Imelda Staunton will play the main role in the new season of “The Crown” about Queen Elizabeth II and the fate of the royal family. Previously, Clary Foy and Olivia Colman played the role of the 90-year-old ruling Great Britain.

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“the crown”. This is what Imelda Staunton Queen Elizabeth II looks like

Netflix changes the lead role every two seasons. This time around, 65-year-old actress Imelda Staunton will play the British monarch. The production decided to hire a more mature actress to better reflect the passage of time on “The Crown.”

“First look at the new Queen Elizabeth II, Imelda Staunton,” Netflix wrote in a post with a photo of the actress.

Fans of stories about Elizabeth II and the fate of the royal family soon became acquainted with Dolores Umbridge in her series of films about the adventures of Harry Potter. “After all, she’s not in a pink suit” – one fan commented and recalled that the character Imelda Staunton from the J.K. Rowling story was wearing pink.

There are more changes in the cast. Not only the main role has changed, but also the actors who play the members of the royal family. Jonathan Pryce plays Prince Philip, while Dominic West plays Prince Charles. Leslie Manville will play Princess Margaret, and Elizabeth Debicki will play Princess Diana Spencer.

“the crown”. Kim Just Imelda Staunton?

The main role in the series “The Crown” was born on January 9, 1956 in London. Imelda Staunton graduated in acting from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She starred in such films as “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (2007), “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One” (2010), “The Witch” with Angelina Jolie (both parts), and such productions as “Sense and Sensibility” and ” Vera Drake”. In her acting career, she received 13 nominations for the most prestigious film awards. In 2004, she was awarded a BAFTA statue for her leading role in the movie “Vera Drake”. She also won the European Film Award for the same production in the Best European Actress category. (Tseo / PAT)

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