Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s exit from the royal family may be dominating headlines, but don’t expect the news to inspire Netflix’s drama “The Crown” just yet. Even so, star Helena Bonham Carter thinks the high-profile split would lend itself well to future seasons.
“They’re sort of writing it themselves, aren’t they?” Bonham Carter, who portrays Princess Margaret on the show’s third season, told Variety‘s Marc Malkin at the SAG Awards.
Josh O’Connor, who plays a young Prince Charles, agreed that the series probably wouldn’t get that modern in future seasons.
“There are an awful lot of pretty good stories in between. I feel like we’re not going to get that far,” he said.
Prince Harry and Markle announced last week they would be stepping down as senior members of the United Kingdom’s royal family. Speculation has brewed over whether or not the two would make a run in Hollywood after relieving their royal duties.
“Meghan and Harry will make great decisions, I have no doubt about it. And they’ll have to take it slowly. It’s never been done before,” Bonham Carter said. “I have no doubt they’re making the best decision for themselves. It’s exciting, it’s unprecedented and potentially they could do amazing things. It’s the end of an era and it’s sad for the Queen, but once this is all settled down, I’m sure it’ll be good.”
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