In a statement, she said: “I am so excited to be part of the” The Crown “team and have the opportunity to portray such a complicated and controversial woman. Thatcher was undoubtedly formidable, but I explore with pleasure beyond the surface and, dare I say, I fall in love with the iconic person who, beloved or despised, defined an era. ”
Gillian Anderson, known in “The X Files”, “The Last King of Scotland” and “The Fall”, has joined the cast of the fourth season of the series “The Crown”, in which she will play the role of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Netflix announced.
The fourth season is currently in production.
Season three of “The Crown” will premiere on Netflix on November 17th. Olivia Colman, this year’s Oscar winner for her role in “The Favorite,” will be Queen Elizabeth II, a score taken by Claire Foy.
Foy played the queen in the first two seasons of the series. Also in the cast are Tobias Menzies, in the role of Prince Phillip, and Helena Bonham Carter, in the role of Princess Margaret.
The third season will be released about two years after the premiere of the second.
“The Crown” was released on November 2016.