The 27-year-old British actor, who has also starred in Peaky Blinders, Ripper Street and Meryl Streep-led film Florence Foster Jenkins, will join up with the rebooted cast when production resumes on the Netflix series in July, according to The Daily Mail. RadioTimes.com contacted the streaming giants who declined to comment on the story.
If the report is true, O’Connor will be in good company. Broadchurch’s Olivia Colman has signed on to replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, while Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies are set to take over from Vanessa Kirby and Matt Smith as Princess Margaret and Prince Philip, respectively.
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