'The Crown' Season 3 Officially Has a Premiere Date

Carla Harmon
August 12, 2019

Written bt Peter Morgan, the third season will have a new cast from the previous two season. Netflix also released the first footage of her as the queen. Oscar victor Olivia Colman steps into the role of Queen Elizabeth II (previously portrayed by Claire Foy, who won an Emmy for her performance), while Tobias Menzies takes over for Matt Smith as Prince Philip and Helena Bonham Carter steps in for Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret.

The Crown is coming back to Netflix, but this time with a new queen. It sees our new Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) all decked out in her royal garb walking by a door. Tobias Menzies (Outlander), Ben Daniels (The Exorcist) and Helena Bonham Carter will play Prince Philip, Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret, respectively.

The third series comes almost two years after the second season premiered. Parker Bowles is played by Call the Midwife's Emerald Fennell and Prince Charles by Josh O'Connor. It is likely to take in the birth of Prince Edward, Prince Charles' university life and later coronation as the Prince of Wales, the death of Winston Churchill, Princess Margaret's affair with British baronet and landscape gardener Roddy Llewellyn, and the Apollo 11 moon landing of 1969.

Well, Netflix has now confirmed it and given a teaser trailer to go with "The Crown" season 3's date announcement.

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