NEW YORK — “The Crown,” Netflix’s hit drama sequence about the British royal spouse and children, will finish previously than anticipated and has disclosed its next and very last queen.

Demonstrate creator and showrunner Peter Morgan had stated he anticipated to make 6 seasons, but now thinks five is the “perfect time and place to quit.”

Imelda Staunton has been tapped to be the very last actress to participate in Queen Elizabeth II. She will acquire the crown in the fifth season from Olivia Colman, who, in flip, succeeded Claire Foy. “Imelda is an astonishing talent and will be a excellent successor,” Morgan stated in a statement Friday.

Staunton is an Olivier Award-winner whose movies include things like “Vera Drake,” “Nanny McPhee” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” She performed Woman Maud Bagshaw in the “Downton Abbey” motion picture.

“The Crown” has won a Golden Globe for most effective Television set drama and equally Foy and Colman have won most effective actress Globes in the royal role. Year 3 arrived on Netflix in December.