Trainspotting actor, Jonny Lee Miller is all set to play the role of prime minister John Major in the upcoming season 5 of “The Crown”. Miller has some big responsibility to take, as it takes on the role of prime minister in the hit, royal drama series, The Crown, following in the footsteps of Gillian Anderson, who was awarded Golden Globe and a SAG award for his beautiful performance in the role of Margaret Thatcher in Season 4.
The Crown official Instagram channel posted the picture of Johnny Lee miller with the caption, “Jonny Lee Miller will play John Major in the fifth season of The Crown”.
The Crown Season 5 Release Date
The production of Season 5 will begin next month, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with completely new faces fighting for the throne. The role of Queen Elizabeth II will be played by Imelda Staunton, which was previously played by Olivia Colman, who was brought as a replacement for Claire Foy. Both Olivia Colman and Claire Foy played the role of Queen Elizabeth 2 for their respective two seasons.
The 5th season is all set to release in 2022, and the story will continue where it ended in Season 4, i.e. Christmas 1990. The upcoming season will continue to bring on some more drama as the year 1992 has been referred to as “Annus Horribilis” by Queen Elizabeth II. In the year 1992, Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips got divorced. Additionally, there was a catastrophic fire at Windsor Castle as well in the year 1992.
All About Jonny Lee Miller
Jonny Lee Miller, 48, came into the spotlight after his performance in Trainspotting, drama/dark comedy, which was all about Edinburgh drug addict, Renton, Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie. The show was based on the famous novel by Irvine Welsh. Looking at its popularity, the maker decided to launch its sequel that was released in 2017.
Before being the part of Trainspotting cast, Miller has also played an important role in the 1990 film, Hackers. Their, Miller was cast opposite Angelina Jolie. The duo fell in love while the shooting of Hackers. But after the completion of the shooting, the duo calls an end to their relationship has Miller had to return to the U.K.
Surprisingly, out of nowhere, the duo reunited and got engaged in 1996. At the time of engagement, Miller was just 22, and Angelina Jolie was 20.
After 18 months of their wedding, in 1997 the duo mutually decided to split up, with Angelina Jolie filing a case to get a divorce from Miller in 1999.
However, after almost 21 years of being apart, the rumors are high that there is something between Jolie and Miller, as Jolie was seen coming out from Miller’s home while she was on a family trip to New York. She was once again spotted coming out from Miller’s House along with his 17-year-old son, Pax Thien.
Jonny Lee Miller is also known for playing an important role in the television series Elementary. In the series played the role of Sherlock Holmes, the main character, opposite to veteran faces like Dexter, Smith, and Lucy Liu’s John Watson.
It will be interesting to find out how Miller portrays the role of former Prime minister John Major, who was in charge of the position for 7 years. So, that’s all for this post, will see you guys soon with the next gossip and news coming out from the industry.