Andrew Scott eyed to play Tony Blair in The Crown
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Andrew Scott has reportedly been asked to play Tony Blair in The Crown.
The Fleabag actor – who, at 44, is just a year older than the politician was when he was elected Prime Minister in 1997 – has had talks with Netflix bosses about starring in the fifth season of the show, which is expected to cover the death of Princess Diana in a car accident and the aftermath of the tragedy.
A source told The Sun newspaper: “This role is one of the most anticipated castings on The Crown.
“The final series covers the Prime Minister’s epic clash with the Queen over her response to the death of Diana i…
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