Netflix has introduced a spin-off sequence to Bridgerton, specializing in the origins of Queen Charlotte.
In a press release, Netflix mentioned it has formally ordered the brand new sequence with Shonda Rhimes as the author. “As we continue to expand the world of Bridgerton, we now have the opportunity to devote even more of the Shondaland fold to the Bridgerton-verse,” mentioned Rhimes, who may even govt produce the present together with Betsy Beers and Tom Verica.
All Hail The Queen!
Thrilled to announce we’re increasing the Bridgerton universe with a restricted sequence that may inform Queen Charlotte’s origin story — the sequence may even characteristic younger Violet Bridgerton and younger Lady Danbury pic.twitter.com/nshBfETMdN
— Netflix (@netflix) May 14, 2021
Besides delving into the origin story of Queen Charlotte, the restricted sequence may even observe younger Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.
Based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels, Bridgerton is ready within the aggressive world of Regency period London excessive society’s Ton throughout the season when debutantes are introduced at courtroom.
The first season, which premiered in December final 12 months to common acclaim, revolved across the romance and marriage between the eldest Bridgerton daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings (Rege-Jean Page).
The fan-favourite character of Queen Charlotte was performed by Golda Rosheuvel, whereas Ruth Gemmell and Adjoa Andoh performed Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury, respectively.
Netflix has additionally introduced that Jess Brownell will function showrunner on Seasons three and 4 of Bridgerton, taking on from Chris Van Dusen, who’s at present at work on the second season.
“We’ve worked with Jess Brownell for over a decade and have long wanted to find the right project to place in her hands. When it came time to pass the baton, I knew this unique voice was vital to the future of the show,” Shonda Rhimes mentioned.
Bridgerton season two will give attention to the eldest son, Anthony (Jonathan Bailey), and his love story with Kate Sharma, to be performed by Simone Ashley.