Jenna Coleman hints at Victoria recasting  and sequence author has a substitute in thoughts

Ahead of her third series as Queen Victoria, Jenna Coleman has conceded that she'll must relinquish her Victoria crown "in some unspecified time in the future" within the close to future.

Following within the regal footsteps of Netflix's The Crown, Jenna spoke to RecordsOnRepeat and different media concerning the challenges she'll face taking part in an older model of the monarch.

Jenna admitted that the difficulty of recasting was "at the back of everybody's thoughts", conceding that there is "undoubtedly a degree" the place one other actress ought to take over the reigns. Ahem.

Jenna Coleman hints at Victoria recasting  and series writer has a replacement in mind

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"You see me on display now with seven youngsters however she is simply 30, so I am solely simply taking part in 30, 31, now," she defined. "But clearly there's undoubtedly going to be a degree the place [I need] 4 hours in make-up."

She continued: "That's going to be a extremely heartbreaking factor. I really feel like over the past couple of years I am rising older along with her.

"It's six months a yr. The hours you spend on set – I spend extra time being Victoria than being Jenna after we're filming."

It's not solely Jenna who is not eager on contemplating her substitute – sequence author Daisy Goodwin additionally informed us that the present set-up "works brilliantly".

Jenna Coleman hints at Victoria recasting  and series writer has a replacement in mind

Praising Jenna's "very convincing" portrayal of Victoria, Daisy stated: "I believe she might play 10 years older, and she or he brilliantly did 10 years youthful. But I believe 20 years older is a little bit of a stretch.

"I believe when actors must spend one other hour in make-up each morning, it is not enjoyable, so we'll see."

When requested if there was a future Queen within the operating for future sequence, Daisy declined to call any names on the danger of "jinxing" it.