Claire Foy and Matt Smith may have been replaced for the next series of Royal family Netflix drama The Crown, but for them, it's not over yet.
Claire Foy has been given £200,000 in back pay following the pay gap controversy on Netflix show The Crown, according to reports.
Matt Smith has broken his silence on the pay disparity row on Netflix show The Crown, after it emerged he was being paid more than the show's star Claire Foy.
'The Crown' star joined director Fede Alvarez and her co-stars to celebrate the end of production for the new thriller.
“You know gender pay gaps are a problem when even the Queen isn’t paid fairly,” say the organizers of a public petition calling on actor Matt Smith to donate the difference between his and Claire Foy’s salary from “The Crown” to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund.
In spite of playing the lead role of Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, the show's producers have admitted that Matt Smith earned more money than Wolf Hall star Claire Foy.
Claire Foy’s protagonist finds herself menaced by an ex who won’t leave her alone. But when she seeks help, she winds up getting herself committed to a psychiatric hospital.
'The Crown' actress taking the lead in 'The Girl in the Spider's Web' for director Fede Alvarez ('Don't Breathe,' 'Evil Dead').