“The Crown” has discovered its final model of Prince Philip: “Game of Thrones” alum Jonathan Pryce.
The Welsh actor will be part of Netflix’s royal drama for its final two seasons — Seasons 5 and 6. He’ll play Philip reverse Imelda Staunton, 64, as Queen Elizabeth and Lesley Manville, 64, as her sister, Princess Margaret.
The show follows Queen Elizabeth II via her life and reign, with numerous actors taking on the position as she grows older. Elizabeth was initially performed by Claire Foy, 36, within the first two seasons, then aged into Olivia Colman, 46, in Seasons three and 4, and Staunton will take over. Pryce, 73, will observe “Outlander” star Tobias Menzies, 46, who performs Philip in Seasons three and 4, whereas “Doctor Who” star Matt Smith, 37, performs the youngest incarnation of Philip within the first two seasons.
According to the Sun, Pryce was “the one identify” mentioned to play the oldest model of the Duke of Edinburgh.
Pryce is greatest recognized for taking part in the High Sparrow in “Game of Thrones,” the non secular zealot who was finally chargeable for Cersei’s notorious nude “stroll of disgrace” in Season 5. (Like most “GOT” characters, he met a violent finish — in Season 6, when Cersei blew up the Sept as revenge.)
He’s additionally recognized for taking part in Elizabeth Swann’s father, Governor Weatherby Swann, within the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise. In 2019, he earned his first Oscar nod for taking part in Pope Francis in “The Two Popes.”
“The Crown” Season Four will hit Netflix in late 2020 — a precise date has not been introduced but. Season 5 will come out in 2022 following delays as a result of coronavirus pandemic. After initially planning to finish at 5 seasons, in July, Netflix and creator Peter Morgan introduced that “The Crown” will conclude after six seasons.