The Crown Season 3: Paul Bettany Exits Talks to Play Prince Philip

Well, it was a fun prospect while it lasted! Although Paul Bettany had been in active negotiations to play Prince Philip in Season 3 of The Crown, TVLine has learned that the Beautiful Mind actor was ultimately unable to sign on the dotted line due to scheduling conflicts. As a result, the search continues for an […]

The Crown: Paul Bettany Tapped to Play Prince Philip, Succeeding Matt Smith

Paul Bettany is about to make the unlikely transition from Unabomber to member of the royal family. The Manhunt: Unabomber star is nearing a deal to play Prince Philip in Season 3 of The Crown, our sister site Variety reports. He would take over the role from Matt Smith, who starred opposite Claire Foy’s Queen Elizabeth II in Seasons […]

The Han Solo Spin-Off Adds Paul Bettany to Replace Michael K. Williams

A few weeks ago, we learned that the character played by actor Michael K. Williams in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off had been cut from the film amidst reshoots. Now, we’ve learned that this is only partially true. While Williams will no longer be in the film, his character has been recast, not cut. Paul Bettany, […]

Manhunt: Unabomber: Paul Bettany Eludes the FBI in Explosive New Trailer

O.J. Simpson, the Menendez brothers… now it’s the Unabomber turn in TV’s ’90s true-crime resurgence. Discovery has released a trailer for the eight-episode limited series Manhunt: Unabomber — debuting Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 9/8c — which stars The Avengers alum Paul Bettany as domestic terrorist Ted Kaczynski, who killed three people and injured dozens of others by […]