‘Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance’ Movie Casts Its Prince William and Kate Middleton
Lifetime’s upcoming movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance has another major casting announcement: The project has found its Prince William and Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton, aka The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Australia’s Burgess Abernethy will depict England’s future King, and Canadian Laura Mitchell is slated to play his wife, Kate. The TV movie has also cast Preston Karwat as preschooler Prince George and Briella Wintraub as the young Princess Charlotte.
Check out the new cast members in their roles in this “family” photo from Lifetime below:
TV Insider previously reported that Bonnie Soper will portray the late Princess Diana and Maggie Sullivun will play The Queen of England. And the lead roles of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be played by Parisa Fitz-Henley and Murray Fraser, respectively.
Lifetime says that the movie will “examine the history of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the moment they met after being set up by friends, through their initial courtship when they were able to keep their romance under wraps. It will also explore the intense global media attention surrounding their relationship and Meghan’s life as a divorced American actress.”
Production is currently underway in Vancouver with a spring release date in mind.