Olivia Williams cast as Camilla Parker Bowles

The Crown Series 5 has Olivia Williams cast as Camilla Parker Bowles.

The show’s fifth season is slated to begin filming later this year.

The 52-year-old will take on the role of Emerald Fennell.

Emerald had played Camilla on the hugely popular Netflix series since Series 3.


Olivia Williams will play Camilla (Credit: Splashnews)

Olivia has previously stared on the HBO series The Nevers, and many will know her from the 2010 film The Ghost Writer.

The actress recently took time off after discovering she had a rare pancreatic cancer.

Olivia will star in the series’ fifth and sixth seasons.

According to Mail Online, Olivia took a chemistry test with actor Dominic West before winning the role.

Dominic will play Camilla’s love interest, Prince Charles, in the royal drama.

Read more: Sophie Wessex reveals that Prince Philip’s death was “very, very peaceful” and “so gentle”.

Netflix has already cast a number of stars for the upcoming series.

Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter franchise, Flesh and Blood) will play Queen Elizabeth II, replacing Olivia Colman.

In the meantime, Lesley Manville will play Princess Margaret. Elizabeth Debicki will also appear in Series 5 as Princess Diana.

Filming is expected to begin in June. The series is not expected to be released until 2022.


Netflix was recently asked to apologize for a scene (Credit: Netflix)

Asks Netflix to apologize for The Crown

Prince Philip was reportedly “terribly upset” by his appearance on Netflix hit The Crown, recent reports claimed.

Two royal biographers have asked the streaming service to apologize for the “cruel” portrayal of the deceased prince.

Philip reportedly struggled with a particular scene involving his late sister, Princess Cecilie.

The season two episode suggested that Philip’s father blamed him after she died in a plane crash in 1937.

Read more: Diana, Princess of Wales: Former Chef Says Crown Misrepresented Prince Charles

During the episode his father said, “You are the reason we are all here and bury my favorite child.”

However, the Queen’s biographer, Sally Bedell Smith, insisted that this never happened.

She told that Mail: “Cecilie died in a plane crash, but that is the only thing that was true.

“It was terribly angry for him. You (Netflix) should apologize deeply, and I think a disclaimer is needed more than ever. “

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