The Briton, Tobias Menzies has been cast for the role of prince Philip in seasons three and four of the Netflix hit series ‘The Crown’. That report entertainmentmagazine Variety. Menzies is known for his portrayal of Brutus in the series ‘Rome’ and the role of Edmure Tully in the series ‘Game of Thrones’.
The 44-year-old Menzies takes the role of prince Philip of actor Matt Smith, who, during the first two seasons of ‘The Crown’ in the skin of the husband of queen Elizabeth II crawled.
Menzies appeared in addition to ‘Game of Thrones’ in a number of other press and tv shows, such as AMC series ‘The Terror’, ‘Outlander’ and ‘The Night Manager’. He also collected a number of supporting roles in films such as bond movie ‘Casino Royale’ and the British romcom ‘Melancholia’.
The British actress Olivia Colman will play the role of queen Elizabeth to take over from Claire Foy. Colman gained fame for her role as Harriet Schulenburg in the television series Green Wing (2004-2006), Sophie Chapman in Peep Show (2003-2010) and detective Ellie Miller in the tv series Broadchurch (2013-2017). Helena Bonham Carter – nominated in 2011 for an Oscar for her supporting role in four “oscar” Italian “The King’s Speech’ – the sister of the queen, jr., and princess Margaret.
In the past weeks it became known that Smith was more deserved for his role in the series than the queen, played by Foy. That led to a relletje, after which the creators are excused.