The Crown final season change 'leaves open possibility of sequel'

Final season of The Crown is changing and ‘will leave open possibility of sequel covering ”Megxit” and recent Harry and Meghan drama’

  • Netflix bosses want showrunner Peter Morgan to take the royals’ story further
  • Airing next year, season 6 was set to be the end of the story, concluding in 2002
  • But the year has been shifted to 2005 when it’s Charles and Camilla’s wedding
  • This ‘marks the start of an era’ and allows space for a sequel in the story

A shift in the ending of The Crown has led to rumours of a follow-up that leaves open the possibility of a sequel based on Charles, William and Harry and could even feature Megxit.

Showrunner Peter Morgan, 59, has been urged by Netflix bosses to take the Royal Family’s story further – and now, the creator’s have altered the ending of series 6, The Sun reports. 

Season 5 of the Netflix hit is due to air this November, while season 6 was set to be the final instalment of the Windsors’ story, airing next year.

Season 5 of the Netflix hit is due to air this November, while season 6 was set to be the final. But showrunner Peter Morgan, 59, has been urged by the streaming service’s bosses to take the Royal Family’s story further – and now, the creator’s have altered the ending

This shifting of the final year allows space for a sequel in which the show could delve into Prince Charles and his sons William and Harry (pictured with his wife Meghan).

Series 6 was originally supposed to conclude in 2002, it being the year the Queen lost her sister Princess Margaret as well as her mother – but 2005 is now set to be the new end date.

And this will be with the wedding of Charles and Camilla, ‘marking the start of an era’.

This shifting of the final year could allow space for a sequel in the story that could delve into Prince Charles and his sons Princes William and Harry.

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess Of Cornwall, pose in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle for the Official Wedding photograph following their marriage on April 9, 2005 in Windsor, England. The couple’s wedding is now set to mark the end of season 6 of The Crown

Numerous momentous events occurred for the Windsors beyond 2005, including ‘Megxit’, the scandal surrounding Prince Andrew, and the passing of the Queen’s ‘strength and stay’ Prince Philip.

A TV insider said: ‘It’s a small but significant shift because it’s seen as marking the start of an era which becomes more focused on Princes William and Harry and their father.

‘The marriage of Charles and Camilla is treated like the end of one turbulent period in the Windsors’ story, and the start of a whole new one.’

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