Bridgerton Is Getting a Queen Charlotte Spinoff on Netflix

A Bridgerton spinoff sequence is formally within the works at Netflix. Following a three-season renewal of the hit Netflix sequence, it has been reported that the streamer has additionally put in a restricted sequence order for an untitled spinoff exploring the origins of Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel). The tales of younger Violent Bridgerton (Ruth Gemmell) and Woman Danbury (Adjoa Andoh) may even be detailed. Shonda Rhimes will write the script along with govt producing along with her Shondaland accomplice Betsy Beers and frequent collaborator Tom Verica.

“Many viewers had by no means recognized the story of Queen Charlotte earlier than Bridgerton introduced her to the world, and I am thrilled this new sequence will additional broaden her story and the world of Bridgerton,” Netflix’s Bela Bajaria stated in a press release. “Shonda and her staff are thoughtfully building out the Bridgerton universe to allow them to maintain delivering for the followers with the identical high quality and elegance they love. And by planning and prepping all of the upcoming seasons now, we additionally hope to maintain up a tempo that can maintain even essentially the most insatiable viewers completely fulfilled.”

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“As we proceed to broaden the world of Bridgerton, we now have the chance to dedicate much more of the Shondaland fold to the Bridgerton-verse. We have labored with Jess Brownell for over a decade and have lengthy wished to seek out the correct venture to put in her arms. When it got here time to move the baton, I knew this distinctive voice was very important to the way forward for the present,” added Rhimes.

Added showrunner Chris Van Dusen: “With Bridgerton, I got down to make the interval present I at all times wished to see. I by no means may’ve anticipated how a lot the remainder of the world additionally wished to see it. I am deeply pleased with this outstanding forged and unimaginable crew, and I am so grateful for the enduring help of Shonda, who I’ve labored alongside for 17 years. Shondaland is the place I discovered how you can make TV, craft extremely advanced characters and how you can inform tales. And whereas it has been an unimaginable journey, I’ve my sights set on a number of new tales to inform.”

It isn’t precisely a shock to see Netflix increasing the Bridgerton universe this fashion. The streamer beforehand introduced that the hit sequence pulled in additional than 82 million viewers with the primary season. It did not take lengthy for Netflix to announce {that a} second season had been ordered, though it got here with the dangerous information that breakout star Rege-Jean Web page would not be included in season 2. Nonetheless, Netflix sees nice potential within the common sequence, as Van Dusen revealed final month the present has additionally been renewed by way of season 4.

Internally, the hope is for Bridgerton to stay popular for another several years, lengthy sufficient to warrant eight total seasons. The thought is for every installment of Quinn’s unique eight books to function inspiration for a season. Season 2 is anticipated to be primarily based on Quinn’s The Viscount Who Beloved Me, the second of the Bridgerton books, as season 1 was impressed by The Duke and I.

We do not have a launch date but for Bridgerton season 2, however the first season may be streamed now on Netflix. This information involves us from The Hollywood Reporter.

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