Elizabeth Hurley on the Royal Baby: 'Aren't We All Hoping It's a Little Princess?'

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.

The Royals Sneak Peek: Queen Helena Tells the Princess She'd Be 'Nothing' Without the Monarchy

The Royals Review: Finally – The O.C./Gossip Girl Mashup We Deserve

Poor Little Rich Girl? Check. Poor Outsider Suddenly Thrown into a World of Excess? Double check.

Elizabeth Hurley on Hugh Grant: 'He's Very Annoying' (but a Great Lover)

How Did Princess Diana & Cruella de Vil Inspire Elizabeth Hurley for The Royals?

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.

Joan Collins Plays Elizabeth Hurley's Mother in New Trailer for Royals (VIDEO)

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.

Joan Collins to Appear on E!'s The Royals

All hail Joan Collins.

The Dynasty actress has closed a deal to guest-star on E!’s first scripted series, The Royals, an hour-long drama about a fictional British royal family set in modern-day London.


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Elizabeth Hurley Adjusts to Life with Four Kids

Elizabeth Hurley’s engagement to Shane Warne has brought with it an added benefit: an instant brood.

“I’ve added three more children [to my life],” Hurley, already mom to son Damian, told PEOPLE at Monday’s Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Hot Pink Party in New York City. “And I’m learning to be a stepmother to three extra children, so that keeps me running around and on my toes.”

Elizabeth Hurley & Shane Warne Take Their Kids on a Wild Ride

Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne’s whirlwind romance has gone Down Under – literally!

The newly engaged couple, who announced their intent to marry over Twitter in October, enjoyed rides, games – and some very public PDA! – during a visit to the Movie World theme park on the Gold Coast in Australia.