The recently released 4th season 4 of “The Crown,” which is a drama about Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, premiered in the year 2020 by the popular streaming platform Netflix. The series took its viewers through the 1980s era and introduced them to two characters who had a significant impact on the decade: Lady Diana Spencer and Margaret Thatcher.
Gillian Anderson’s Thatcher, along with Emma Corrin’s Diana, captivated the imagination of fans in the latest episodes, which received critical praise and were among the most talked-about TV shows of the current year. If you’ve already finished watching the 4th season, you might be wondering when the 5th season will premiere and what the future holds for the royal family’s drama with another total cast shift.
Expected Release Date of The Crown Season 5
After receiving huge success in the last four seasons, the critically acclaimed Netflix drama series will return for a 5th season. The 5th season is said to cover the years of John Major’s leadership, the destruction of Diana and Prince Charles’ marriage, and Princess Diana’s sad death in 1997.
According to some trusted sources of an entertainment website, filming of the show will not begin until June of this year. This means that the 5th season of The Crown will not be available on Netflix until the next year, that is, 2022. All the viewers of The Crown will recall that a similar gap occurred between the 2nd season, which aired in 2017, and the 3rd season, which aired in 2018, when a new cast of characters was introduced, which was introduced released in the year 2019.
Where is the Filming Took the place of The Crown Season 5?
The 5th season of the Crown began with its filming process in the summer of the year 2021, and our sources have also confirmed that some of the scenes took place in Scotland. According to our verified sources, the actress, Imelda Staunton, was spotted filming some of the scenes from the upcoming season in Aberdeenshire, and Macduff.
According to the Strathspey & Badenoch Herald, Staunton was spotted filming on a beach near Covesea Lighthouse near Lossiemouth with the actors portraying Princess Anne, which is believed to be Claudia Harrison along with her husband, Timothy Lawrence.
What to Expect from The Crown Season 5?
The Crown writer Peter Morgan concluded that it was the ideal moment and place to finish when he was writing the 5th season, even though the drama was originally planned to run for six 10-episode seasons. Then, later in July of the previous year, it was revealed that Morgan had changed his mind, and Netflix verified on social media that, after all, a 6th season was in the works.
So now the fans know that the upcoming season of The Crown will be an ultimate one, which will be delving more into the period in question, the chaotic era of the early 1990s. It also provides new cast members such as Imelda Staunton and Lesley Manville with twice as much screen time.
The royal family fans can expect a lot more drama and an insight into the 1990s era, where the essential details related to the royal family will be revealed to the world.