The Crown Season 3: See Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret!

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The Crown Season 3 may be a long way off, but Netflix kicked off the process of sharing images of the new cast in action. 

Oh yes, as previously reported the cast has been revamped for the third season, and that's because there's a big time jump that would make it difficult for the original stars to continue playing the iconic roles. 

Yes, we know that there are special effects that could show the aging process, but there's an element of authenticity with The Crown that would make it bizarre to see the actors donning prosthetics and camera tricks to show the older iterations of them. 

Helena Bonham Carter

The latest images from the streaming giant gives fans their first glimpse of both Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Daniels as Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, respectively. 

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Bonham Carter is taking over the role from Vanessa Kirby, and the first look has gotten a lot of fans talking for the right reasons.

Have a look for yourself below. 

Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret

The official Twitter account for the series shared the above image with the following caption: "Hope."

As for Daniels, his first picture shows him with a camera and looking straight at the audience. 

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The caption shared by Netflix on his picture says, "Hurt."

Ben Daniels as Lord Snowdon

As you will know if you keep up to speed with the history of the Royal Family, the relationship between both Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones was the subject of much controversy. 

They ultimately split in 1978, and given that the series has been a faithful adaptation of events thus far, we're inclined to believe that we will get to see the more delicate details of their relationship and what ultimately paved the way for the parting of ways. 

Their marriage was one of the highlights of The Crown Season 2 and even served as a shock to some fans because of how quickly everything happened. 

Ben Daniels Attends Event

It moved at a fast pace, for sure, but isn't TV at its finest when things move along quickly?

Earlier this week, Netflix shared the first image of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II.

She is taking over the role from Claire Foy who won praise and multiple awards throughout the first two seasons. 

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth

There's no definite return date for the series, but it is expected to bow on the streaming giant at some point in 2019. 

Okay, The Crown Fanatics!

What are your thoughts on these new pictures?

Hit the comments below. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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