We’ve got some new royals in town! After what was described as an “exhaustive casting process,” The Crown has officially found its Kate Middleton and Prince Williams’s. The newcomers will be part of for the show’s sixth season. Producers cast Prince William twice, in order to show him going from a teenager to a young adult. Rufus Kampa will assume the role of the prince at age 15, and Ed McVey will portray the prince in his later teens and early adult years. Meg Bellamy was cast to portray Middleton. The three actors are said to be newcomers to television roles.
Kampa will appear in episodes that show how the British royal family coped with the death of Princess Diana, who died in August of 1997. Kampa isn’t a stranger to acting, having several credits for stage roles. He made his professional West End stage debut around 3 years ago in Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole 13 & 3/4s: The Musical. He has also performed in several off West End Productions.
The Crown Finds It’s Royals
McVey’s plot includes William’s romance with Kate, including how they met while they were both studying at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2001. The couple went on to marry in 2011, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Since 2021 McAvey has been understudied to play Camp Siegried at the Old Vic in London. According to Deadline, Bellamy, who will play Kate, auditioned via self-taped videos following a casting call on their social media. Season 6 of The Crown marks the professional screen debut for all three actors. It is set to begin filming this year.
eason 5 of The Crown is due to stream on Netflix this year in November. Elizabeth Debicki portrays Princess Diana, Dominic West plays the Prince of Whales, Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip, and Lessley Manville as Princess Margaret.
Prince Harry is yet to be cast for Season 6.