Feud season 2 is coming up next and it will feature the bittersweet love story and scandals surrounding Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s relationship. FX has ordered Feud season 2 even though the show has yet to debut its first season.
The first season of the FX new series titled Feud: Bette and Joan will premiere on Sunday. Meanwhile, Feud: Charles and Diana consists of 10 episodes and will be written by Ryan Murphy and The Slap director Jon Robin Baitz. It is expected to air next year.
No casting announcement has been made for the second season of Murphy’s new anthology series. However, Entertainment Weekly shares some insight on who could possibly play the roles of Charles and Diana.
The top choice of the publication for the late Princess Di role is Laura Carmichael. The actress is best known for her role as Lady Edith Crawley on the Emmy-winning series Downton Abbey.
Other choices are Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man, Marie Antoinette, Melancholia), Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, An Education), and Romola Garai (Amazing Grace, Atonement, Glorious 39). Perennial actress in Murphy’s series, Sarah Paulson, is also on the list.
Meanwhile, the choices for actors that could best portray the Prince of Wales include Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge, Spider-Man), and Jamie Bell (Jane Eyre). English actors Russell Tovey (Quantico, Being Human) and Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful) are also on the list.
Diana tied the knot with Charles in a worldwide televised wedding on July 29, 1981. They have two sons – princes William and Harry. Following accusations of infidelity on both parties, the royal couple ended their marriage in August 1996.
The Princess of Wales remained the center of media scrutiny even after her marriage with Charles ended. The world mourned her death following a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997. In 2005, Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles.
Feud Season 1 Premiere
The first installment of Feud stars Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange as actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, respectively. The story focuses on the rivalry between the two Oscar winners.
Central to the series is the pair’s journey in working together on the thriller movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 1962. According to Deadline, the eight-episode series explores how the two Hollywood stars battle ageism, sexism, and each other while struggling to hang on the success of their careers.
Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman and Alison Wright will also appear in Feud season 1. Guest stars include Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kiernan Shipka, and American Horror Story veterans Kathy Bates and Paulson.
Feud season 1 will premiere on Sunday, March 5 at 10 p.m. in FX. No release date exists yet f0r Feud season 2.
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