“The Crown” has a brand new matriarch.
The hit Netflix collection launched a teaser picture of actress Olivia Colman starring as Queen Elizabeth II through its Twitter account on Monday. The put up obtained greater than four,500 retweets and 19,000 likes.
The 44-year-old is enjoying the royal in seasons three and 4 of the present, the primary of which can air subsequent 12 months, Selection reported.
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Colman beforehand praised actress Claire Foy, who performed a youthful model of the queen within the collection’ first and second seasons, as a “genius.”
“I used to be completely gripped watching it,” Colman stated in a statement. “A correct ‘only one extra’ feeling. I believe Claire Foy is an absolute genius. She’s an extremely arduous act to observe. I am principally going to rewatch each episode and duplicate her!”
Colman’s not the one new face added to the forged: actor Tobias Menzies, who performed Edmure Tully on HBO’s “Recreation of Thrones,” will star as Elizabeth II’s partner, Prince Philip.
“Physician Who” star Matt Smith, 35, had performed a youthful Prince Philip in seasons one and two.