Popular actress Gillian Anderson (x-files) has joined the cast of the television series “Crown” from Netflix, telling the Queen of great Britain Elizabeth II and her family.
According to Deadline, the third season of the project, the actress will play the role of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Margaret Thatcher headed the British government from 1979 to 1990. She was the first woman to hold the post of Prime Minister in the country’s history. Was nicknamed the Iron lady for the implementation of a number of conservative changes, which in the end economic growth. The Thatcher Premiership was the longest in the twentieth century.
The premiere of the third season of “the Crown” will take place in 2019. Events in the series will unfold in the time period from 1964 to 1970.
As previously reported, the Queen will play the winner of the award “Golden globe” Olivia Colman. Netflix has unveiled the first scenes with Olivia Colman in the role of the British Queen Elizabeth II. Actor Tobias Menzies, known for “Game of thrones”, will play Prince Philip.
The Queen’s sister Princess Margaret will play Helena Bonham Carter, photos from the shoot have also appeared on the network (in the first seasons of the series this role was played by Vanessa Kirby).
The cast was also joined by Josh O’connor and Marion Bailey – they will replace Julian Baringo and Victoria Hamilton. O’connor will play the young Prince Charles, and Bailey got the role of the Queen mother.
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