The first glimpse of Olivia Colman as the Queen in 'The Crown'

The New Queen Get a First Look at Olivia Colman as Elizabeth II on The Crown

‘The Crown’: First Image Revealed Of Olivia Colman As Queen Elizabeth II

Other new cast members include: Helen Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret, Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip and Jason Watkins as Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

In the image released, Colman is seen drinking a cup of tea lost in deep thought as she channels her inner Queen.

Asked if she had started watching footage of the Queen to prepare for the role, she said a year ago: 'Not yet.

I should add that the former performer of the role of Queen Elizabeth II, Claire Foy, in 2017 received for his work in the film "Golden globe" and nominated for an Emmy. "I'm basically going to rewatch every episode and copy her!" The Queen needs to age: I don't think we can hang around while Claire Foy gets 20 years older. 2.

"In a previous interview with Radio Times, Olivia discussed taking over the role from Claire and said: "[She is] f****** wonderful and it's a very hard act to follow".

The first series of the show was mired in controversy after the show's producers admitted that Foy was paid less than Matt Smith, who played her husband the Duke of Edinburgh. Thus, one discovers the actress of Broadchurch in full breakfast and the representative of a Queen already more assertive than during the first two seasons.

"Watching the first series was blissful because I had no idea".

The second series dealt with the scandal surrounding Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, as well as swirling affair and divorce rumours between Elizabeth and Phillip.

We are also expected to meet new characters.

According to Suzanne Mackie, a producer on the show, the latest series "will introduce Camilla Parker Bowles, who Prince Charles met at a polo match in 1971", Good Housekeeping reports.

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