The Bridgerton-verse is expanding! Netflix and Shondaland today announced plans for an all-new limited series based on the origins of Queen Charlotte — the reimagined and beloved character who captivated 82 Million households around the world in Season 1.
While the series will center on the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte, it will also tell the stories of young Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury. Shonda Rhimes will write the series and serve as executive producer alongside Betsy Beers and Tom Verica. An official title and more details will be revealed at a later time.
Additionally, Netflix and Shondaland are proud to welcome Jess Brownell (Bridgerton S1 & S2, Inventing Anna, and Scandal) as Showrunner for Seasons 3 and 4. Showrunner Chris Van Dusen who brilliantly brought Season 1 to life is currently in production on Season 2. Based upon the series of novels by Julia Quinn, season 2 focuses on Anthony Bridgerton’s quest for love.
Bridgerton is a romantic, scandalous, and quick-witted series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all. The series stars Phoebe Dynevor (Daphne Bridgerton), Jonathan Bailey (Anthony Bridgerton”), Simone Ashley (“Kate Sharma”), Charithra Chandran (“Edwina Sharma”), Shelley Conn (“Mary Sharma”), Nicola Coughlan (“Penelope Featherington”), Claudia Jessie (“Eloise Bridgerton”), Ruby Barker (“Marina Thompson”), Adjoa Andoh (“Lady Danbury”), Golda Rosheuvel (“Queen Charlotte”), Luke Thompson (“Benedict Bridgerton”), Luke Newton (“Colin Bridgerton”), Ruby Stokes (“Francesca Bridgerton”), Will Tilston (“Gregory Bridgerton”), Florence Hunt (“Hyacinth Bridgerton”), Ruth Gemmell (“Lady Violet Bridgerton”), Bessie Carter (“Prudence Featherington”), Harriet Cains (“Philipa Featherington”), Polly Walker (“Lady Portia Featherington”), Calam Lynch (“Theo Sharpe”), Rupert Young (“Jack”), Martins Imhangbe (“Will Mondrich”), Lorraine Ashbourne (“Mrs. Varley”), Jessica Madsen (“Cressida Cowper”), Kathryn Drysdale (“Genevieve Delacroix”) Joanna Bobin (“Lady Cowper”), Emma Naomi (Alice Mondrich), Hugh Sachs (Brimsley) and Julie Andrews (“Voice of Lady Whistledown”).
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