The trailer of the fifth season of Netflix web series The Crown will drop on Thursday, Netflix announced. The series will premiere on November 9.
According to Netflix, Season 5 centers around the Queen ‘approaching the 40th anniversary of her accession.’
The Crown is inspired from the historical events based on the dramatized story of Queen Elizabeth II, the personal and political events that shaped her rule. This will be the first season to premiere after the demise of Elizabeth, who died on September 8.
According to the makers, the new decade poses the Royal Family with their biggest challenge to date; as the public openly question their role in ‘90s Britain.
This tumultuous decade for the Royal Family was well documented and interpreted by journalists, biographers and historians.
The fifth season will focus on Charles and Diana’s marital upheaval and a time during which Princess Diana became a media obsession and met with a tragic accident.
This will be the first season of the series to be released after both the death of Prince Philip on April 9, 2021, and the death of Queen Elizabeth II, which occurred on September 8, 2022.
Jonathan Pryce plays Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Claudia Harrison as Princess Anne, and Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles. Jonny Lee Miller stars as Prime Minister John Major. Moreover, Khalid Abdalla will also appear as Dodi Al Fayed, Princess Diana’s partner before their death.