Netflix has finally dropped the much-anticipated official pictures of actors portraying Prince William and Kate Middleton in the upcoming sixth season of the popular historical drama, The Crown.
The streaming giant unveiled the first look pictures of Ed McVey and Meg Bellamy as the future Prince and Princess of Wales, which have left fans stunned and excited for the upcoming season.
Ed and Meg will be playing the roles of the young William and Kate, depicting the early days of their romance at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. The upcoming sixth and final season of The Crown will revolve around the events during the late 1990s and early 2000s of the royal family, including the blossoming love story between William and Kate and the tragic death of Princess Diana.
In the shared pictures, the two characters were seen holding hands as they walked together. Ed sported the prince’s signature hairstyle during that time period in the scene. Another shot offered a detailed look at the prince, dressed in a suit and tie, seated in what looks to be a room in the palace.
The first look pictures took the internet by storm as fans praised the actors for their striking resemblance to the real-life Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Many fans took to social media to express their excitement about the upcoming season of The Crown. One fan wrote, “Wow! Wow! Wow!! They look very similar to the real Prince William and Kate Middleton!”. Another commented, “That’s a great cast, they look a lot like the real ones”. One fan even quipped, “He looks more like Prince William than Prince William looks like Prince William”.
The Crown has been a massive hit for Netflix, chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her family. The series has received critical acclaim for its writing, acting, and production value. With the new cast additions, fans are eagerly anticipating the upcoming season and are sure to be in for a treat.
The sixth and final season of The Crown is expected to premiere on Netflix later this year.