Oscar-nominated Lesley Manville will take over the role from Helena Bonham-Carter.
Manville, who received an Oscar nomination for her performance in ‘Phantom Thread,’ will portray Queen Elizabeth II’s teenage daughter, Princess Margaret, in Netflix’s hit drama series “The Crown.”
Vanessa Kirby had previously played Princess Margaret in the series about the British royal family. “I am so happy to play Princess Margaret, ” Manville said on his Twitter account. Playing with my dear friend Imelda Staunton on the show is also a separate cause of happiness for me.”
In early 2020, Imelda Staunton had given life to Queen Elizabeth II, taking the place of Olivia Coleman.
Left Bank Pictures is producing “the Crown,”written by Peter Morgan. 4 of the series. the season will air later this year. Filming of the Final season is scheduled to begin in 2021.
“I’m working on a fifth season right now and I think it’s the perfect time to finish the series,” Morgan, who previously planned the series as Season 6, said in January.