Netflix have released the first look at Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II.
The actress will play the British monarch in the third and fourth seasons of the hit series, taking over from Claire Foy.
The show’s third season is expected to air in 2019, and will cover the period of 1964 through the early 1970s.
Sharing the first image of Olivia as Queen Elizabeth II, Her Majesty can be seen looking pensive as she clutched a teacup.
— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) July 16, 2018
The image was simply captioned, “Patience.”
The show’s new cast includes Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip; Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret; and Ben Daniels as Antony Armstrong-Jones, Margaret’s husband.