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Claire Foy Dedicates Outstanding Lead Actress Win to New Cast of 'The Crown' at Emmys 2018 (VIDEO)

The Queen is a winner!

Claire Foy wins the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role on The Crown at the 2018 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Monday (September 17) in Los Angeles.

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In her speech, the 34-year-old actress thanked her co-star Matt Smith, while dedicating the award to the new cast members of the next season of The Crown – who will take over the roles of the British royal family.

“I was given a role I never thought I would ever get the chance to play,” Claire said. “The show goes on, which makes me so, so proud. I dedicate this to the next cast, the next generation.”

Claire will be handing over her role of Queen Elizabeth II to Olivia Colman for season three.

Watch Claire‘s acceptance speech below!

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Claire Foy, Matt Smith, & Vanessa Kirby Bring 'The Crown' to Emmys 2018

Claire Foy stuns on the red carpet as she arrives at the 2018 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Monday (September 17) in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old actress went glam in a cream-colored silk dress as she was joined at the awards show by her The Crown co-stars Matt Smith and Vanessa Kirby.

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During the show, Claire and Matt hit the stage to present the first award of the night to Harry Winkler for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

FYI: Claire is wearing a Calvin Klein dress and Kwiat jewelry. Matt is wearing Burberry by Ricardo Tisci. Vanessa is wearing a Tom Ford dress.

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Josh O'Connor to Play Young Prince Charles on 'The Crown'

Josh O’Connor has landed the role of young Prince Charles on the upcoming third season of the Netflix series The Crown.

Each season of the show follows a different decade in the life of Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman is taking over for Claire Foy in seasons three and four.

Princess Diana is expected to be introduced near the end of the third season and featured heavily in the fourth and fifth seasons.

Marion Bailey has been cast as the Queen Mother for the upcoming season.

“I am thrilled to be joining The Firm for the next installment of The Crown,” Josh said in a statement provided to THR. “Seasons three and four will follow some of the most turbulent events in the Prince of Wales’ life and our national story, and I’m excited to be bringing to life the man in the midst of it all. I’m very aware it’s a formidably talented family to be joining but reliably informed I have the ears for the part and will fit right in.”

You might recognize Josh from his work in the films God’s Own Country and Florence Foster Jenkins.

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown' - First Look Photo!

Here’s your first look at Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown season three!

Olivia is taking over the role from Claire Foy. Olivia will play the royal in the time period from 1964 into the 1970s.

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While the third season of The Crown does not yet have a release date, you can expect it to hit Netflix sometime in 2019. Stay tuned as we find out more!

See the full photo in the gallery below…

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'The Crown' Has Found Its Princess Anne!

The Crown has discovered its Princess Anne!

The hit Netflix series has cast Call the Midwife star Erin Doherty for the role of the daughter of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the upcoming third season, THR confirmed on Friday (June 22).

The Crown has already been renewed for two more seasons, with a plan to run for six seasons total to cover the Queen’s entire life.

Claire Foy, who played the young Queen Elizabeth, has been recast with Olivia Colman, while Tobias Menzies is taking over the role of Prince Philip for Matt Smith. Helena Bonham Carter will play Princess Margaret.