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Jonathan Pryce Roped In to Play Prince Philip in The Crown’s Fifth and Sixth Seasons

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The Crown has been one of Netflix’s biggest shows and it was recently revealed that the series revolving around the British Royal Family of Windsors will wrap up with season 6. The show has already released three seasons and is gearing up for the fourth one to release soon. The show has seen several cast changes every two seasons as it moves ahead in the timeline. While Olivia Colman essayed the role of Queen Elizabeth II for the third and fourth seasons, the final two seasons will have Imelda Staunton taking the baton, the makers have now also found their Prince Philip and it is none other than famed British actor Jonathan Pryce who was recently seen in The Two PopesThe Crown Will Have Its Sixth and Final Season on Netflix, Confirms Show Creator Peter Morgan.

As reported by Variety, Pryce will be taking over from fellow Game of Thrones alum Tobias Menzies, who played the Duke Of Edinburgh in the third and fourth season. Another casting announcement from season 5 and 6 that has already been confirmed is that of Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret who will be taking over from the brilliant Helena Bonham Carter.

It was recently revealed by showrunner Peter Morgan that the show will be running till season 6 which will follow the Royal Family till early 2000s. Morgan was quoted saying about the final season, “Series 6 will not bring us any closer to present-day — it will simply enable us to cover the same period in greater detail.”Imelda Staunton to Play Queen Elizabeth in The Crown’s Fifth and Final Season.

While Jonathan Pryce’s casting is certainly an amazing one given his acting mettle, it’s going to be a while till we see the actor step into the shoes of the character. Season 4 is still underway and expected to release later this year.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 13, 2020 10:22 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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