Netflix has officially announced that the highly anticipated final season of “The Crown” will be split into two parts. The first part is set to premiere in November 2023, with the second part following a month later in December 2023. As fans eagerly await the climactic end to the hit series, here’s what we know so far about what to expect from the final installment on Netflix.
Peter Morgan’s creation, The Crown, has earned its place as one of Netflix’s most beloved Originals. The show has been a costly venture since its inception, with each season requiring over $100 million in production costs. Although initially planned for only five seasons, Peter Morgan changed his mind during the production of season five and announced a sixth season.
In its four seasons, the acclaimed series The Crown has garnered a staggering 423 award nominations, of which it has won an impressive 129. At the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards held in 2021, The Crown dominated the drama categories by taking home all seven awards, including the coveted Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, which was awarded to Olivia Colman for her stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. This achievement added to the show’s previous win in the category with Claire Foy’s portrayal of the British monarch.
When is The Crown season 6 coming to Netflix?
Netflix has made it official that the last season of the widely acclaimed series, The Crown, will be divided into two parts. Part 1 is set to release on November 16th, 2023, followed by Part 2 on December 14th, 2023.
The first part of the series will consist of four episodes, while the remaining six episodes will be released as part 2.
The Crown’s final season has had its synopsis unveiled for each part.
In the first section, we will be addressing the following topics:
“The first four episodes (Part 1) depict a relationship blossoming between Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed before a fateful car journey has devastating consequences.”
In the upcoming section, we will delve into the following topics:
“The final chapter (Part 2) is told across six episodes. Prince William tries to integrate back into life at Eton in the wake of his mother’s death as the monarchy has to ride the wave of public opinion. As she reaches her Golden Jubilee, the Queen reflects on the future of the monarchy with the marriage of Charles and Camilla and the beginnings of a new Royal fairytale in William and Kate.”
The highly-anticipated announcement for the release date of Season 6 of “The Crown” has been made on Netflix. The announcement was made through a video teaser posted on YouTube.
Fans of the show have been eagerly waiting for the next season since the release of the previous season in November 2020. The teaser has given a glimpse of what to expect in the upcoming season, which is said to be the final season of the show. With the announcement of the release date, fans can now mark their calendars and get ready to dive back into the world of the British monarchy.
Who are the cast members of The Crown season 6?
Most of the actors from season 5 will be returning to play their respective roles in season 6.
Imelda Staunton – Queen Elizabeth II
In The Crown, Queen Elizabeth II has been portrayed by three lead actresses, with Imelda Staunton being the latest addition to the role.
Jonathan Pryce – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
In The Crown series, Jonathan Pryce took on the role of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, becoming the third actor to play the character.
Lesley Manville – Princess Margaret
In The Crown, Princess William has been portrayed by three different supporting actresses, with Lesley Manville being the latest addition to the list.
Dominic West – Prince Charles
The Crown has featured three different actors portraying Prince Charles, with Dominic West being the most recent addition to the cast.
Princess Diana has been played by two different actresses, with Elizabeth Debicki being the second to take on the role.
The Crown’s sixth and final season recently revealed that the roles of Prince William and Kate Middleton have been cast. This announcement was made on September 3rd, 2022, and has sparked excitement among fans of the show.
Meg Bellamy, who answered a casting call on social media, impressed the casting team with her self-taped auditions and landed the role of Kate Middleton, marking her debut in acting.
In the upcoming sixth season, Prince William will be played by two actors, namely Ed McVey, aged 21, and Rufus Kampa, aged 16. Interestingly, both of them will be making their professional screen debuts which is quite exciting.
The individuals featured in the top left, top center, and top right of the image are Meg Bellamy, Rufus Kampa, and Ed McVey respectively.
Which historical events will we see in The Crown season 6?
With the fifth season now out, we can make some informed predictions about the historical events that are likely to be featured in the upcoming sixth season of The Crown.
It came as a surprise to us that the fifth season failed to cover the demise of Princess Diana. However, this leaves a plethora of events that could be explored in the upcoming season 6.
- The death of Princes Diana, and Dodi Fayed
- The new Millenium
- Prince Harry’s one day of rehab
- The death of Princess Margaret
- The death of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
- The Iraq War
In the early 2000s, Queen Elizabeth faced some of the toughest years of her life when she lost her sister, Princess Margaret, in February 2002. Adding to her grief, only a month later, The Queen Mother passed away at the age of 101.
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Before losing two of her beloved family members, the Royal Family was still grappling with the aftermath of Lady Diana’s death. When he was just 16 years old, Prince Harry’s father, Prince Charles, confronted him about his regular use of cannabis and alcohol. This led to Prince Harry being sent to Featherstone Lodge in Peckham, a detox center typically reserved for heroin addicts, where he could gain an understanding of the risks associated with substance abuse.
George W. Bush, a Republican, became the 43rd President of the United States following events that occurred outside the UK. During his first year in office, the tragic events of 9/11 unfolded, which ultimately led the US and its allies into the Iraq War and the War on Terror.
First Look at Images of Season 6
The sixth and final season of “The Crown” has been unveiled by Netflix, showcasing the first images of Will and Kate!
What is the episode count for The Crown season 6?
Similar to its earlier seasons, the upcoming season will also wrap up with a total of ten episodes. But, the first part will showcase four episodes while the second part will include the remaining six episodes.
What is the filming status of The Crown season 6?
As of March 16th, 2023, the official production status is post-production.
As for the filming of season 6 of The Crown, it has been confirmed that filming commenced on September 1st, 2022. We have previously discussed the filming schedule in detail.
The filming process is set to span several months and is expected to conclude on April 30th, 2023.
Filming for the portrayal of Prince William during his university years at St. Andrews in Scotland has been underway since March 15th. Actor Ed McVey is playing the role of Prince William, who famously met his future wife Kate Middleton during his time at the university. The filming location is in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, where the real-life events unfolded.
Netflix The Crown stars spotted in Scottish town as filming begins on new season https://t.co/ptzBODZKp1
— NettyRoyal (@nettyroyal) March 15, 2023
A sneak peek into the making of the popular series, Netflix recently shared a behind-the-scenes image featuring Rufus Kampa and Meg Bellamy outside the café where Kate and Prince William were shown having coffee.
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