With Netflix announcing today that they are now in 190 countries around the world, exclusive content is going to be more important than ever. And with the company ramping up their production schedule, another series to keep an eye out for on the streaming giant in 2016 is “The Crown,” which dropped its first trailer today.
The duo of writer Peter Morgan (“The Queen“) and director Stephen Daldry, the series — which doesn’t feature any A-list stars — will focus on a young woman who enters the world of the British monarchy. Here’s the official synopsis:
A Netflix original series, The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne….a new era is dawning. Peter Morgan’s masterfully researched scripts reveal the Queen’s private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness. Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace….the leaders of an empire await.
Let us know if this is your cup of tea. Check out the trailer below.