If You Love The Crown, You've Got to Watch Netflix's The Last Czars
The new series about Russia's Romanov dynasty comes out next week.
So you're waiting patiently for The Crown season 3 to debut? You're not alone. While the premiere date for The Crown's third season is yet to be announced, there's a new show landing on Netflix next week that may help tide you over.
Welcome to the world of The Last Czars, centering around the Romanov rulers that takes place "[w]hen social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty." Per Town and Country, the six-episode project, coming out on July 3rd, will combine scripted acting with documentary segments featuring historians. Watch the suspense-filled trailer below. Those costumes! That scenery! The romance! We definitely are excited to start streaming.
For history buffs fascinated by imperial rule in Russia, you may also want to consider checking out Amazon Prime's series The Romanoffs, which centers around modern-day individuals who believe they are descendants of the Russian royal family, the Romanovs. Dreamt up by Matthew Weiner, the creator of Mad Men, you may find the show a fascinating look at what it's like to have a regal bloodline in recent times.
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Or, you know, you could just make that batch of salted caramel popcorn and cue up The Crown for another viewing. Who are we kidding?