On the heels of casting grand dame Julie Andrews because the unseen city gossip, Shondaland’s adaptation of Julia Quinn’s best-selling Bridgerton novels has crammed a dozen on-camera roles.
Created for TV by Chris Van Dusen (Scandal, Gray’s Anatomy) and titled (shock!) Bridgerton, the Netflix drama is ready within the attractive, lavish and aggressive world of Regency London excessive society. “From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and past, the collection unveils a seductive, luxurious world replete with intricate guidelines and dramatic energy struggles, the place nobody is actually ever on regular floor,” reads the synopsis. “On the coronary heart of the present is the highly effective Bridgerton household. Comprised of eight close-knit siblings, this humorous, witty, daring and intelligent group should navigate the higher ten thousand’s marriage mart looking for romance, journey and love.”
Phoebe Dynevor (Snatch, Youthful) has landed the feminine lead, as Daphne Bridgerton, it was introduced on Wednesday. Different castings (left to proper, high to backside) embrace Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte, Luke Newton (The Lodge) as Colin Bridgerton, Rege-Jean Web page (For the Individuals) as Simon Basset, Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch) as Anthony Bridgerton and Ruby Barker (Wolfblood) as Marina Thompson
Moreover, you might have Adoja Andoh (Regulation & Order: UK) as Woman Danbury, Claudia Jessie (Self-importance Truthful) as Eloise Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan (Harlots) as Penelope Featherington, Polly Walker (Caprica) as Woman Portia Featherington, Sabrina Bartlett (Victoria) as Siena Rosso, and Ruth Gemmell (Penny Dreadful) as Woman Violet Bridgerton.
Do these castings amp up your anticipation for this adaptation?