First picture revealed of Imelda Staunton because the Queen in The Crown
The primary picture of Imelda Staunton in character because the Queen in season 5 of The Crown has been revealed.
Staunton has taken over from the Golden Globe winner Olivia Colman, because the recent collection ushers in a brand new period for the royal household. Netflix gave followers a primary glimpse of Staunton because the monarch whereas she was nonetheless filming the subsequent instalment of the Netflix present.
Finest recognized for her Oscar-nominated position in 2004’s Vera Drake, and as Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter, Staunton will painting the Queen all through the Nineteen Nineties and to 2003.
Alongside the picture, The Crown’s official Twitter account wrote: “An early glimpse of our new Queen Elizabeth II, Imelda Staunton.”
Staunton shall be joined by Jonny Lee Miller as John Main, whereas Lesley Manville shall be Princess Margaret. The Sport of Thrones star Jonathan Pryce will play Prince Philip, and Elizabeth Debicki of Tenet fame will function as Diana, Princess of Wales. Dominic West, finest recognized for his roles in The Wire and The Affair, will painting Prince Charles. The shoot started this month at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire.
The approaching season, which is anticipated to air subsequent 12 months, follows a interval of historical past centring on Charles and Diana’s turbulent marriage, in addition to the deaths of Diana and Princess Margaret and the hearth at Windsor Fort.
The Crown’s sixth season will reportedly be the final. In an interview with Broadcast earlier this month, Suzanne Mackie, government producer, mentioned The Crown’s creator, Peter Morgan, “merely can not” write one other season as a result of it will be such current historical past that he hasn’t “had time to realize a correct perspective”.
Colman, who took over from Claire Foy because the Queen, was nominated for Emmys in The Crown’s third and fourth seasons and received a Golden Globe for her work within the present’s third season.