Netflix drama series ‘The Crown’ has run four seasons fantastically, and fans can barely keep their calm for ‘The Crown Season 5’. This show has done a wonderful job of keeping the audience glued to their screens while moving from one episode to another. The viewers are waiting to know who will feature in the next season as a continuation of the seasons in the past that is three and four.
Netflix has recently confirmed the fact that season 5 will not be out before 2022. It also added that the shooting for the same will begin in 2021. One such publication also confirmed that the pandemic had nothing to do with deciding their production schedule. It was planned from the very beginning that the new season will come out after some time.
The Crown Season 5 – Who will we see in it?
As per the recent update, there will be a recasting for the characters of the Queen and Prince Philip. On 31st January 2020, Netflix declared a statement about Imelda Stauton (previously known for playing Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter) to take over the role of the Queen from Olivia Colman.
In an interview, Imelda seemed pretty excited to play the role of the Queen. And Peter Morgan, the creator of the show, was more than happy to showcase such a talented actress. Moreover, the role of Prince Philip will now be played by none other than Jonathan Pryce. He is a highly valuable actor who gave his notable contribution to the series Game of Thrones. He has also been nominated for an Oscar.
According to Pryce, he wants to do the long-standing justice to the brave character of Prince Philip. He wants to stand up to the expectations laid down by Tobias Menzies, who played the role of Prince Philip prior to him. Moreover, the character of the Queen’s sister will now be played by Lesley Manville.
What will the plot of Season 5 be like?
This season 5 will revolve around the lives of the Royal Family during the time frame of the 90s and 00s. The main focus will certainly be on the daunting speech given on the 40th anniversary of her consecutive win. As a key feature, it will also include the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and late mother of the Princes William and Harry who died in a car accident in the year 1997.
In fact, in July, Netflix declared that there will also be a 6th Season to the show. It leads to some rumors about introducing the character of Megan Markle and the happenings till recent date, which Morgan quickly denied saying it will only dwell upon the period looked so far in great depth. It is a long way to go for the following season to come out. Meanwhile, stay tuned for the upcoming recent season of ‘The Crown Season 4.’