Netflix’s first UK unique is concerning the Queen and it is coming subsequent yr

Netflix's first UK original is about the Queen and it's coming next year

It has been rumored for months, however Netflix has lastly confirmed that it is engaged on its first unique TV collection from the UK. Given its origins, it ought to come as no shock that the present is about none aside from the Queen, exploring her relationships with a few of Britain’s most notorious Prime Ministers. Whether or not this heralds a way forward for attainable UK-particular exhibits on the climate and crumpets stays to be seen, however what we do know is that it is referred to as The Crown and will probably be based mostly on a West Finish play referred to as The Viewers. It’s going to premiere as a ten-episode mini-season subsequent yr and whereas the forged continues to be a intently guarded secret, Netflix revealed that Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) is directing, Andy Harries (The Queen) is producing and Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) is among the present’s writers. Given their mixed expertise with royalty-themed films, to not point out the six Academy Award nominations shared between them, it is truthful to say this trio have a reasonably good shot of delivering one thing you will need to binge-watch with a recent cup of tea.

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