The Crown is one of the most viewed series on the Netflix streaming platform which premiered in November 2016, and with 4 installments to its name, fans of the drama that chronicles the life of British royalty await for season 5.
So far, The Crown has portrayed five decades chronicling the life of the royal family, beginning with the marriage between Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 1947 through the fourth season showing the complicated romance of Princess Diana and Prince Charles in the 80s.
Season 4 of The Crown premiered on Netflix in mid-November, and fans of the royal drama are looking forward to the fifth installment of the series, which will feature some major cast changes.
In the fifth season of The Crown, actress Imelda Staunton will step into the shoes of Queen Elizabeth, while Jonathan Pryce will play Prince Philip. Also, Lesley Manville will transform into Princess Margaret and Elizabeth Debicki will give life to Princess Diana at the same time that Dominic West will arrive as Prince Charles.
It is important to note that the next installment of The Crown will focus on narrating the life of British royalty in the 90s, portraying those events that shook the Buckingham Palace family, highlighted by the divorce between Charles and Diana and the tragic death of the princess.
As for the premiere date of season 5 of The Crown, as fans know each new installment of the drama usually premieres later in the year. However, the new season is unlikely to hit Netflix in 2021 due to filming restrictions and conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the specialized medium Variety, the producers of the British royal drama The Crown confirmed that the main photography of the next installment begins in July 2021, so season 5 could be appearing on Netflix in late 2022.