“We shot season three and that starts in November,” he told the radio host.
Menzies also revealed that he spoke with Smith on the phone a few times before filming began.
Showrunner Peter Morgan has previously spoken about the recasting, saying that new actors will be brought on every two seasons
“You can’t ask someone to act middle-aged,” he said. “Someone has to bring their own fatigue to it. The feelings we all have as 50-year-olds are different than the feelings we all have as 30-year-olds.”
The Crown returns to Netflix later this year – most probably November. You can find a compilation of everything we know about the new season here.
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