Netflix has finally confirmed when season five of The Crown will be released on the streaming platform.
The widely publicized drama follows the twists and turns in the royal family’s history, with the upcoming season set to continue into the 1990s.
The exciting release date announcement comes as part of the streaming giant’s global fan event, Tudum, on Saturday which saw updates for many of its major projects.
As part of the event, Netflix also teased fans with updates for its other popular shows and movies like You, Bridgerton and Never Have I Ever.
— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) September 24, 2022
Netflix confirms release date for The Crown season five
Netflix has confirmed that the Emmy-winning drama The Crown will return on November 9, 2022.
The upcoming series will be the first to air since the death of Queen Elizabeth II whose reign is followed in the series.
The confirmation also comes after filming of series six of The Crown was halted out of respect for filming following the news of the Queen’s death and her funeral.
Netflix The Crown Season Five Cast
A message from Imelda Staunton, our new Queen Elizabeth. Season 5, coming November 2022. pic.twitter.com/OfpgrPGOXx
— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) September 25, 2021
Similar to the second series of The Crown, the new installment will feature an entirely new cast as the time period changes.
Imelda Staunton takes over from Olivia Colman and stars as Queen Elizabeth II.
Elizabeth Debicki will play Princess Diana while Dominic West will take on the role of the Prince of Wales.
Viewers will also see Jonathan Pryce as the Duke of Edinburgh and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret.
In other casting news, Netflix has finally confirmed who will play Prince William and Kate Middleton in series six of The Crown.
The streaming giant said earlier this month that both Rufus Kampa and Ed McVey will portray Prince William in season 6 of The Crown.
Kampa will play William from the age of 15, while Ed McVey will take over during his late teens and into his 20s.
Meanwhile, Meg Bellamy has been cast as Kate Middleton.
The Crown Season Five will be available to stream on Netflix from November 9.