Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Starts the Hunt for an Actor With a “strong physical resemblance” to Prince Harry

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Starts the Hunt for an Actor With a “strong physical resemblance” to Prince Harry

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, there is a lot of hype surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. They have once again taken the center stage in British media with the people eager to know anything and everything about the former working royals. Mostly, there is confusion over what will be the future of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex under the regime of Harry’s father, King Charles III. 

But Netflix is eager to cash in on the attention and limelight being given to Prince Harry. The American streaming platform will be showcasing the Duke of Sussex in his teenage days in the sixth season of The Crown. Written by Peter Morgan, The Crown gives a fascinating insight into the life of the royal family. 

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The Crown to have a good character development of Prince Harry

The Crown season five is all set to premiere on Netflix on November 09. Meanwhile, the streaming service has already started preparations for the next edition. They have released a public notification to rope in an actor to play the role of Prince Harry. The casting director of the Netflix series, Robert Sterne, is mostly looking for a “strong physical resemblance” with the Duke of Sussex from his teenage days. This can be a golden opportunity for the newbies, as the show is not necessarily looking for previous acting experience. 

“Searching for an exceptional young actor to play Prince Harry in the next series. It is a significant role in this award-winning drama, and we are looking for a strong physical resemblance. No previous professional acting experience required,” the casting notice reads. 

All you need to do is share a 30-second video highlighting your head and shoulders. With the show putting so much emphasis on Prince Harry, the chances of them exploring his life during his adult age are also high. The Crown season five will focus on Princess Daina’s divorce from Prince Charles and her death in the car accident. 

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Are you excited to watch the portrayal of Prince Harry in The Crown by Netflix? Let us know in the comments. 

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