‘The Crown’ star Jonathan Pryce is ‘hugely disappointed’ by the show’s latest critics, who found it ‘hollow and repetitive’
Jonathan Pryce stars alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal in the latest series of the US TV series ‘The Crown,’ a period drama about Queen Elizabeth II (pictured in 2002)
Jonathan Pryce stars alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal in the latest series of the US TV series ‘The Crown,’ a period drama about Queen Elizabeth II.
The show, which began airing on June 23, is being renewed for a second season, while Pryce has been lauded for an emotional performance as the Queen’s husband and King Henry VIII in ‘The Tudors.’
In a recent interview with The Times, Pryce said: “I was really surprised to find that people are really into it. I thought it was so hollow and repetitive. It could have been more ambitious and I think they went for quantity instead of quality.”
The actor, who will next appear as Robert De Niro’s son in ‘Titanic’ and is currently filming ‘The Soloist,’ was also asked about current political events in the UK and America and his reaction to the US House of Representatives passing a resolution to end the government shutdown.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday, December 7, to fund the government for three months, allowing for the fight over Obamacare to continue.
Pryce was in Los Angeles today shooting scenes for ‘La La Land,’ while also appearing on ‘The Daily Show.’
He is currently filming scenes for ‘La La Land,’ an upcoming film with Ryan Gosling, Elle Fanning, Justin Timberlake and Bradley Cooper.
His next performance on Broadway is in ‘Rent’ opposite his ‘The Good Doctor’ co-star Meryl Streep.
And when asked about a potential return to the stage, Pryce said: ‘I think you’re either a great actor or you’re not, and I’