There’s some big casting news for The Crown season five!
Olivia Williams will reportedly join the cast as Camilla Parker Bowles, the eventual wife of Prince Charles, according to Daily Mail. The fifth season of the Netflix series will be covering the period before and after the death of Princess Diana.
The role of Camilla was played by Emerald Fennell in seasons three and four of the Emmy-winning series. She just won an Oscar this week for writing the screenplay of Promising Young Woman!
Olivia currently plays Lavinia Bidlow on the new HBO series The Nevers. She was most recently seen in the Oscar-nominated movie The Father and she’s also known for roles in films like The Sixth Sense, Rushmore, An Education, and The Ghost Writer. On television, she’s been in Fox’s Dollhouse, WGN America’s Manhattan, and Starz’s Counterpart.
Casting for the other roles in season five have already been revealed.
Click inside to find out who else is joining the cast of The Crown season five…
Imelda Staunton will be playing Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce will be playing Prince Philip, and Lesley Manville will be playing Princess Margaret. While their casting hasn’t been officially announced, Elizabeth Debicki is expected to play Princess Diana and Dominic West is expected to play Prince Charles.
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