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‘The Crown’ Showrunner on Bringing the “Most Glorious and Most Sour Fairy Tale of the 20th Century” to Screen

Over the course of its first three seasons, The Crown has earned its reputation as one of television’s most ambitious productions. Beginning in the early days of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, the series takes on the formidable task of reconstructing a version of the historical record through the lens of the British monarchy. Building on […]

“We’ve Been Waiting Five, Six Years to Get to Here”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Josh O’Connor and the Creators Behind ‘The Crown’

Few historical dramas have enthralled viewers the way The Crown has the last five years. The Netflix drama, created by Oscar- and Emmy-nominated scribe Peter Morgan, kept up that intrigue with one of its buzziest seasons yet last fall, which marked the much-anticipated debut of Princess Diana. For the creative team behind the show, this […]

“You Have to Feel Sick in Order to Feel Good”: Barry Jenkins, Ethan Hawke and the THR Drama Showrunner Roundtable

In the past, a question posed to a table of creatives about the projects that each would love to tackle if only Hollywood were ready for them would be met with a laundry list of wistful responses. But Barry Jenkins, the showrunner and director behind Amazon’s celebrated Underground Railroad adaptation, took one look around The […]

‘The Crown’ Season 4: TV Review

Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrin join the cast as Margaret Thatcher and Diana, Princess of Wales, respectively, on Netflix's royal history drama 'The Crown.'

‘The Crown’ Season 4 Trailer: Margaret Thatcher, Queen Elizabeth Face Off

The trailer for season four of Netflix's The Crown, streaming Nov. 15, highlights tensions between Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and both Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) and Princess Diana (Emma Corrin).

‘The Crown’ Boss Reveals Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Off-Limits

'The Crown' creator and showrunner Peter Morgan also shares the unofficial feedback he gets from the royal family.

‘The Crown’ to End With Season 5 on Netflix as Imelda Staunton Confirmed as Final Queen

Netflix's royal epic 'The Crown' is set to end with season five, with Imelda Staunton confirmed as taking over from Olivia Colman as the final incarnation of Queen Elizabeth.

‘The Crown’ Season 4: All the Details (So Far)

Production on season four of the royal drama began before Netflix released season three.

‘TV’s Top 5’: Peter Morgan on Rebooting ‘The Crown’ and Its Future

Welcome to another episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the week in TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners and executive guests and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

‘The Crown’ Season 3: TV Review

THR review: In the third season of Netflix's 'The Crown,' Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter join Netflix's decades-spanning chronicle of Queen Elizabeth.

‘The Crown’ Season 3 Trailer: Queen Elizabeth II Confronts Changing Britain

Things are changing in Britain in the full trailer for the upcoming third season of Netflix's acclaimed royal family drama 'The Crown.'

‘The Crown’ Creator Inks Netflix Film and TV Overall Deal

Netflix is keeping Peter Morgan in-house, as the creator and showrunner behind the streamer's award-winning drama 'The Crown' has signed an overall deal to remain in business with the company.