Monday, October 9, 2023

Netflix Announces Premiere Date for Final Season of 'The Crown'

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming sixth and final season of its original drama series The Crown.

The 10-episode sixth and final season will premiere in two parts - Part 1 on Thursday, November 16 and Part 2 on Thursday, December 14.

The final season covers events from 1997 through 2005. The first four episodes (Part 1) depict a relationship blossoming between Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed before a fateful car journey has devastating consequences.

The final chapter is told across six episodes in Part 2. Prince William tries to integrate back into life at Eton in the wake of his mother's death as the monarchy has to ride the wave of public opinion. As she reaches her Golden Jubilee, the Queen reflects on the future of the monarch with the marriage of Charles and Camilla and the beginnings of a new Royal fairytale in William and Kate.

The drama stars Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville, Dominic West, Elizabeth Debicki, Claudia Harrison, Olivia Williams, Bertie Carvel, Salim Daw and Khalid Abdalla.

In Part 1, Rufus Kampa and Fflyn Edwards will make their acting debuts as Prince William and Prince Harry, respectively. In Part 2, Ed McVey, Luther Ford and Meg Bellamy will then take on the roles of Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton.

Peter Morgan created the drama. He executive produces with Suzanne Mackie, Andy Harries, Stephen Daldry, Matthew Byam Shaw and Robert Fox.