'The Crown' Season 2: Queen Elizabeth is a force to reckon with in the new trailer

New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Nov 07, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
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Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth in a still from the series The Crown. Photograph:(Others)

One of the most expensive shows of the world, The Crown, is back with its season two and it is going to take everyone on an intense ride.

Netflix dropped the trailer for season two on YouTube and shows Claire Foy`s Queen Elizabeth struggling to deal with husband Prince Philip, played by Matt Smith, as he decides to go on a travel and steps away from his royal duties.

The trailer opens with an unidentified figure telling Elizabeth that it was useless in attempting to tame Philip, as he is seen riding a speedboat in Royal Navy uniform.A voice tells Elizabeth, "You married a wild spirit, trying to tame them is no use."

As Philip is seen enjoying some form of hula dancing, Elizabeth tells her husband, "This restlessness of yours it has to be a thing of the past. The monarchy is too fragile, you keep telling me yourself."
Edward gives Elizabeth a harsh reality check in a tense scene with his niece, wondering whether the choice to ignore certain scandals has done her more harm than good.Other shots in the trailer show the public is beginning to view the Royal Family as `out of touch` with their subjects.

Another key plot point shown in the trailer is Princess Margaret`s affair with photographer Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones or Lord Snowden.

The footage also shows the appearance of US President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie, who will be played by Michael C. Hall and Jodi Balfour respectively.The trailer ends with tense conclusion when Elizabeth confronts Philip, saying, "There is no possibility of my forgiving you. The question is, how on earth can you forgive yourself?"

The footage is intense and has a lot of gripping sequences. It looks like Claire Foy is all set for the award season. This is the last time Foy will be playing the role of Queen Elizabeth.Olivia Colman will replace Foy in season three and season four.

The new season is expected to roughly cover from 1957 to 1964.Season one castmembers Matt Smith (Prince Philip), Vanessa Kirby (Princess Margaret), Victoria Hamilton (Queen Mother) and Jeremy Northam (Antony Eden) will return.The second season of The Crown is set to debut this December on the streaming service.