The love affair with Bridgerton goes from power to power! After Season 3 was given the greenlight final yr, a spin-off of the beloved Netflix sequence, known as Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, was given the go-ahead as nicely and might even see its first tease on the streaming big’s highly-anticipated fan occasion Tudum on Saturday (September 24)!
The brand new manufacturing, served as a restricted sequence, will give attention to one of many extra in style characters from the unique present, which was a large hit for Netflix. Followers lastly get to search out out the backstory to Queen Charlotte, the no-nonsense monarch who piqued curiosity along with her side-eyes and snuff snorting. She’s additionally primarily based on a real-life character broadly believed to be Britain’s first biracial royal.
HollywoodLife has rounded up every part that you must know concerning the spin-off, together with the discharge date, forged, and extra, beneath.
What Will The Collection Be About?
The spin off of the Bridgerton universe will give attention to a younger Queen Charlotte. In response to the logline, the present is “a restricted prequel sequence primarily based on the origins of Queen Charlotte, that can middle on the rise and love lifetime of a younger Charlotte.” The spinoff may even inform the tales of younger Violet Bridgerton and Girl Danbury.”
The streaming big’s head of worldwide TV, Bela Bajaria spoke to Deadline and stated followers is not going to be dissatisfied with what Shonda has it retailer for the brand new sequence. “Many viewers had by no means identified the story of Queen Charlotte earlier than Bridgerton introduced her to the world, and I’m thrilled this new sequence will additional develop her story and the world of Bridgerton,” he stated. “Shonda and her staff are thoughtfully constructing out the Bridgerton universe to allow them to preserve delivering for the followers with the identical high quality and magnificence they love. And by planning and prepping all of the upcoming seasons now, we additionally hope to maintain up a tempo that can preserve even essentially the most insatiable viewers completely fulfilled.”
Who Is Within the Solid For The ‘Queen Charlotte’ Collection?
Or course, the unique Queen Charlotte, Golda Rosheuval, will likely be seen within the sequence. Nevertheless, the main focus will likely be on the youthful model of the royal, performed by India Amarteifi.
Additionally seen within the authentic sequence are the characters of Violet Bridgerton and Girl Danbury, who have been performed by Adjoa Andoh and Ruth Gemmell respectively. Now the youthful variations for the spin off will likely be performed by Arsema Thomas and Connie Jenkins-Grieg respectively.
Different casting decisions embrace Katie Brayben as Vivian Ledger, Keir Charles as Lord Ledger, Sam Clemmett as elder Brimsley, Hugh Sachs as youthful Brimsley, Richard Cunningham as Lord Bute, Michelle Fairley as Princess Augusta, Corey Mylchreest as King George and Cyril Nri as Lord Danbury.
When Will ‘Queen Charlotte’ Air?
There isn’t any set date but for the premiere of Queen Charlotte. The Netflix Tudum fan occasion on September 24 could shed some gentle on the thriller. If we theorize Season 3 of Bridgerton will arrive in mid 2023, we might be able to count on the spin-off sooner. Plus, we all know that filming has already wrapped on Queen Charlotte! Earlier this month, the prequel sequence director Tom Verica took to his Twitter to announce principal pictures on the sequence is within the can. Alongside a picture that learn “Queen Charlotte,” Tom wrote, “That’s a wrap. This manufacturing, this forged, this crew…simply wait.”
Is There Any Footage So Far?
Whereas there was no footage launched as of but, Saturday’s Tudum occasion could shock followers. The schedule for the Netflix tease celebration has been launched and one of many allotted areas revolves round Queen Charlotte. The gang is anticipated to be launched to India and listen to from Shondra. Rumor has it that they may even present a little bit of what has been filmed thus far!
What To Watch Whereas You Wait
Netflix has unveiled the title for its Queen Charlotte Bridgerton spin-off – ‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story’
— What’s on Netflix (@whatonnetflix) September 14, 2022
There’s loads of time to atone for all issues Bridgerton earlier than the spin-off involves the small display! Watch the complete first two seasons of the favored present on Netflix after which prepare for some studying, as Shonda and the guide sequence creator Julia Quinn are engaged on a prequel sequence of books concerning the younger Queen Charlotte, telling the story of how the royal met and married King George, per Selection.
“Queen Charlotte has been such a transferring character to put in writing and now having the chance to work with Julia to adapt this story right into a guide is such an thrilling alternative,” Shonda stated in a press release. “I can’t look ahead to followers of this universe to learn the story of a personality that has resonated so deeply with our viewers.”
Presently untitled, the primary guide is anticipating to be printed by the point Queen Charlotte debuts on Netflix!
Mary Ellers is Wahu Times’s senior journalist covering federal politics. She has previously wrote for NPR and is a regular contributor to Medium. Mary graduated from Georgetown University’s journalism school with distinction in 2014.