Dominic West is going to an infamous royal affair from The Affair. The actor has reportedly signed on to play the role of Prince Charles in The Crown Season 5 on the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix. Well, according to a report from the UK’S The Sun, it is true.
The fifth season of the royal drama will be chronicling the crumbling marriage between Charles and Princess Diana, which is played by Elizabeth Debicki of The Night Manager, after the rumors of the infidelity swirl about Charles and his former lover Camilla Parker Bowles.
Imelda Staunton will be taking over the lead role of Queen Elizabeth II in the fifth season, with Jonathan Pryce playing the role of Prince Philip. It covers the lengthy reign of Queen Elizabeth II as the British Monarch, going all the way back to her coronation in the year 1953, ad recasting the main roles every two seasons.
The Crown Season 5: Dominic West To Appear As Prince Charles
Claire Foy originated the role of Elizabeth in the first and the second season, with Oscar-winner Olivia Colman taking over the third and the fourth season. The fourth season of the show is about to make its debut on the streaming giant on November 15 Sunday.
Josh O’Connor plays the role of Prince Charles in the third and the fourth season of the series.
Dominic West is best known to the fans of the television series for playing the role of Baltimore police detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama titled, The Wire as well as playing the role of the author, Noah Solloway in the Showtime drama The Affair, which was wrapped up a five-season run last year.
Other notable credits of the actor include The Hour and the BBC/PNS adaption of Les Miserables.
Well, the fans are way too happy for this possibility of him playing the role of Prince Charles as it is fantastic. West is an accomplished actor who could really do a lot with this character, which is especially important when you do consider some of the stories that will be in the final season of the show.
However, we would like to tell you that you will have to wait months before you could see this happening on Netflix as the fourth season of the series has still to be premiered on Netflix.
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