The Crown made headlines with its fifth season, but its sixth and final season is just around the corner.
Netflix has released its streaming list for some of the biggest titles coming in 2023 – here’s everything you need to know about the latest news for The Crown season 6.
When is The Crown season 6 coming to Netflix?
Streaming service Netflix has confirmed that its sixth and final season of The Crown will premiere in 2023.
An exact date for the start of the season has not yet been released, but previous seasons have been released in early to mid-November, with the exception of the second season which was released in December 2017.
Who is Starring in The Crown Season 6?
The Crown is known for changing its cast every two seasons, so the new cast that joined the show in season five will return to wrap up the drama with season six.
As season five premiered in early November, the show’s stars announced they couldn’t party too much at the premiere because they were in the middle of filming season six.
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Imelda Staunton plays Queen Elizabeth II alongside Jonathan Pryce as husband Prince Philip, with Staunton revealing that she was on set filming season six on the anniversary of the Queen’s death, September 8th.
Dominic West continues to play Prince Charles and Elizabeth Debicki played Princess Diana in season five, but said in pre-release press interviews that she hadn’t seen her castmates for a while – suggesting Diana’s death comes right at the start of season six.
Olivia Williams is back as Camilla Parker Bowles, but with the final episode of season five, which follows Labor’s victory in the 1997 general election, Jonny Lee Miller is out as John Major and Bertie Carvel joins in as the new Prime Minister, Tony Blair.
Lesley Manville also returns as Princess Margaret.
What happens in The Crown season 6?
Of course, viewers expect Diana’s death and funeral to be a big storyline in the final season, which picks up again in the late ’90s.
Creator Peter Morgan has said that we shouldn’t expect the series to go too far beyond season five, telling Deadline, “As we began discussing storylines for season five, it quickly became clear that we were dedicated to the riches To accommodate the complexity of the story, we should go back to the original plan and do six seasons.
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“To be clear, season six won’t bring us any closer to the present – it will just allow us to cover the same time period in more detail.”
The season six cast brings not only the Blairs to Downing Street but also a young Kate Middleton, suggesting Prince William’s university years and early romances will be shown.
What else is coming to Netflix in 2023?
It’s not just The Crown on the exciting list of Netflix shows slated for 2023 – there are plenty of other new and returning series to watch out for.
Highlights include the Bridgerton spin-off Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Season 2 of Heartstopper, Season 4 of You, and Season 3 of The Witcher.
Documentaries about David Beckham, Tyson Fury and his family and Pamela Anderson are also planned.
Crown seasons one through five are currently streaming on Netflix.
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