The Crown casts Lord Snowdon

Actor Ben Daniels (The Exorcist) has joined the third season of The Crown, playing Antony Armstrong-Jones, the husband of Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham-Carter).

He will take over the role played by Matthew Goode in the second season of the Netflix series.

Princess Margaret and Armstrong-Jones, also known as Lord Snowdon, were married in 1960 and divorced in 1978. He died in January 2017 at the age of 86.

“After being glued to the first two seasons of The Crown I am beyond thrilled to be joining the cast of this incredible piece of television. Snowdon was such a dynamic and complex man, I’m really looking forward to playing him,” Daniels said.

Season three is expected to premiere in 2019.

Source: Variety

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