Jonny Lee Miller joins ‘The Crown’ Season 5, portraying U.K. Prime Minister John Major

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in  Netflix’s “The Crown” portraying British politician John Major, who led the country from 1990 to 1997. News of Miller’s casting was announced on The Crown‘s Twitter account.

Miller joins a lineup including Imelda Staunton taking over from Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth, Lesley Manville swapping shoes with Helena Bonham-Carter as Princess Margaret, Dominic West replacing O’Connor as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki replacing Corrin’s Princess Diana and Jonathan Pryce taking over from Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip.

Season 5 of The Crown is due to begin shooting next month.

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