Paul Bettany could replace Matt Smith as Prince Philip on The Crown season 3
British actor Paul Bettany is currently the hot favourite choice to play Prince Philip on Netflix’s hit show, The Crown.tv Updated: Jan 21, 2018 14:03 IST
Actor Paul Bettany is in negotiation to play Prince Philip in the third season of The Crown.
If things work out, Bettany would replace Matt Smith, who has played Philip in the first two seasons, reported Variety.
It would be the latest piece of key casting news after Olivia Colman was confirmed as taking over the role of Elizabeth for the upcoming two seasons from Claire Foy.
Helena Bonham Carter will play the Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, replacing Vanessa Kirby.
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First Published: Jan 21, 2018 13:59 IST