FIRST LOOK: Olivia Colman Plays Queen Elizabeth in The Crown Season 3

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown season 3

The first look of Olivia Colman in The Crown has been released by Netflix!

Colman plays the role of Queen Elizabeth II from Claire Foy for seasons three and four which will be set in the 60s and early 70s.

Other new cast members include: Helen Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret, Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip and Jason Watkins as Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

In the picture Colman looks regal as she sips her tea.

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown season 3

Colman is no stranger to royal roles as she previously played The Queen Mother in Bill Murray’s Hyde Park on Hudson and will play Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos’s film The Favourite.

Season 3 is scheduled for release in 2019.