Game of Thrones actor Tobias Menzies to play Prince Philip in Netflix's The Crown season 3
Before Tobias Menzies, the part of Prince Philip was played by actor Matt Smith for the past two seasons of Netflix's award-winning show The Crown.
The 44-year-old actor will take over the role from Matt Smith for the show's third and fourth seasons, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Smith played the role for two years alongside Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, who will now be portrayed by Olivia Colman as the show jumps ahead a few years.
Colman and Menzies had earlier worked together on spy drama The Night Manager.
Helena Bonham Carter is also poised to join the show as Princess Margaret, replacing Vanessa Kirby.
Show creator Peter Morgan planned for the casting changes, designed to show the characters as they aged.
The show is produced Left Bank with executive producers Andy Harries and Suzanne Mackie.
(With inputs from PTI)
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