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Meet The Australian Actor Playing Prince William In The Royal Lifetime Movie

He was on 'Home And Away'
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If you’ve exhausted all episodes of The Crown and consider yourself a royal tragic, here’s a TV movie that needs to be on your radar (like it isn’t already!). 

A Royal Romance, from US cable network Lifetime, will follow the fairytale courtship of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. We’ll see their adorable first meeting in 2016, their secret dates, polo match visits and hopefully a marriage proposal over a roast chook.

Lifetime has already announced Parisa Fitz-Henley and Murray Fraser as the actors picked to play Meghan and Harry. 

And now, another cast member has been selected that Australian TV audiences might recognise. 

Burgess Abernethy, known for his work on Home And Away, H20: Just Add Water and the film Australia Day will be playing Prince William, Entertainment Weekly reports. Burgess will be starring alongside Canadian actress Laura Mitchell as Kate Middleton. 

Meanwhile, young actors Preston Karwat and Briella Weintraub will be playing the adorable Prince George and Princess Charlotte—and look quite the part. 

As for the leads, Fitz-Henley recently starred as Luke Cage’s interest Reva Connors in Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, and has also appeared in The Girlfriend Experience and Midnight, Texas, while Fraser’s had roles in The Loch and Netflix’s Victoria. 

So get the gin and tonics and finger sandwiches ready for one of the biggest royal events of the year (after the royal wedding and baby, of course). 

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance will debut in spring in the US.

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