Jonathan Pryce, known for his role as High Sparrow in Game of Thrones, will play the role of Prince Philip for the past two seasons crown. According to The sun The 73-year-old actress can be seen opposite Imelda Staunton, who plays Queen Elizabeth at the end of the Netflix series.
According to insiders, Pryce was the only candidate for the role and he was thrown out via a Zoom meeting.
Pryce, Staunton and Lesley Manville, who plays Princess Margaret, are said to be called “the Holy Trinity” in the British acting world by series producers and the team of crown was happy when Pryce agreed to join the role in the hit series.
Born in Wales, the actor was nominated for an Oscar last year for his role as Pope Francis in The two popes.
The fourth series of The crown, with Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth and Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher, can be seen on Netflix later this year. The recordings of this ended just before the corona crisis broke out. During season four, the marriage between Princess Diana and Prince Charles is discussed.
The fifth season will probably not be released until 2022, as the preparations will need more time due to the cast.