Thursday, July 2, 2020

Casting News - Lesley Manville to Play Princess Margaret in Final Season of Netflix's 'The Crown'

Casting News - July 2, 2020

Netflix's The Crown.

  • Lesley Manville has been tapped to play Princess Margaret in the drama's upcoming fifth and final season. The role was previously played by Vanessa Kirby in Seasons 1 and 2 as well as Helena Bonham-Carter in Seasons 3 and 4. She joins Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II for the cast of the final season.
  • Manville was nominated for an Academy Award in 2018 for the feature film Phantom Thread. In television, she previously starred for three seasons in BBC Two's Mum and three seasons in Hulu's Harlots.