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Netflix’s sleek period drama The Crown has captivated audiences with its peek into the private life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy), but many fans may be wondering how much of the glamorous series is based on real life. While some elements — like the Duke and Duchess of Windsor’s frosty relationship with the royal family and Princess Margaret’s romance with the dashing Pete Townsend — are true, several key elements of the series are either totally made up or exaggerated for dramatic effect. (And let’s be honest, even the life of a royal sometimes needs TV magic to make it more watchable. »
- Maria Mercedes Lara
Do you still miss Downton Abbey? Are you also obsessed with all things surrounding the royal family? Then you may want to check out Netflix's The Crown. Not only is the series all about her royal highness Queen Elizabeth II, but it is jam-packed with star power. Indulge your curiosity with all the details below and then see what other shows are coming your way this year. Who's Starring? Pride and Prejudice and Zombies star Matt Smith will play Prince Philip and Wolf Hall actress Claire Foy will take on the role of the queen. Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby, John Lithgow, and Greg Wise are also set to star. The Production Team The scripted series is directed by Stephen Daldry and created and written by Peter Morgan, the mastermind behind the 2006 film The Queen starring Helen Mirren. What It's About The story centers around the political intrigues and romances that »
- Kelsie Gibson
Sneak Peek footage, images and synopsis from the upcoming 'royals' TV series "The Crown", created by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures, starring Claire Foy as young 'Queen Elizabeth II' debuting November 4, 2016 on Netflix:
Also starring are Greg Wise as 'Lord Louis Mountbatten', Victoria Hamilton as 'Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother', Stephen Dillane as 'Graham Sutherland', Andy Sanderson as 'Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester', Michael Culkin as 'Rab Butler', Nicholas Rowe as 'Jock Colville', Rita McDonald Damper as »
- Michael Stevens
Yes. that's a quote from Steel Magnolias. I apologize as this is entirely unrelated. It happens.
Are you familiar with "Fish Love"? It's a not-for-profit company from Nicholas Röhl and the actress Greta Scacchi. The goal? I'll just quote them here:
to raise awareness of the unsustainable fishing practices that are destroying the the earth's marine ecosystem. Since then, the Fishlove images have succeeded in bringing the subject of over-fishing to the front covers and pages of the world's media many times over.
- NATHANIEL R
Exclusive: Pair will star in road comedy from UK production outfit Scoop Films.
The film follows Kath (Sykes), a shy young woman who runs out on her wedding to go in search of her mother whom she has been separated from since childhood. In the process, she accidentally kidnaps Bob (Wise), a reclusive gardener with a sinister secret.
The company’s previous feature The Beat Beneath My Feet starred Screen star of tomorrow Nicholas Galitzine and was nominated for a Crystal Bear at the 2015 Berlinale’s Generation 14Plus strand, as well as a Raindance prize at the 2014 British Independent Film Awards »
5 items from 2016
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