The Crown Season 5: Release Date Status, Cast, Plot, Trailer and Latest Updates

The Crown will be back with two more seasons in continuation, but when? Recently, Netflix shared the first look of season 5. Let’s check all the updates on this historical drama.

The Crown is a television series that is based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. This historical drama is created and produced by Sony Pictures Television and Left Bank Pictures in collaboration with Netflix.

The first season portrayed the period from Elizabeth’s marriage to Philips and the second season served the period from the birth of Prince Edward in 1964. The third season presented Harold Wilson’s two periods as prime minister. The fourth season served Prince Charles’s marriage to Lady Diana Spencer. The story will be continued with two more seasons as promised. Talking about the popularity of the show, it is praised for almost every category like acting, good direction, cinematography, and more. It has been reported that the estimated budget for the show is extremely high marking it to $260 million listing it to be one of the most expensive television series ever. In the recent post, The Crown’s official Twitter account shared the early glimpse of Imelda Staunton’s depiction of Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Highness. Now there is the buzz about the updates of season 5, we have got much on The Crown Season 5, keep reading…

Release Date:  When will The Crown Season 5 premiere?

As of now, the makers have not revealed the release date of the next installment. However, it is confirmed that the production of season 5 of The Crown began last month which is going to serve the personal nuances and political journey of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. The show debuted in 2016 which served a total of four seasons, the fourth one ended in 2020.

In January 2020, Netflix announced that The Crown’s fifth season will conclude the story but later it was announced that Netflix confirmed that the series will be continued to the sixth season. Peter Morgan shared that the team will move forward with the original plan of six seasons. The decision of five seasons was revised to six, to provide more richness to the complex story. 

The Crown Season 5
The Crown Season 5

The release date of season 5 is not clear, we will not get the season until 2022. Production got underway but it will take a lot more time in the development phases. We have to wait quite a long time but fans are delighted about getting one season in addition to season 5. If we get any official updates on this, we will surely update you.

Reception of this ultimate historical drama

It garnered tons of appreciation from the fans, also acclaimed by the critics. It also managed to attract several accolades, 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, In the lead role Foy won Best Actress, Best Actor for John Lithgow as Winston Churchill. Apart from this, it also attracted sixty-three nominations at the Primetime Emmy Awards which enlist as Outstanding Drama Series and many more. The show also bagged the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series, twice in Best Drama, at the 74th and 78th ceremonies. So overall, the show impressed the audience and the wait for the next season is pretty obvious

Who will follow the cast of The Crown Season 5?

The lavish royal drama began in the UK last month. As we know, the show reprises the cast for two seasons. We will be heading towards season 5 of Britain’s most famous family with a completely new cast stepping in the frame.

Deadline shared a report on the cast of  Season 5. According to that, it will include Princess Diana’s bombshell. Staunton replaced Emmy-nominated Olivia Colman, Major as Jonny Lee Miller, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, and Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Dominic West as Prince Charles.

What will be the storyline of Season 5 of The Crown?

The drama is predicted to continue with the same decade with Staunton at the helm. The latest season of the show ended with scenes from the Queen’s life dating back. The show is likely to serve much more drama of the British family. 

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Peter Morgan revealed that season six will not serve as something relatable to the present. He added that we will get closer to the same period in greater detail. Apart from this, The Hollywood Reporter also stamped that the story will conclude in the 2000s, but exact details on the division of season 5 and 6 stories are kept hidden. The details on the plotline are not sufficient to comment much on that. But one thing is guaranteed that we will surely enjoy season 5 of this historical drama. So we have to wait for season 5 to unveil the drama of The Crown chronicles.


The production just started last month, so we have to wait for the trailer as well as for season 5. Till then, you can enjoy watching season 4, if not completed yet. An early glimpse of the new Queen Elizabeth II, Imelda Staunton, is shared by the official account. Stay tuned for more updates.

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