We spoke too soon…
It’s been less than a week since season 3 of THE CROWN debuted on Netflix, but the Internet is already abuzz about who is going to play Queen Elizabeth II in seasons 5 and 6 of the highly-popular series.
Yesterday, rumor was that actress Imelda Staunton was going to play the elder QE2 after Olivia Coleman completed her turn in the role after season 4. Well, Netflix is shutting down this piece of gossip, saying any talk of Staunton playing Queen Elizabeth II is “pure speculation.”
Netflix says it hasn’t cast Imelda Staunton for The Crown season 5: ‘Pure speculation’ https://t.co/VFEVWzWVpc
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) November 22, 2019
Fine, Netflix, we’ll respect your wishes. But that doesn’t mean we’re gonna stop speculating! Who do you think would be the perfect actress to play Queen Elizabeth II?