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Yahoo! TVAug 12, 2020
'The Crown': Jonathan Pryce Cast as Prince Phillip for Final Two Seasons
"The Crown" has found its Prince Phillip (again) to play opposite Imelda Staunton's Queen Elizabeth for the Netflix drama's final two seasons.Jonathan Pryce will take over the role from Tobias Menzies, who plays Elizabeth's husband in Season 3 and 4, the latter of which debuts later this year. Matt Smith played the young Prince Phillip during the show's first two seasons opposite Claire Foy. The fifth and sixth seasons of the Netflix drama will be the show's last.Pryce joins Staunton and Lesley Manville, who will play Princess Margaret.Also Read: 'The Crown' Season 5 Won't Premiere Until 2022Netflix had initially planned to end the show after the fifth season, before deciding to extend it to six. That means that each version of the cast will have gotten to serve two seasons on the historical drama. "As we started to discuss the storylines for Series 5, it soon became clear that in order to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story we should go back to the original plan and do six seasons," Creator Peter Morgan said. "To be clear, Series 6 will not bring us any closer to present day - it will simply enable us to cover the same period in greater detail."Pryce is known his roles as the High Sparrow in "Game of Thrones," along with a slew of other films including "Tomorrow Never Dies," "Glengarry Glen Ross" and "Pirates of the Caribbean." Most recently, he received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Pope Francis i

DVD ReviewsJan 30, 2019
Our Cartoon President: Season One with World Class Amenities
When political times are bad, humor is often the only remedy. Stephen Colbert tries to help here with an animated parody of President Donald Trump, his family and staff- first seen in small segments on his "Late Show" but expanded to a half-hour series for Showtime (where there's much less content restriction.) Everyone, on both political sides, is depicted here as caricatures as you'd see in newspaper political cartoons- Trump with an orange face and obviously fake hair, his wife Melania looking and talking a bit like "Natasha" from Rocky and Bullwinkle, daughter Ivanka as a stereotypical "valley girl" and (now-former) Attorney General Jeff Sessions oddly as a small gnome-like being, to name just a few. Each episode is given a loose plot that seems to exist mainly just to support the jokes the wri...Read the entire review

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