A “Bridgerton” spinoff restricted sequence based mostly on the origins of Queen Charlotte has been ordered at Netflix, the streaming service mentioned Friday.
Per Netflix, “Whereas the sequence will middle on the rise and love lifetime of a younger Queen Charlotte, it would additionally inform the tales of younger Violet Bridgerton and Girl Danbury.”
“Bridgerton” govt producer Shonda Rhimes will write the at the moment untitled sequence and function govt producer alongside Betsy Beers and Tom Verica.
Additionally Friday, Netflix and Shondaland revealed “Bridgerton” author Jess Brownell has been set as the principle sequence’ showrunner for Seasons 3 and 4. Chris Van Dusen, who created the sequence based mostly on the Julia Quinn novels of the identical identify, was showrunner on Season 1 and is at the moment in manufacturing, nonetheless holding that place, on Season 2.
“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 broaden her story and the world of ‘Bridgerton,’” Netflix’s head of worldwide tv, Bela Bajaria, mentioned in an announcement Friday. “Shonda and her group 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.”
Rhimes added: “As we proceed to broaden the world of ‘Bridgerton,’ we now have the chance to commit much more of the Shondaland fold to the Bridgerton-verse. We’ve labored with Jess Brownell for over a decade and have lengthy needed to seek out the fitting mission to put in her fingers. When it got here time to move the baton, I knew this distinctive voice was important to the way forward for the present.”
Beers: “Chris has been a part of the Shondaland group for his total leisure profession, and Shonda and I are very happy with all he contributed to assist create this sequence for followers across the globe.”
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