Jonny Lee Miller to be Prime Minister John Major in ‘The Crown’

Actor Jonny Lee Miller.

Actor Jonny Lee Miller.

Jonny Lee Miller, better known as the contemporary Sherlock Holmes of ‘Elementary’, will play former Prime Minister John Major in the fifth season of ‘The Crown‘, becoming one of the new signings of the batch that will star Imelda Staunton.

The actor from ‘Trainspotting’ and ‘Mansfield Park‘will get into the shoes of the prime minister and leader of the conservative party, who ruled the UK between 1990 and 1997. Previously, he was Minister of Finance and Secretary of Foreign Affairs during the government of Margaret Thatcher, between 1987 and 1990.

Miller joins a season full of changes. In addition to Imelda Staunton taking over from Olivia Colman as Her Majesty Elizabeth II, in this fifth installment there will be Jonathan Pryce as the Duke of Edinburgh, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles and Elizabeth Debicki will be the one who gets into the Diana of Wales skin.

The fifth season is estimated to Netflix I released it in 2022. In addition, the applauded fiction about the British Royal House has confirmed a sixth and final batch of chapters.


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