After two seasons of palace intrigue, Netflix’s royal drama “The Crown” — which chronicles the reign of Queen Elizabeth II — will jump forward in time when it returns in 2019.
Robert Lacey continues to be the historical consultant for series 3.
After two Emmy-nominated seasons portraying Her Majesty, Foy will vacate the throne to make room for “Broadchurch” actress Olivia Colman.
Queen Elizabeth’s husband (previously played by “Doctor Who” actor Matt Smith) will now be played by “Outlander” star Tobias Menzies.
Relative newcomer Vanessa Kirby, who starred as Elizabeth’s sister Margaret will be replaced by actress Helena Bonham Carter for season 3.
“Flesh and Bone” actor Ben Daniels will pick up where Matthew Goode left off, playing Princess Margaret’s photographer husband.
The Windsor children will be children no more. A more grown-up Prince Charles will be portrayed by “God’s Own Country” actor Josh O’Connor.
And rounding out the royals is daughter Princess Anne, played by actress Erin Doherty.