Olivia Colman Joins Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ As Queen Elizabeth

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Claire Foy is handing over the reins. Olivia Colman is set to play Queen Elizabeth in upcoming seasons of Netflix’s critically praised drama series The Crown, Deadline has confirmed. The third and fourth seasons have not yet been ordered, but the series is expected to continue. The role of Queen Elizabeth has been played by Foy in Seasons 1 and 2. Her performance earned her an Emmy nomination in Season 1 as well as a Golden Globe and SAG Award as best actress in a drama…