Written bt Peter Morgan, the third season will have a new cast from the previous two season. Tobias Menzies plays her husband, Prince Phillip, and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter portrays her sister, Princess Margaret.
Netflix also released the first footage of Colman in character as the Queen. Prince Charles and Princess Anne will also grow older with Josh O'Connor and Erin Doherty filling in those roles. Gillian Anderson will play Margaret Thatcher with Emerald Fennell portraying Camilla Parker Bowles.
The Crown's third and fourth seasons were filmed concurrently and will cover a new era of Elizabeth's reign as the Queen of the United Kingdom, from 1964 to 1977. It is likely to take in the birth of Prince Edward, Prince Charles' university life and later coronation as the Prince of Wales, the death of Winston Churchill, Princess Margaret's affair with British baronet and landscape gardener Roddy Llewellyn, and the Apollo 11 moon landing of 1969. The streaming service has set November 17 as the launch date for "The Crown" Season 3, which spans 1964-1977.