The Crown


The queen is back on Netflix. The Crown returns for its third season on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a completely new cast. Gone are Claire Foy, Vanessa Kirby and Matt Smith, in are Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies.

Colman and Co. will be the royals for seasons three and four as the series continues to tell the tales of Queen Elizabeth II's reign in the United Kingdom. Series creator Peter Morgan said he wasn't worried about the new cast taking over the roles in the Emmy-winning series.

"I had no doubts that Olivia could do it. She's amazing to watch and the new cast didn't bother me, it was how to make the new cast feel like it was the same show. I just wanted to feel like it was seamless, and I think it does," Morgan said in a behind-the-scenes video posted by Netflix.

New cast, same characters, same show.

Meet the cast of seasons three and four below, including the actors playing young Camilla Parker Bowles and the young woman who will play Princess Diana in season four.

Margaret Thatcher, Gillian Anderson, The Crown

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Emma Corrin, Princess Diana

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Marion Bailey, Queen Mother, The Crown

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Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor

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Jason Watkins, Prime Minister Harold Wilson, The Crown

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Tobias Menzies, Prince Phillip

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Erin Doherty, Princess Anne, The Crown

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Helena Bonham Carter, Princess Margaret, The Crown

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Ben Daniels, Lord Snowden, Antony Armstrong-Jones, The Crown

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Olivia Colman, Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown

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Emerald Fennell, Camilla Parker Bowles

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The Crown season three premieres Sunday, Nov. 17 on Netflix.

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