Bridgerton followers have been patiently ready for Netflix to drop any form of trailer or details about a release date for their third season. Within the meantime, followers can get their fill with a restricted sequence — Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story — a prequel spin-off written by Shonda Rimes that may inform the story of how Queen Charlotte got here to energy.
Netflix simply dropped the complete trailer for Queen Charlotte together with the official Could 4th launch date, and actually, it seems so good.
The six-part restricted sequence focuses on the Queen’s “rise to prominence and energy,” Netflix says.
The present “tells the story of how the younger Queen’s marriage to King George sparked each an amazing love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.”
Within the clip, followers see a younger Queen Charlotte performed by India Amarteifio assembly a younger King George III performed by Corey Mylchreest for the primary time. He stops her and introduces himself with little formality, merely saying, “I’m George.”
And whereas the trailer exhibits bits and items of their love story unfold (which seems to be the Bridgerton basic “enemies to lovers” trope with some spicy scenes!), it’s clear that one of many foremost focuses of the restricted sequence will middle across the strain on the couple’s shoulders as they start to courtroom.
“Your marriage is the enterprise of this nation,” a personality within the clip says. “This can not go fallacious.”
Evidently much more than hearts are at stake in relation to Queen Charlotte’s marriage to George since she is the “first of her type.”
On the finish of the trailer, it appears that evidently a younger Charlotte has embraced her new standing. “That is my residence,” Charlotte says. “I’m the queen.”
Queen Charlotte’s backstory has been considerably of a thriller within the first two seasons of the hit Netflix present, so it’ll be attention-grabbing to lastly see how Her Majesty got here into energy and determined which younger debutante can be the “Diamond of the Season” for years to come back.
In September 2022, Netflix gave followers a sneak peak of the prequel showchasing a clip of Charlotte unknowingly assembly her future husband King George III on the very second she’s making an attempt to flee their organized marriage.
George stumbles upon Charlotte as she makes an attempt to scale down an ivy-clad wall. He asks why she’s operating away, and he or she says “as a result of I feel he could also be a beast — or a troll.”
George asks if seems are necessary to Charlotte, and he or she replies, “I don’t care what he seems like. What I don’t like shouldn’t be understanding.”
When George tells her that he has no intentions of serving to her down, Charlotte protests, “I’m a woman in misery. You refuse to assist a woman in misery?”
He responds, “I refuse when that girl in misery is making an attempt to go over a wall in order that she doesn’t must marry me.”
“Many viewers had by no means identified the story of Queen Charlotte earlier than Bridgerton introduced her to the world, and I am thrilled this new sequence will additional increase her story and the world of Bridgerton,” Netflix’s Head of World TV, Bela Bajaria, mentioned in an announcement amid the May 2021 announcement of the sequence.
She added, “Shonda [Rhimes] 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 may preserve even probably the most insatiable viewers completely fulfilled.”
Watch the complete trailer here.