The Crown’s Dominic West Reveals Queen Consort Camilla’s Greeting

Acknowledging the king! Dominic West bumped into Queen Consort Camilla whereas filming The Crown — and he or she greeted the actor in a shocking manner.

Throughout an interview with the U.Okay. Radio Instances on Monday, October 31, the British actor, 53 — who will play King Charles III in his prince days within the upcoming season of the Netflix sequence  — revealed that after he bumped into Camilla, 75, she lovingly referred to him as “Your Majesty.”

West additionally revealed on Monday that after being forged within the season 5 position, he provided his resignation as an envoy for the Prince’s Belief in case of a battle of curiosity. The charity — which was based by King Charles, 73, in 1976 — is a nonprofit group aimed toward serving to weak younger folks get their lives on observe.

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Charles, nonetheless, refused West’s letter of resignation on the time, telling him, “You do what you want, you’re an actor. It’s nothing to do with us.”

“I feel that’s most likely how [Charles] regards it,” West defined. “I’ve been in a line to shake his hand a couple of instances, and it’s fascinating. It’s very helpful to satisfy the character you’re enjoying, clearly.”

The Crown, which first premiered in November 2016, follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II — who died at age 96 in September — all through the varied chapters of her life. Created by Peter Morgan, the sequence was developed from the author’s 2006 movie The Queen and his 2016 stage play The Viewers.

The primary season of the drama covers the interval from Elizabeth’s marriage to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with Clare Foy portraying the monarch from 1947 to 1955. Foy returned for the second installment of the sequence, which ran by way of the start of Elizabeth’s youngest son Prince Edward in 1964. Seasons 3 and 4, in the meantime, function Olivia Colman because the queen and depict King Charles’ marriage to Girl Diana Spencer.

For season 5, which is ready to debut on November 9, Imelda Staunton took over the position of Elizabeth, with West portraying Charles and Elizabeth Debicki as Diana.

With the present quickly approaching the trendy period, Morgan has rigorously mapped out the matters he plans to cowl for the ultimate two seasons.

“Nobody’s making an attempt to censor me. Nobody’s ever tried to right what I do or censor what I do,” Morgan informed The Hollywood Reporter in August 2020, admitting that he’s met with former palace aides “on a wholly casual and impersonal foundation” to transient them on what’s to return in future episodes. “I don’t need something to do with the palace and the palace desires nothing to do with me. … I solely write what I need to write.”

Whereas season 5 continues to be slated to premiere on time following Elizabeth’s loss of life in September, the historic drama formally halted manufacturing on season 6 with a purpose to mourn the lack of the royal.

The Crown is a love letter to her and I’ve nothing so as to add for now, simply silence and respect,” Morgan informed Deadline in an announcement on the time. “I count on we’ll cease filming out of respect too.”