Kate Middleton and Prince William are on Netflix.
crown has revealed the look-alike actors who will play the future Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Season 6 of the royal drama.
Newcomer Meg Bellamy will play Kate, while Prince William will be played by multiple actors as they age: 16-year-old Rufus Kampa and 21-year-old Ed McVey.
All three young actors count crown as their first professional television appearance.
Bellamy and Kampa were auditioned by a casting director after submitting a selfie video following a casting call on social media. deadlineMcVay, on the other hand, is graduating from Drama Center London in 2021 and hasn’t fully studied theatrical roles.
Just last month, an ad on the website Casting Talent was looking for an “exceptional young actor” between the ages of 18 and 35 to play Prince William.
“It’s a key role in this award-winning drama, and we’re looking for someone who’s very similar physically,” the ad said. It adds that no professional acting experience is required.
Earlier this year, Netflix was looking for an actress to play Kate. crown Season 6 of the show, which will reportedly cover the late ’90s and early 2000s, will reportedly feature Prince William’s future wife..
It was also previously announced that Dominic West’s teenage son, who would take over the role of Prince Charles in the series’ final two seasons, would play a younger Prince William. Cast after the tape “came the attention of the show’s producers.”
The show will also cover the events surrounding the death of Princess Diana. Prince William said he was 15 when his mother died (his younger brother Prince Harry said he was 12).
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Netflix hits are known for rotating casts to match the ages of their characters over the decades. The new cast also includes Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth and Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana.
Season 5 was originally slated to be the curtain call for the series, but the creators changed their minds and promised that the historical drama will continue to dominate Netflix queues for its sixth and final season.
“When we started discussing the storyline for Series 5, it quickly became clear that we needed to go back to the original plan and do six seasons to justify the richness and complexity of the story,” said Creator. ‘s Peter Morgan said in July. 2020. “To be clear, Series 6 doesn’t bring us closer to the present day. It just allows us to cover the same period in greater detail.”