Since the start of the first season in 2016 The crown has captured the imagination of millions of people around the world.
A dramatization of the royal family during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, the Netflix series has portrayed key moments in the late monarch’s life, from her marriage to Prince Philip in 1947 to the early stages of Prince Charles’ marriage in the last season Diana, Princess of Wales.
Since the Queen’s death aged 96 on September 8, interest in the show has reignited and many are curious how closely the storylines reflect real-life events.
Season five is slated to begin streaming on the platform in November and will feature a new cast of cast members who will represent the family in their early to mid ’90s.
Imelda Staunton will lead the new cast as Queen, succeeding Olivia Colman, who played the monarch in seasons three and four.
Who plays Prince William?
Season five will feature Senan West as a young William.
Earlier this month, it was announced that Rufus Kampas and Ed McVey will play Prince William in his early and late teens, respectively, in season six.
Also recently cast is newcomer Meg Bellamy in the role of Kate Middleton when she meets William at St Andrew’s University in 2001.
Who plays Prince Harry?
In season five, child actors Teddy Hawley and Will Powell will portray young Prince Harry.
The actor (or actors) is currently portraying Prince Harry in The crownThe sixth and final season of is yet to be announced.
In 2021, during a conversation with James Corden, the Duke of Sussex suggested Damian Lewis could play him on the show The Late Late Show.
Corden agreed and told Harry that the hometown Stern was a “big hoot”.
“I think Damian Lewis as you and I as William, that’s casting,” Corden said, to which Harry sarcastically replied, “It’s not great casting, but it is casting.”
Season five of The crown will be available on Netflix in November.
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