Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan, who plays Penelope Featherington, has said she plans to request a ‘PG version’ of the Netflix show when her love story turns intimate
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Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan has spoken of feeling “excited and terrified” at the prospect of Netflix character Penelope Featherington’s impending sex scenes on the show.
Fan favorite Derry Girls, 35, opened up about her character’s arc in the latest second season and beyond, as Netflix refreshed the popular Regency-era show for two more seasons in the series. future.
The Irish actress referred to the “fun and scary” certainty in her own love story and accompanying intimate scenes, given the nature of the film and the Julia Quinn novel that it based.
She said, “I think because when I was on this show, because it was based on the books, I knew that her love story would come at some point, but it was like a moment. etched in the very distant future.”
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Nicola said she learned about Penelope’s character’s love interest – Colin Bridgerton, played by her 29-year-old Luke Newton – and said she used to laugh about it with her co-stars.
“Luke and I, we used to joke about it, and then it became less and less funny and scary as time went on,” she said. “I was really interested in how it would turn out because she was quite modern in many ways, in that she was a businesswoman.
“She’s very serious about her career, but she also wants love, she also wants to get married.”
As for whether Nicola will let her family watch the thrilling scenes when they appear on the hit Netflix series in the future, the actress said she will ask the producer for a “PG version.” .
She said: “I think I’m actually – and I’m not kidding – going to ask Shondaland for a particularly family-friendly montage, because I just think it’s embarrassing enough to watch scenes I don’t have. face in it.”
She continued: “I thought I would put a special request in my contract like, we can get one that is the PG version, maybe a little kiss and then we I’m good.
“Because I read the book, so I know that it becomes incredibly engaging in that scene. I knew what was going to happen. It was intense. ”
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When asked which scene from the book she’d like to appear on the Netflix show, Coughlan pointed to one of the “great scenes” in a carriage, noting that it “sounds like an answer.” strange words”.
She added: “They were arguing and then it all got very romantic, we would say, but I think it would be such a good scene on the show. I’m really terrified at the thought of filming it but I think it’s going to be really cool.”
The first and second season of Bridgerton are available to stream on Netflix.
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