The crown has cast two actors, Rufus Kampa and Ed McVey, to play young Prince William and Meg Bellamy, who will play William’s future wife, Kate Middleton, in season 6 of Netflix’s drama about the British royal family.
Netflix drama The Crown features newcomers like Prince William and Kate Middleton for season 6
According to Entertainment Weekly, Rufus Kampa will play William from the age of 15, while Ed McVey will play him through his teens to early 20s. The Kampa episodes will detail how the royal family handled the 1997 death of Williams’ mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. McVey will play William as he woos Bellamy’s Kate after the pair met in 2001 while studying at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
The announcement comes as season 5 of The crown is scheduled to hit screens this November. The show’s fifth season features an all-new cast including 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.
According to the report, Kampa made his professional West End stage debut in June 2019, playing the lead role of Adrian in Sue Townsend. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole 13 3/4 – The Musical. McVey has appeared on stage at the Old Vic and at Hammersmith Riverside Studios. New talent Bellamy’s career previously involved amateur playwriting and filmmaking.
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