Netflix are doubling down on their original content this year with a new croup of shows debuting alongside their returning hits. In addition to Lady Dynamite, Love and a wealth of fresh shows, The Crown might have slipped under the radar so far, but the release of an extended look at the historical series from Peter Morgan is set to change that.
Starring the likes of Matt Smith, John Lithgow, Jared Harris, and Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown is due to launch on Netflix later this year. To help entice you further a full synopsis for the ambitious mini-series has also hit the internet.
A Netflix original series, The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne….a new era is dawning. Peter Morgan’s masterfully researched scripts reveal the Queen’s private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness. Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace….the leaders of an empire await.