Actor Tom Byrne has reportedly been cast to represent a young Prince Andrew in The Crown’s upcoming fourth season. Tom, has appeared on famous anthology show Black Mirror, is set to portray the young Duke of York and weds Sarah Ferguson.
Josh O’Connor was recently seen playing his role as Prince Andrew’s brother Prince Charles as he shot scenes for the show at London’s British Museum.
Josh matched well and truly in character for the scene, with his co-star Emma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana, has been spotted filming for a few weeks.
Prince Charles will once again take center stage in The Crown’s fourth series, which will showcase his meeting and marriage to Lady Diana Spencer.
Also, in the upcoming season, four of the show are Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret and Tobias Menzies as Prince Phillip.
It was recently revealed The Crown will end after its fifth season, with Imelda Staunton assuming the throne as the critically-acclaimed show’s final Queen.
Show creator Peter Morgan confirmed the Netflix drama would not include the sixth season. While, revealing Imelda, 64, will take the step into the 21st century.
So, the current Royal scandals and the allegations against Prince Andrew plus, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s ‘Megxit’ drama won’t be shown on the show.
Peter said he decided to not make a season six of The Crown because there has to be a distance between real life and the show. The writer and producer admitted he had initially sketched out storylines for further episodes past season five.
Peter promised the final series, won’t be filmed until 2021 or 2022 and will complete with Britain entering the new utopia. The showrunner said he would like to visit the royal family in 5 to 10 years, to explore a different era.