The actor will star opposite Olivia Colman, who takes over the titular role of the Queen from Claire Foy, when the third season of the award-winning show returns. Smith, along with the rest of the cast, has been a firm favourite with fans. He has been continuously praised for his uncanny depiction of the Duke of Edinburgh so naturally, intrigue into what Menzies will bring to the role when he picks up with Prince Philip in the s is at a high. The year-old is London-born and bred, his mother was a teacher and his father a producer at the BBC. Film wise, he's starred opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale as M's assistant and also has a pretty impressive resume when it comes to theatre too.
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Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies take over as the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when the drama returns to Netflix — but who else is joining them in the epic drama? By James Gill. The Crown is the poster child for streaming giant Netflix, a lavish big budget drama with an irresistible subject matter: the British royal family. With Claire Foy and Matt Smith now gone, the drama is about to move into a new era both with a rebooted cast and with time moving forward in this epic story of the most famous family on the planet. Sign up to receive our newsletter! Already have an account with us? Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences.
Game of Thrones is well and truly over but we often see its cast turn up in other shows following the popularity of the fantasy series. So who was his character in the HBO show? Menzies has appeared in a number of top roles over the years, including Frank and Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall in Outlander which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. To go into all those rooms and have everyone be tongue-tied and shy.
Netflix's The Crown will return to television screens on November 17, an announcement that prompted excitement from fans. The Crown, a fictional retelling of Queen Elizabeth II's life during her early reign, based on the play The Audience, first came to Netflix in and has since established a large fan base. On Monday, Netflix released a trailer for the third season, along with the release date. For the first two seasons, the responsibility of playing the role of Queen Elizabeth II rested on the shoulders of actor Claire Foy. Now, when the show returns in November that role will be taken over by actor Olivia Colman.