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Bridgerton spin-off has found its young Princess Charlotte

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Photo credit: Netflix

Netflix has cast a young Queen Charlotte for Bridgerton's anticipated (and as-yet-untitled) spin-off.

Golda Rosheuvel will return to the prequel as Queen Charlotte, with Line of Duty's India Amarteifio playing a younger Charlotte in the eight-part origin story.

Netflix says: "Centred on Queen Charlotte's rise to prominence and power, this Bridgerton-verse prequel tells the story of how the young Queen's marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton."

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Photo credit: Netflix

The drama will also feature Adjoa Andoh reprising her role as Lady Danbury and Ruth Gemmell back as Bridgerton matriarch Lady Violet.

Amarteifio starred in series 4 of Line of Duty as Sophie Huntley, the daughter of former DCI Roz Huntley (Thandiwe Newton) and Nick Huntley (Lee Ingleby).

The actress has also starred in Doctor Who and Netflix's Sex Education.

A table read for the Queen Charlotte spin-off is underway, with Netflix sharing some black and white images from the event this week.

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Photo credit: LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX

According to Netflix, Young Queen Charlotte is "betrothed to the mysterious King of England against her will, Charlotte arrives in London only to realise she was not exactly what the royals were expecting. As she learns to navigate the palace, the ‘ton and her unpredictable husband, she grows into one of Europe’s most unforgettable monarchs."

Meanwhile, additional cast members have also been revealed.

Corey Mylchreest will play Young King George: Handsome, charismatic, and a bit of a mystery, George has always bowed to the restraints placed on him as the Crown. Until now. Having to share his space, and bed, with his new wife forces George to face his hidden demons head on.

Arsema Thomas, making her television debut, will play Young Agatha Danbury. Netflix says: "Under the thumb of a much older husband, Agatha uses Charlotte's arrival to find her own way into society. With keen knowledge of the once divided social scene and the intricacies of marriage, Agatha becomes a guiding light for the new Queen, all while finding her own voice and power we’ll soon recognise as Bridgerton's iconic Lady Danbury."

Sam Clemmett will star as a Young Brimsley, The Witcher's Richard Cunningham will play Lord Bute, Tunji Kasim plays Adolphus, Rob Maloney will star as the Royal Doctor, Cyril Nri is Lord Danbury, Hugh Sachs will plays Brimsley (older).

Bridgerton seasons 1 - 2 are available to stream on Netflix now.


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