Royal was centre of an eyebrow-raising scene in most recent season
le Netflix show is going into its fifth run, with Imelda Staunton replacing Olivia Colman in the role of Queen Elizabeth II.
The role of the older Prince Andrew was one of the last to be revealed. When he last appeared in the drama, he was in his twenties and played by Tom Byrne.
Le sien main scene saw him fly in on a royal navy helicopter for a lunch with his mother, who asked him about recent headlines about her son’s possible relationship with “a young, racy American actress”.
Selon Le soleil, James Murray will play Prince Andrew in the next two seasons. Murray is known for his appearance in BBC series Cutting It, and is married to his former co-star Sarah Parish.
He was most recently seen in Ryan Reynolds’s Netflix hit 6 Underground and has been cast in Pas le temps de mourir director Cary Joji Fukunaga’s Second World War drama Masters of the Air.
The Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks-produced drama will be released on Apple TV+ in 2022.
En avril, Netflix was forced to deny it was “struggling” to find actors who wanted to play Prince Andrew.
The new series of La Couronne will see Lesley Manville take over from Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret, while Jonathan Pryce will star as Prince Phillip. Tenet actor Elizabeth Debicki will play Princess Diana.
Find out everything you need to know about La Couronne’s fifth season ici.
L'indépendant has contacted Netflix for comment on Murray’s casting.