Netflix just released a short video announcing the third season premiere date of The Crown. The 20 second teaser finds Oscar winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite) as Queen Elizabeth II stepping into frame and then turning to glance toward the camera.
The video confirms The Crown season three will premiere on Sunday, November 17, 2019.
Season three of the critically acclaimed biographical drama was written by two-time Academy Award nominee Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen). According to Netflix, the upcoming season will focus on Queen Elizabeth II’s life between 1964 and 1977.
In addition to Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, the cast includes Golden Globe nominee Tobias Menzies (Outlander) as Prince Phillip and two-time Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech, The Wings of the Dove) as Princess Margaret. Ben Daniels (The Exorcist) stars as Tony Armstrong-Jones, Josh O’Connor (The Durrells) is Prince Charles, Erin Doherty (Les Misérables) plays Princess Anne, Marion Bailey (Britannia) is The Queen Mother, and Jason Watkins (Hold the Sunset) is Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
Season two of the award-winning series starred Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, Matt Smith as Prince Phillip, John Lithgow as Sir Winston Churchill, Victoria Hamilton as the Queen Mother, Jared Harris as King George VI, Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret, and Dame Eileen Atkins as Queen Mary.
The Crown Series Details:
The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world — Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.