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It's Official: Helena Bonham Carter Joins The Crown as Princess Margaret

Netflix on Thursday formally announced that Helena Bonham Carter(Les Miserables) has joined The Crown, succeeding actress Vanessa Kirby in the role of Princess Margaret. Carters casting was first reported earlier this year Kirby shared a selfie with her successor on social media (see below) but this is the first time its been confirmed [] http://tvline.com/2018/05/03/the-crown-season-3-cast-helena-bonham-carter-princess-margaret/

The Crown': Jason Watkins Cast as British Prime Minister Harold Wilson

The Crown has elected its latest prime minister, and officially confirmed its new edition to the royal family for Season 3. BAFTA-winning actor Jason Watkins has been cast as former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter will be taking over as Princess Margaret for Vanessa Kirby, Netflix announced Thursday. In another bit of news that might force fans to have a stiff upper lip, the streaming service also revealed that Season 3 will not premiere until 2019.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/crown-jason-watkins-cast-british-prime-minister-harold-wilson/

'The Crown' Star Claire Foy Indirectly Addresses Pay Controversy

The star of Netflix's royal drama said at a panel Friday night that she's grateful that women are having conversations about important issues.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/O5pzSdC-UyI/crown-claire-foy-pay-inequality-1106685

The Crown's Matt Smith Responds to Claire Foy Pay Disparity: 'I Believe That We Should Be Paid Equally and Fairly'

The Crowns Matt Smith has nothing but respect for his queen. After it was first revealed that Smith was paid more than the shows star Claire Foy, the actor is now speaking out in support of his co-stars right for pay parity, as well as a more even playing field for all. Claire is one [] http://tvline.com/2018/04/22/the-crown-matt-smith-pay-gap-controversy-claire-foy-netflix/

The Crown Casts Outlander Star Tobias Menzies As New Prince Philip

Move over, Matt Smith. Theres a new prince in town. Tobias Menzieshas been cast as the older version of Prince Philip in Season 3 of Netflixs The Crown, a person with knowledge of the casting tells TheWrap. Menzies will take over for Smith, who starred in the first two seasons alongside Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth. Olivia Colman has been confirmed as the new Elizabeth, with Helena Bonham Carter replacing Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/the-crown-casts-outlander-star-tobias-menzies-as-new-prince-philip/

Who Should Play Prince Philip on The Crown?

He must be handsome, cocksure, and most importantly, in his 40s or 50s.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2018/03/prince-philip-the-crown-who-should-play-him.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Your Guide to The Crown's Gender Pay Gap Controversy

Everything to know about the royal scandal.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2018/03/the-crown-a-guide-to-the-gender-pay-gap-controversy.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Claire Foy Responds to The Crown Pay Disparity

Claire Foy has responded to reports that she was paid less than co-star Matt Smith for her work on Netflix's The Crown . The actress, who has won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II on the hit series, told Entertainment Weekly that she's "not surprised" the news struck such a nerve   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/claire-foy-pay-disparity-response/?rss=breakingnews

Four Unsane Scenes That Prove Claire Foy Can Trade Her Crown Jewels for Horror Films

This little Brit packs a big punch. Literally.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2018/03/four-unsane-scenes-that-prove-the-queen-can-do-horror.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

The Crown: The Story Behind The Salary Soundbite That Went Viral

Were Claire Foy and Matt Smith paid equally for their star turns on Netflix 's The Crown ? I thought it was a topical, yet relatively straightforward, question that would illicit some variation on the 'We'd rather not talk about money, we're British answer. However, it didn't and it turns out they weren't. When I agreed to moderate a panel on The Crown , with exec producers Andy Harries and Suzanne Mackie and production designer Martin Childs, at the INTV conference in   ..Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/03/the-crown-the-story-behind-the-salary-soundbite-that-went-viral-1202350862/