‘The Crown’ trailer: First look at Matt Smith’s new Netflix drama

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Netflix has released the first trailer for The Crown.

The four-minute sizzle reel features the first look at Doctor Who star Matt Smith as the Duke of Edinburgh alongside Claire Foy as his wife, Queen Elizabeth II.

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The Crown reveals the political rivalries and romance behind Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the 2nd half of the 20th century.

The 10-part series is created by London-born writer Peter Morgan, who also wrote the historical films and plays The Queen, The Audience, Frost/Nixon, The Damned United and Rush.

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The cast also includes John Lithgow (Dexter) as Sir Winston Churchill, Jared Harris (Fringe) as King George VI and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van) as the Duke of Windsor.

The Crown will launch on Netflix later this year.

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