Royalty at its finest! Netflix just recently announced its newest addition to their line-up of original series, "The Crown." Dubbed the "most expensive" TV series to date, the show will relive the early years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
"The Crown" which was written by Peter Morgan, tackles the young life of Elizabeth as portrayed by Claire Foy. It covers her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and her reign to the throne following the death of her father, King George VI (Jared Harris).
According to reports, Netflix's "The Crown" has a production budget of £100 million or $130 million. That will equate to approximately $13 million per hour of television time. With that, it is considered to be the most expensive TV series to date.
Netflix also released the first trailer for "The Crown" and by the looks of it; it will be something to watch out for. The trailer teased various challenges of ruling a country and how she deals with it. Check out the official synopsis below:
"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."
"The Crown" will launch all its 10 episodes on Friday, November 4, on Netflix.