'The Crown': Season 3... New Cast!
As the upcoming Season 3 of the award winning series is set several years after the events of Season 2, fans should expect several new faces. Season 3 will now follow Prince Charles as a young man, played by Josh O' Connor. In a statement, he said:
"I am thrilled to be joining the firm for the next installment of . Season three and four will follow some of the most turbulent events in the Prince of Wales's life and our national story and I'm excited to be bringing to life the man in the midst of it all. I'm very aware it's a formidably talented family to be joining, but reliably informed I have the ears for the part and will fit right in."
Playing Her Majesty in Season 3 and 4 is British actress Olivia Coleman (The Night Manager) , her second time of doing so as she previously played the Queen in the comedy drama Hyde Park on Hudson back in 2012.
Princess Margaret will now be played by Harry Potter alumni Helena Bonham-Carter, good choice since she previously played the Queen Mother as a young woman in The King's Speech in 2010, co-starring with Colin Firth who played Her Majesty's late father George VI. According to her: