The first season of The crown It premiered in November 2016 and has since grown into one of the best-executed TV series for many, both from an acting and a production standpoint.
In these early chapters, Claire Foy was tasked with playing the Queen of England from her marriage in 1947 until the mid-sixties. Then Olivia Colman did it until the eighties. Who will be next?
With the third season a new cast came out, and with the fifth the same will happen again. The new actors and actresses will be tasked with bringing the British Royal Household and their loved ones to life also in the sixth, which will mark the end of the series.
What do we know about the fifth season of The crown? Don’t miss this article for how to view the new chapters of the netflix series, as well as information about its premiere, cast and plot.
When will Crown season 5 premiere?
It is too early to know the exact date on which fifth season of The crown is coming to Netflix. That won’t happen until 2022, although that was to be expected given that the wait was also longer with the other cast change.
The first four seasons premiered in November or December and we think it’s very likely that this will happen again with the next chapters. So our bet is that the new of The crown will arrive in fall 2022.
So far all seasons have had a total of 10 episodes each, so hopefully that will be the case for the new season as well. These should last about an hour.
How to watch The Crown Season 5 on TV or Streaming
The only official way to see The crown, either on television or on Diffusion, is by Netflix. So, you will need to have an account. Here are the prices of all the platform’s packages in Europe:
- Basic plan (streaming from a device | SD), for $ 7.99 per month
- Standard plan (streaming from two devices | HD), for $ 11.99 per month
- Premium plan (streaming from four devices | HD and UHD), for $ 15.99 per month
Once you’ve already subscribed, you’ll be able to preview the new chapters from any device. If you choose to see them in Diffusion, you just have to download the application on your smartphone, Tablet or computer. You can also see them on the official Netflix site.
The only thing you will need is a good internet connection. It doesn’t mean that you can’t see them when you don’t have internet access, but you must have downloaded them from watch offline in advance.
On the other hand, those who want to see the fifth season on a bigger screen should make sure that their smart TV has the app installed. You can also connect your portable device to the TV with a Chromecast.
How to watch The Crown for free
Unfortunately, there is no longer an official way to see The crown for free, so you will have to resort to pirate or torrent download sites (although PCWorld does not support these illegal practices).
The only way to see The crown is then to pay a subscription to Netflix. Once watched, you can cancel it directly, so seeing the fifth seasons can cost you just $ 7.99 for the first month.
Cast and plot of season 5 of The Crown
As we said, the fifth season will feature a new cast. This decision was already public from the start, with the idea that the first two seasons would be led by Claire Foy, the next two by another (Olivia Colman) and the last two by a third.
This third actress is Imelda Staunton (Harry potter). In his pReina’s call accompanies her Jonathan Pryce (Game Of Thrones) like Philip of Edinburgh and Lesley Manville (The invisible thread) as Princess Margaret.
Emma Corrin will no longer play Lady Di, but will be replaced by Elizabeth Debicki. We don’t yet know who will replace Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles, but there is speculation that it could be Dominic West (Thread
There are other characters we still don’t know who will play, like Camilla Parker Bowles or the princes Guillermo and Enrique. On the other hand, it has been confirmed that Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary) will play Prime Minister John Major.
As for the plot, it is believed that the fifth season will cover the 1990s. In addition to dealing with the presidency of John Major, it is also worth looking into the last (tumultuous) years of Lady Di.
The Crown Season 5 Trailer
As of yet, no trailer or trailer for the fifth season has been released, which is still in production.