The hit Netflix series The Crown he found actors to play the prince William And Kate Middleton in season six, which is slated to go into production this fall. Rufus Kampa and Ed McVey will play the young prince while Meg Bellamy has been cast as his future wife.
Given the casting of the 16 year old kampa and the 21-year-old McVey for the role of the prince alongside Kate’s screen debut, fans can anticipate that season 6 of The Crown will focus on the late ’90s and early 2000s, a tumultuous time for the royal family. The popular historical drama marks the professional screen debuts of all three actors, according to Variety. The announcement comes as The Crown season 5 is expected to hit screens this November. The fifth season of the show features an all-new cast that includes Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, and Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles. Jonny Lee Miller will also appear as Prime Minister John Major in the upcoming season.
The fifth season in November
The fifth season of the award-winning series will give audiences a glimpse into the breakdown of the princess’s marriage Diana and of the prince Carlo, as well as his tragic death in 1997 during the government years of John Major. Kite Runner star Khalid Abdalla joins the cast for next season to play Dodi Al-Fayed, Diana’s lover who died with her in the infamous Paris crash. Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki will also take over the role of Princess of Wales from Emma Corrin, who played the Princess in season four of The Crown. Season 5 will also see Senan West, the son of Dominic West who plays Prince Charles, as the young, approximately 11-year-old Prince William. Egyptian star Amir El-Masry will also play Dodi’s father, young department store billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed.
The cinematic experiences of Rufus Kampa and Ed McVey
Though it’s his first professional film debut, kampa he has an impressive background of stage experience. She played the title role in Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole 13 and 3/4 The Musical on the West End and has also played roles at the Waterloo East Theater and Wycombe Swan amongst others. He is also enrolled in Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, which includes Star Wars star Daisy Ridley and Dame Julie Andrews among his alumni.
On the other hand, McVey graduated from Drama Center London last year after completing a four-year training programme. He recently appeared on stage at the Old Vic and Hammersmith Riverside Studios. Bellamy is a newcomer, although she has done amateur theater and film, with the high-profile series marking her professional debut. Both Kampa and Bellamy were selected after submitting audition tapes following a social media casting call.