The world-renowned Netflix drama about the royal family through decades of societal change and internal conflict recasts its principal roles every two seasons, and while some shows could easily lose momentum employing such a process, “The Crown” has done quite the opposite.
“There always was the ambition to do six seasons,” says Emmy-winning casting director Robert Sterne, “and we were going to do a decade a season. Therefore, we were going to be crossing quite a major time scale for it. We just felt that prosthetics happening time and time again would get in the way of the storytelling. So, we look internationally for the best people for each role,