The Evening Standard reported rumblings that the Harry Potter actress might take on the role of the bohemian, fashion-forward Princess Margaret, now played by Vanessa Kirby, as the show's events move on from the early lives of Queen Elizabeth II and her family.
The Crown won't be Bonham Carter's first time joining the royal family onscreen.
Get ready to get groovy, because next season will place the monarchy in the 1970s.
The show is reportedly "near a deal" to have Helena take on the role in the show's third season, taking over for Vanessa Kirby, who played Margaret in the first two seasons.
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Oh, Ms. Foy, you are far too humble. Bonham Carter knows how to play misfits, outsiders, and posh upper-crust dwellers-and a multi-episode arc as Princess Margaret would surely be one of her juiciest roles to date. She appeared in The King's Speech in 2010 as Margaret's mother, the Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
The Crown's historical consultant, Robert Lacey, spoke to Town & Country about what the audience can expect from the upcoming season.
However, Princess Margaret veers more to the side of the rebellious roles that Carter has occupied before, especially the wild, reckless version played in the early seasons by Kirby.
"What's so handsome about Claire is her youth", he told Variety ahead of the season one premiere. The Queen's sister Margaret is now played by Vanessa Kirby. Bonham Carter would be a flawless fit for it, and based on what we know about Princess Margaret there is plenty of meaty material to come. Kirby said of her replacement in December. I know telly is dead but anyone who can but isn't watching both The Crown on Netflix and Feud on 2 is a fool.