Has The Crown TV show been renewed for a second season, before its first season drops to Netflix? The Crown, season two, is in early pre-production with filming slated for fall, 2016, according to a report on industry resource, The Knowledge. The first season of The Crown premieres on Netflix, November 4, 2016. Watch a preview, below.
A 10 hour-long episode drama series, created and written by Peter Morgan, The Crown follows the English Royal Family. Claire Foy stars as Queen Elizabeth II with Matt Smith as Prince Phillip. John Lithgow is Sir Winston Churchill. Victoria Hamilton plays the Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Jared Harris is King George VI. Vanessa Kirby plays Princess Margaret. Dame Eileen Atkins is Queen Mary.
Here is more on The Crown, from Netflix:
Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace….the leaders of an empire await.
The Crown reunites acclaimed writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) with director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) and producer Andy Harries (The Queen). Based on the award-winning play, The Audience, The Crown tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.
Series Description: A Netflix original series, The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline. The political world is in disarray and a young woman takes the throne. A new era is dawning. Peter Morgan’s masterfully researched scripts reveal the Queen’s private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness. Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace. The leaders of an empire await.
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What do you think? Do you like the sound of The Crown TV series? Do you plan to watch the first season, when it drops to Netflix?