taking part in QEII’s mom, Queen Elizabeth II, within the 2012 Invoice Murray movie, Hyde Park on Hudson.
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The Crown returns for season two on Friday, Dec. eight on Netflix.