Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Season 2 of The Crown is to premiere on Netflix Dec. 8.
The celebrated costume drama follows the lives of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, played by Claire Foy, and her husband Prince Philip, played by Matt Smith. The upcoming episodes will take place primarily in 1960s England.
"As Queen Elizabeth's marriage and empire crumbles around her, she must do what is required to ensure the British monarchy survives. The Crown Season 2," says a synopsis accompanying the 90-second teaser Netflix released Thursday.