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‘The Crown’: Jason Watkins To Play Harold Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter Confirmed As Princess Margaret On Netflix Series

‘The Crown’: Jason Watkins To Play Harold Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter Confirmed As Princess Margaret On Netflix Series

Jason Watkins has been tapped to play former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson on Netflix’s original drama series The Crown. Additionally, Helena Bonham Carter has been officially confirmed to play Princess Margaret on the upcoming third season, slated to premiere in 2019. She will take over the role played in the first two seasons by Vanessa Kirby.

“I’m not sure which I’m more terrified about – doing justice to the real Princess Margaret or following in the shoes of Vanessa Kirby’s Princess Margaret,” Bonham Carter said. “The only thing I can guarantee is that I’ll be shorter (than Vanessa).”

The second season of The Crown premiered December 8 on Netflix. In it, Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones, the Earl of Snowdon (Matthew Goode) and the season ended with her pregnant with one of their children.

On the upcoming third season, Bonham Carter joins two other actors who are taking

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