Netflix is said to have cast the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the upcoming Friday series of The Crown.
Actors wo, Rufus Kampa, 16, and Ed McVey, 21, will play William, while Meg Bellamy will take on the role of Kate Middleton, according to multiple US media outlets.
The announcement comes ahead of the premiere of the fifth series of the popular royal-related drama, which is slated to return in November.
Imelda Staunton takes over the role of Queen from Olivia Colman, while Jonathan Pryce replaces Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh and Lesley Manville will be Princess Margaret, following in the footsteps of Helena Bonham Carter.
The film will star Dominic West as Charles and Elizabeth Debicki as Diana, Princess of Wales.
The Wire West star takes over the role of Charles from Josh O’Connor, while The Night Manager actress Debicki replaces Emma Corrin.
It was previously revealed that the show’s fifth series will delve into Diana’s now infamous Panorama interview with journalist Martin Bashir.
The Crown was scheduled to end after the fifth series, but the show’s creator and writer Peter Morgan later said it would be expanded to include a sixth series.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/netflix-casts-roles-of-the-duke-and-duchess-of-cambridge-in-the-crown-series-six-41958228.html Netflix Casts The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Friday’s The Crown Series