'The Crown': Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter on "Inheriting" Roles From "Celebrated and Loved" Actors For Season 3

Signing on for a prestige TV project with two seasons of critical acclaim and awards sounds like a no-brainer, but it was a much more complicated prospect for the would-be royals on season three of Netflix's The Crown. Not only would they be playing powerful real-life figures, many of whom are still alive, but they'd now have to follow in the footsteps of heralded performances created by different actors.

Ultimately, Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies joined the show as royal trio Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret and Prince Philip, taking over their roles from seasons one and two ...
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