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'The Crown' Fans Get Excited, JFK And Jackie Kennedy Have Been Cast For Season 2

Michael C. Hall and Jodi Balfour will be joining the hit series.

10/02/2017 2:49 PM AEDT | Updated 10/02/2017 4:45 PM AEDT
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Season two is looking legendary already.

Netflix's 'The Crown' has blessed us in ways we never thought it could and as anticipation builds for season two, it's been confirmed Michael C. Hall (Dexter) and Jodi Balfour (Quarry) will play the roles of Jack and Jackie Kennedy, respectively.

On Friday the streaming service announced the news leaving behind one important detail -- a premiere date!

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Michael C. Hall is set to play JFK in 'The Crown' season two.

Still, the knowledge of two new faces joining the already epic cast and playing two immensely iconic characters is obviously better than nothing.

The late president and first lady will join the Golden Globe-winning show which is set to pick up in the 1956 Suez Crisis -- a disastrous military decision which disgraced then-Prime Minister Anthony Eden -- while featuring other events and scandals roughly through to the '60s.

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Jodi Balfour will play Jackie Kennedy.

If rumours prove true, we'll likely see both JFK's inauguration in 1961 and his assassination in November 1963.

"What a privilege and a (terrifying) pleasure to portray such an enigmatic, strong, deliberate woman," Balfour posted to Instagram.

Get your crown at the ready. It's only a matter of time, people.

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