Regé-Jean Page’s spoon-licking maneuver (which might as well be X-rated) is all well and good, but best of all Bridgerton is, in fact, Queen Charlotte, in all her tobacco addict glory. Fortunately, Netflix seems to agree: On May 14, the streaming giant announced that Shonda Rhimes will write a new series about the life of the royal girl, who is believed by many to be Britain’s first black queen. While Charlotte is played by Golda Rosheuvel in Bridgerton, Netflix has yet to reveal who will play her as a teenager.
What will the Bridgerton spin-off be about?
Served in a German duchy of the Holy Roman Empireor, princess charlotte she married King George III at the age of 17, without having met the British monarch before her wedding day. Despite that fact, the couple remained deeply in love until George’s battle with mental illness began in the 1760s, having no fewer than 15 children during the course of their marriage. In particular, in addition to depicting the life of the princess as she adapts to British society, the spin-off of Bridgerton will offer a glimpse into Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury’s years as rookies.
Meanwhile, production is currently underway for next season of Bridgerton, which will narrate the search for Anthony Bridgerton to find a suitable viscountess. Simone Ashley, best known for her role in Sex Education, will take on the role of Kate Sharma, her romantic training partner, while Charithra Chandran will appear as the ‘diamond of the season’, her sister Edwina.
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