Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II
It's officially a new chapter of The Crown. On Monday, Netflix released the first look at Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II for season three. The English actress will be taking over for Claire Foy, who played the iconic role for the first two seasons. Wearing a pink jacket fit for royalty, the image showcases Colman giving a stern look while sipping on a cup of tea.
Colman isn't the only new cast member for the upcoming season. Since season three will take place in the late '60s and into the late 1970s, the series is replacing the main cast with new, older actors to more accurately portray the passing of time. Helena Bonham Carter has signed on to play Princess Margaret and Ben Daniels is on board as as Antony Armstrong-Jones, both of whom Netflix released first look images for as well.
In addition to those casting updates, Tobias Menzies will play Prince Philip and the upcoming season will introduce Princess Diana, though there hasn't been an official confirmation on who will be play the late royal just yet. See the first glamorous images from the upcoming season ahead.