We get our first glimpse of Helen Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret

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Fans of "The Crown" are starting to get a closer peek at the new-look royals for Seasons 3 and 4, with the first image of Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret released Wednesday.

Following in the footsteps of Foy who portrayed the monarch during the early years of her reign in The Crown, Colman has been chosen to play The Queen in the third and fourth series of the critically-acclaimed drama, which is expected to cover events from 1964 to 1976. Margaret and Armstrong-Jones were married in 1960 before divorcing in 1978.

Original cast members Claire Foy (HRH Queen Elizabeth II); Matt Smith (Prince Phillip); and Vanessa Kirby (Princess Margaret) have all departed their roles - and now Netflix have started giving fans some brief looks at what to expect.

"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", Carter previously said. "The only thing I can guarantee is that I'll be shorter [than Vanessa]".

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GETTY REXHelen Mirren received widespread acclaim for her role

The second shot focuses on The Exorcist's Ben Daniels, who also seems to be focusing on us, as Matthew Goode's former character, Lord Snowdon - Antony Armstrong-Jones.

About his role Ben says he is beyond thrilled to be joining the cast and that he is looking forward to playing the dynamic and complex Lord Snowden.

Season three will launch in 2019.

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