We have all wondered how it is to live like a royal. And with Netflix's $100-million series The Crown, which attempts to document the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, we are definitely in for a royal treat. In the six-season run of the series, Claire Foy plays the young Elizabeth as she ascends the throne following the death of her father King George VI, weds King Philip portrayed by Matt Smith, and leads the British monarchy and all the drama it bears. So in case you still haven't caught The Crown fever, here are five reasons why you should binge-watch it on Netflix, stat:
1. The royals
Who isn't fascinated with Royals? From anything Kate and Prince William, we are just as obsessed about the lives that Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth lead inside the palace.
2. The fashion
If you're a royal, you're only expected to wear the best. And with the budget this show had, it's only fitting that you see Queen Elizabeth II's wedding gown, replicated in all its glory. Aside from her wedding gown, be on the lookout for her sister's on point princess fashion, her husband's dashing suits, and basically everyone's sartorial nod to the '50s.
3. The music
Scored by the masters, Hans Zimmer and Rupert Gregson-Williams bring to life the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
4. The drama
Get to know Winston Churchill as the Queen knows him and get nosy with Princess Margaret's love affairs and learn the dynamic between the Queen herself and her husband! Did you know Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II's marriage was not approved by the Royal family? You'll surely be able to brush up on your history with this series.
5. The acting
John Lithgow as Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Time Doctor Matt Smith as Prince Philip, Jared Harris as King George VI, Vanessa Kirby as Queen Mary, and Eileen Atkins as Princess Margaret? It's the perfect casting!
Not yet convinced? Watch the trailer below!