With the premiere of The Crown only a week away, Netflix has released a teaser clip of an encounter between the young, inexperienced Queen Elizabeth II and her supremely experienced Prime Minister, Winston Churchill – and a featurette looking at how John Lithgow was transformed into Churchill.
Both follow the break. The Crown premiere on November 4th.
Netflix’s The Crown takes us back to when Elizabeth II was a 25-year old newlywed faced with becoming the Queen of England – the world’s most famous monarchy – and dealing with a world in political disarray.
The Weight of the Crown is a featurette in which the cast and creators of the series take us behind the scenes of the production – and the closed doors of the monarchy.
Jenna Coleman stars as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s new series, The Crown – which begins by focusing on the 25-year old newlywed Elizabeth who is suddenly faced with the responsibility of taking the mantle of the most famous monarchy in history.
Read on for the complete series description and a gallery of first look photos.
The Crown takes a deeper look at the reign of Elizabeth II, Queen of England – who took on the duties and responsibilities of the English Monarchy at the age of twenty-five and grew to be the longest reigning monarch in English history.
The Crown stars Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, Matt Smith as Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and John Lithgow as Sir Winston Churchill. Check out the four-minute sizzle Reel following the jump.