The Crown Caught In 2021 Emmys’ ‘Battle Of The Streamers’ And Why It Has To End At Season 6

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Tobias Menzies, Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter stars of Netflix Original Series “The Crown” … [+] Photo by David M. Benett. The fourth season of Netflix’s period drama series The Crown chronicling the life of Buckingham Palace since 1944, has racked up so many Emmy nominations — 24 — that it’s now placed among the brightest stars in the firmament of the television academy awards to take place in September in Los Angeles.

From that viewpoint, the ceremony may well focus on the duel between Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II and Emma Corrin as Princess Diana for the prize as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama. The series boasts a number of other actresses and actors as nominees for leading and supporting roles: Josh O’Connor, who plays Prince Charles, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama; Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama; Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher; Helena more...