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‘The Crown’ to debut on Netflix on 4 November
MUMBAI: ‘The Crown’, an original series, will premiere on Internet TV network Netflix to a global audience on 4 November.
The 10-episode series will be available in 4K.
The show is about the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace….the leaders of an empire await.
Based on the play ‘The Audience’, ‘The Crown’ tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.
Queen Elizabeth II in the show is a 25-year-old newly wed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne….a new era is dawning. Peter Morgan’s scripts reveal the Queen’s private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness.
Meanwhile, an empire will burn. Netflix has also announced that the second season of its epic action adventure series Marco Polo will launch globally on 1 July. The series will be available in 4K.
In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo, is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th Century China.
The complete first season is available for members to watch instantly on Netflix.
‘Marseille’ will launch globally on 5 May. As the municipal elections approach in Marseille, Robert Taro, the city’s Mayor for the last 20 years, prepares his last coup: push through the vote for the construction of a casino in the historic center of the Marina. Nothing has been left to chance, and his successor, Lucas Barrès, is already designated.
But the latter’s all-consuming ambition and the secret interests of the city’s leaders, whether they come from its opulent villas or from the cities of the northern suburbs, impede the Mayor’s plans. The race for Mayor becomes a power struggle where no holds are barred. Only one question arises: how far will they go?