Today at CES, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos premiered two First Look videos at upcoming Netflix original series, The Crown and The Get Down.
Based on the award-winning 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.
The 10-episode series will premiere later in 2016 only on Netflix and stars Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, Matt Smith as Prince Phillip, John Lithgow as Sir Winston Churchill, Victoria Hamilton as the Queen Mother, Jared Harris as King George VI, Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret and Dame Eileen Atkins as Queen Mary, among others.
The Get Down, from creator Baz Luhrmann, is a music-driven drama that blends disco, punk and hip-hop to tell the story of a group of kids in New York in the late 1970s.
The series stars Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola, Jaden Smith, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Browne, Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jimmy Smits and Giancarlo Esposito.
Part One will premiere later in 2016 (date to be announced) only on Netflix.