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.
"After two seasons, that's it, I'm gone," Claire Foy, who previously played Queen Elizabeth, told Vulture in 2016. Paul Bettany was originally set to play the role of Philip, but was forced to drop out due to the time commitment required, hinting he may still be wrapped up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Game of Thrones star Tobias Menzies is all set to join the monarchy, playing Prince Philip in the next two seasons of Netflix drama The Crown.
“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.
That was quick. Paul Bettany is out of the running to play Prince Philip in Season 3 of Netflix’s The Crown , Deadline has confirmed. Deadline reported over the weekend that Bettany was in active negotiations for the role as a replacement for Matt Smith, who played the character in the first two seasons. It’s not entirely clear why Bettany withdrew from the talks, but the deal did not make. As previously reported, Olivia Colman is confirmed to take over the role of…
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The new series of hit Netflix show The Crown will suggest that Prince Philip repeatedly cheated on the Queen, according to reports.