Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman to play a 'femme fatale' in upcoming season of The Simpsons

Press Trust of India

Aug 18, 2019 09:20:16 IST

Academy Award winner Olivia Colman is the latest addition to the star-studded voice cast of The Simpsons.

The actor, who will be seen essaying the part of Queen Elizabeth II in the third season of The Crown, will feature in the upcoming 31st season of the animated show.

 Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman to play a femme fatale in upcoming season of The Simpsons

Olivia Colman. Image from Twitter

In the episode, she will be playing "the most down home femme fatale ever" who is used to getting her own way when it comes to the opposite sex, reported Entertainment Weekly.

"Just this second came from recording one of the best guest appearances in Simpson's history. No kidding, I am flying," The Simpsons executive producer James L Brooks tweeted on Friday.

Colman has joined the season 31 guest roster that also includes John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bob Odenkirk, John Mulaney and Jane Goodall.

She was also a part of the second season of Fleabag alongsdie Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Andrew Scott and Sian Clifford.

The British actor, who started her journey as a comedienne, has emerged as one of the best dramatic stars of this generation with critically-lauded turns in Broadchurch and The Night Manager.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

Updated Date: Aug 18, 2019 09:20:16 IST