The Crown is a drama TV series created and released in collaboration of American and British filmmakers. The author of the script is Peter Morgan. The production matters are carried out by Left Bank Pictures together with Sony Pictures TV. The series revolves around Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom and her early years if reign. Season 1 was made up of 10 episodes and was released on the 4th of November 2016. The show was received mostly positively. The Crown was several time praised for the perfect performance, talented direction and almost accurate depicting of historical events. The Crown season 2 release date has already been commissioned.
Each new episode of The Crown follows Queen Elizabeth II and her life events starting from her wedding to nowadays. The show is planned to last for six seasons made up of more than 60 episodes. The young queen is played by Claire Foy.
The author of the script is the one who created the script for the original movie of 2013 with the same title. The direction was carried out by Stephen Daldry, Benjamin Caron, Philip Martin and Julian Jarrold. Season 1 made up of 10 episodes was released all together with the announcement of the second season release. The production of the series was carried out by Netflix channel together with Left Bank Pictures.
The series was partially filmed in South Africa and in the UK. The London dock scenes were filmed in Hatfield House and in the Dockyard Chatham in Kent. The cast includes Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Eileen Atkins, Jeremy Northam, Victoria Hamilton, Alex Jennings and others.
Rotten Tomatoes gave the series a 91% rating basing on the reviews of 43 critics. The general rating given was 8.7 out of 10 possible. The performance of the actors was called powerful and the cinematography was brilliant. The Crown was called one of the top productions of Netflix. Metacritic gave it 81 point score out of 100 possible basing on the reviews of 29 critics.
The series is praised as a compassionate piece of art portraying a marvelous family. That’s a very intelligent view on lives of members of the family and their connection with governmental issues. It’s a fascinating portrait of an after war Britain. The Crown’s writing is exquisite and the acting is magnificent. The show is thoroughly engaging and rich from historical point of view.
2nd Season Air Date
Second season release date is unknown yet, however, the second installment was commissioned before the release of season 1. We will let you know about the release date of The Crown when we get more official facts from the media.