Queen Charlotte is getting her own prequel series on Netflix

The Bridgerton It has become one of the most popular series on Netflix. However, the historically inspired drama doesn’t seem to be stopping in its newly released second season. Now one of the most iconic characters in the entire production, Queen Charlotte, will get its own series that will serve as a prequel of the story we see on screen today.

According to comments from vulturethe foundry with eyes closed The Bridgerton served for take another look at racial differences in society; both in the contemporary and in that of the time in which the drama takes place. “What if great romance could defeat racism?” they ask the aforementioned outlet. That is why Queen Charlotte will become the new muse by Shonda Rhimes.

Rhimes, according to vultureconsidering writing a prequel focusing on the great love between King George and Queen Charlotte. After all, the ethnicity of this stunning woman has been the subject of debate from the first time she set foot in court. Queen Charlotte was a black woman who helped shape society at the time by marrying her husband, King George.

The prequel series about Queen Charlotte will have eight episodes. In them we will see how love overcomes the barriers of society and racism; creating a new era within the British nobility and the rest of Europe.

More details about the series The Bridgerton centered on Queen Charlotte

queen charlotte in The Bridgerton

The cast of the spin-off follows The Bridgertons’ second season premiere on March 25, which broke Netflix’s English-language series ratings record in its opening weekend.

So far, we don’t know under what name this new series about Queen Charlotte will arrive. Of course, we already know that the actress India Amarteifio has been selected to play the role of a young Carlota. It will also feature the participation of Golda Rosheuval as the queen we have already met in the two seasons of The Bridgerton.

Adjoa Andoh and Ruth Gemmell They will also reprise their roles as Lady Agatha Danbury and Lady Violet Bridgerton., respectively. Additionally, Michelle Fairley, Corey Mylchreest, Arsema Thomas and Sam Clemmett will join the cast. Richard Cunningham, Tunji Kasim, Rob Maloney and Cyril Nri will also be part of the historical production.

Carlota de Amarteifio is betrothed to the King of England against her will and arrives in London to find that the royal family is not what she expected. As she learns to navigate the palace… she becomes one of Europe’s most unforgettable monarchs.

The Hollywood Reporter

Rhimes and Betsy Beers will join as executive producers from the series on Queen Charlotte. We will also have Tom Verica, who has already participated in Grey’s Anatomy, scandal and The Bridgerton; as Executive Director and Production Manager.