The Royals vs. 'The Crown' — How Do the Stars Compare to the Real-Life Monarchy? (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

One of Netflix's biggest series has revealed images for its core cast, but while fans wait for The Crown to return, we're taking a look at how the actors compare to the real-life inspiration.

From Queen Elizabeth to Prince Charles, viewers have seen some incredible casting for one of the world's most famous families. Netflix subscribers aren't the only ones who have noticed the uncanny similarities as Emmy voters have nominated three of the show's main stars for Season 2 this past year.

'The Crown' Season 3: Netflix Series Casts Its Prince Charles & Queen Mother

'The Crown' Season 3: Netflix Series Casts Its Prince Charles & Queen Mother

The British Royal family drama has also cast a new Princess Anne.

Claire Foy has already won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Elizabeth, while costars Matt Smith and Vanessa Kirby have been nominated alongside Foy or this year's Emmy ceremony.  No matter the outcome we're sure the upcoming Season 3 cast will be just as gifted in their dramatized portrayals of the royals.

As fans await a Season 3 premiere date, scroll through the images above to see a side-by-side comparison of the real-life royal along with their onscreen counterparts from The Crown both past and present.

The Crown, Streaming now, Netflix