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Imelda Staunton to Star in the Fifth and Final Season of The Crown

Netflix announced today that The Crown will return for a fifth and final season with Imelda Staunton playing The Queen! Creator Peter Morgan originally planned six seasons, but says: “Now that we have begun work on the stories for S5 it has become clear to me that this is the perfect time and place to stop.” The …

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ITV Commissions A Confession, Starring Martin Freeman and Imelda Staunton

ITV’s Head of Drama, Polly Hill, has announced the commission of six-part drama A Confession, from acclaimed screenwriter Jeff Pope. Starring Martin Freeman and Imelda Staunton, the series is co-produced by ITV Studios and Urban Myth Films. A Confession tells the story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher, played by Martin Freeman (StartUp, The Hobbit, Sherlock, …

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Imelda Staunton and More Join Downton Abbey Cast

Focus Features and Carnival Films have started principal photography for the Downton Abbey movie and announced new cast members that have joined the original principal cast from the television series. Joining the Downton Abbey cast will be Academy Award nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pride), Geraldine James (Anne with an …

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