The last season of The Crown is here and it’s bringing in some new actors and familiar ones.
The show’s sixth season is split into two parts, with the first part starting on November 16 and the second part following on December 14.
Old and New Stars
Imelda Staunton, known for “Harry Potter,” plays Queen Elizabeth II again, while Dominic West from “The Affair” is back as Prince Charles. Lesley Manville also returns as Princess Margaret.
This season looks at Queen Elizabeth’s time during the 1990s and early 2000s, focusing on what happened before Princess Diana’s sad passing and after.
Meet the New Stars
Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana: Debicki comes back to play Princess Diana in her later years. She’s been in other shows and movies like “The Night Manager” and the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies.
Khalid Abdalla as Dodi Fayed: Abdalla plays Dodi Fayed, known for being with Princess Diana before the car crash in Paris.
Meg Bellamy as Kate Middleton: Bellamy is new to acting and plays Kate Middleton, Prince William’s girlfriend. Before this, she worked at Legoland and had a small role in a short movie.
Ed McVey as Prince William and Luther Ford as Prince Harry: McVey, fresh out of drama school, acts as Prince William. Ford, who wants to be a filmmaker, plays an older Prince Harry after a younger version played by Fflyn Edwards.
How They Got the Roles
Bellamy got the part of Kate Middleton through an online casting call. McVey, who’s done theater in London, is new to TV as Prince William. Ford, also new to the screen, got the role of Prince Harry through a casting call.
This new season of “The Crown” brings together old and new talent, telling stories about the royal family during a big time in history.