Netflix and Shondaland have unveiled the first look at Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, a limited prequel series based on Bridgerton’s Queen Charlotte.
The photo, which can be seen above, features India Amarteifio (The Tunnel, The Midwich Cuckoos, Sex Education) as a younger version of the titular queen. Golda Rosheuvel, who plays the older version in the flagship series, will also star. Ruth Gemmell will reprise her role as Lady Violet Bridgerton. by deadline (opens in a new tab)the prequel focuses on Queen Charlotte’s rise to prominence and power and “tells the story of how the young queen’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love affair and social change, creating the world of Ton inherited by the Bridgerton characters.”
Shonda Rhimes serves as writer and executive producer, executive producing alongside Betsy Beers and Tom Verica, the latter of whom is set to direct.
The cast includes Michelle Fairley as Princess Augusta, Corey Mylchreest as young King George, Arsema Thomas as young Agatha Danbury, Sam Clemmett as young Brimsley, Freddie Dennis as Reynolds, Richard Cunningham as Lord Bute, Tunji Kasim as Adolphus, Rob Maloney as the King Doctor, Cyril Nri as Lord Danbury, and Hugh Sachs as the older version of Brimsley.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story does not yet have a release date.
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