04:50 PM EDT 10/02/2015
Originally posted 10/01/2015 01:35PM
The Royals' Queen Helena will be a widow when season 2 picks up this fall. So could she be courting a new suitor?
"I don't think I'm allowed to say that," star Elizabeth Hurley told PEOPLE slyly at Wednesday night's Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Estée Lauder Companies' cocktail party at Bloomingdale's in New York. "All I can say is that she does have a very exciting journey."
But Hurley, 50, did hint that Helena shows off her wild side now that her children have been removed from the line of succession and her devious brother-in-law wears the crown.
Originally posted 09/13/2015 04:55PM
Hugh Grant and former love Elizabeth Hurley reunited for a chat and a walk through a London neighborhood on Thursday.
FROM EW: See How Much the Grand Duchess Knows About King Simon's Mysterious Fate in a Royals First Look
Originally posted 08/04/2015 12:35PM
Collins' mother to Queen Helena (Elizabeth Hurley) will play an integral part in season 2
Originally posted 05/01/2015 07:25AM
She may play Queen Helena in the fictional world of The Royals. But in real life, British actress Elizabeth Hurley, like everyone else, is eagerly awaiting her monarchy's new arrival.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 12:10AM
Very little shakes Hurley's Queen Helena – until Grand Duchess Alexandra (Collins) visits the palace
Originally posted 03/23/2015 11:00AM
On the next episode of the E! soap, Queen Helena (Elizabeth Hurley) and her daughter (Alexandra Park) throw competing runway shows during London Fashion Week. (Yet another confirmation of our theory that this show is, at its core, an amazing mashup of The O.C. and Gossip Girl.)
In an exclusive clip shared with PEOPLE, Helena and Eleanor butt heads over who gets to wear purple – the most regal color on the wheel – at the big event.
Originally posted 03/15/2015 06:30PM
Poor Little Rich Girl? Check. Poor Outsider Suddenly Thrown into a World of Excess? Double check.
The Royals is everything that's been missing from your life since Gossip Girl and The O.C. ended their respective runs. While there have been worthy contenders to the throne since then (90210, The Carrie Diaries) none have been able to capture that same charm – until now.
Funnily enough, E!'s first original scripted series was actually created by Mark Schwahn, of One Tree Hill fame. While The Royals bears little resemblance (if any) to OTH, you can rest assured that one of the keepers of our mid-2000s hearts and minds has our backs in this new venture.
Originally posted 03/11/2015 11:50AM
The model, 49, stopped by Bravo's Watch What Happens Live to talk about her new series The Royals and share secrets about her old fling.
Originally posted 03/10/2015 01:25PM
When Elizabeth Hurley began creating her character for E!'s new primetime soap The Royals, the actress spotted a few unexpected inspirations.
To play Britain's Queen Helena, "I didn't use the Queen of England because we're from different generations," Hurley told PEOPLE on Monday night at the show's premiere in New York City.
"But I'd like to think Princess Diana could look and dress – had she ever become Queen of England – like Queen Helena because she looked very modern, very fresh."
Hurley said she also drew from Disney villain "Cruella de Vil and a lot of other people ... to make my part three-dimensional."
Originally posted 02/23/2015 12:00PM
[YOUTUBE "k0A5m24jO-0"] God save the queen – from her mother.
In a new teaser trailer for E!'s first scripted series, The Royals, we get our first live-action look at Joan Collins playing Elizabeth Hurley's mother.
Being the queen does not, it seems, save you from a mother's criticism: "I see you've decorated," the Grand Duchess of Oxford tells her daughter. "I'd love to know whatever possessed you to choose 'Vegas' as your theme."
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