Bridgerton’s upcoming spinoff will focus on Queen Charlotte, with the prequel set to show a younger version of the fictional king during her rise to fame.
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Cast for Bridgerton’s spin-off about a young Queen Charlotte has been announced
India Amarteifio, 20, will play a younger version of the monarch in the upcoming Netflix show.
The young actress has had roles in Sex Education, Doctor Who and Line of Duty after starting her career as a child in Matilda the Musical, in the West End.
Last night, Shona Rhimes – presenter on Bridgerton – shared the cover of the script for the first episode of the prequel, with the pilot being said to be ‘The Queen Became’.
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And Netflix has revealed that 52-year-old Golda Rosheuvel will also reprise the role of Queen Charlotte in the fictional king prequel.
They will star 59-year-old Adjoa Andoh, who reprises her role of Lady Danbury, with a younger version of the social media site played by Arsema Thomas in the project.
Other cast members include Ruth Gemmell taking on the role of Lady Bridgerton and new addition Corey Mylchreest, who will take on the role of young King George.
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Game of Thrones’ Michelle Fairley will join the spin-off as Princess Augusta, who is seen as “a royal determined to do whatever it takes to maintain her family’s power.”
Netflix reveals that the prequel “will chronicle [Queen Charlotte’s] rise to prominence and respectable power”, with a release date yet to be announced by the streaming giant.
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The prequel will provide an origin story for her, with the synopsis teasing that she must learn to navigate life in the palace after finding herself betrothed to the King against his will. me.
The announcement about the cast of the spin-off comes after Bridgerton’s highly-anticipated return for a second season, which was released on Netflix last week.
The first season and second season of Bridgerton are available on Netflix. A release date for the prequel has yet to be announced.
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