Watch: ‘The Crown’ season 4 trailer offers glimpses into the series’ darkest and most dramatic chapter yet
Season 4 of ‘The Crown’ releases on Nov. 15 and the new trailer features Queen Elizabeth and Margaret Thatcher facing off
Netflix’s “The Crown” just released a new trailer for the show’s highly anticipated fourth season.
- The new installment will take place a few years after season 3’s conclusion in 1977 and will recount key moments in the royal family up until 1990.
- During that span, Margaret Thatcher is appointed as prime minister, marking the first time in the nation’s long history that two women are leading together.
- Fresh off her Golden Globe-winning turn as Queen Elizabeth II, Olivia Colman will reprise her role in a cast bolstered by the arrivals of up-and-comer Emma Corrin, who will play Princess Diana, and Gillian Anderson as Prime Minister Thatcher.
- The 21⁄2-minute trailer offers glimpses into the many conflicts, both familial and national, the figures will encounter in the upcoming 10 episodes. Watch here:
EW reports that, while the new season will feature several happy moments (including a royal wedding), the latest installment of “The Crown” will be, “the darkest and most dramatic yet” as the family confronts, “unexpected challenges from every side.”
As the series makes notable time jumps every two seasons, “The Crown” season 4 marks the final performances from Colman and her castmates in their roles as an older cast will take over their characters for seasons 5 and 6.