Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming spinoff, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, which promises to take fans of the popular show on a historical journey. This Bridgerton prequel follows the rise of Queen Charlotte, a character from the original Bridgerton series, as she navigates her way through a new world of royalty.
The series will explore the early years of Queen Charlotte's life and her journey towards her marriage to King George.
India Ria Amarteifio takes on the role of Young Queen Charlotte, while Eric Tiede joins as the attendant, Freddie Dennis as Reynolds, and Corey Mylchreest as King George. The trailer provides a glimpse into the lavish world of Queen Charlotte, complete with opulent costumes, sprawling mansions, and sumptuous feasts.
Check out the trailer below:
As Charlotte embarks on her new life as a member of the royal family, she is reminded of her duties by her mother-in-law, who wants her to have "as many babies as possible for my son". But as she tries to escape her luxurious lifestyle, she meets King George himself, who is determined to win her over.
Throughout the trailer, we see snippets of Charlotte and George's courtship. As Charlotte struggles with her feelings towards George, he makes a heartfelt plea to win her over, saying "if you will give me one evening of your time, it might make you hate me a little bit less."
Directed by Tom Verica, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story promises to be an exciting addition to the Bridgerton universe, offering fans a chance to explore the backstory of one of their favourite characters. The series will be dropping on Netflix on 4 May!