Netflix revealed “The Crown,” which focuses on the British royal family, has been renewed for a sixth and final season. Series creator Peter Morgan said in a statement: “As we started to discuss the story lines for Series 5, it soon became clear that in order to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story we should go back to the original plan and do six seasons.”
The streaming service confirmed the news on Twitter, writing: “News from the palace: we can confirm there will be a sixth (and final) season of @TheCrownNetflix in addition to the previously announced five!”
Morgan, who also executive produces The Crown, originally had explained his decision to bring the show to an end after Season 5, saying, “At the outset I had imagined ‘The Crown’ running for six seasons, but now that we have begun work on the stories for season five it has become clear to me that this is the perfect time and place to stop,” he said in a statement. “I’m grateful to Netflix and Sony for supporting me in this decision.”
As of press time, there was no word on when Season 6 will begin filming.
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