More Netflix News: Casting, First Day of Filming, Estimated Premiere Date, and Official Show Title!
July 29, 2019
The rest of the principal cast has been announced for Season One of Bridgerton (Yes, that’s the official show title!), as well as BAFTA- and Golden Globe-nominated director Julie Anne Robinson for the pilot and at least one other episode.
Filming began this week in London, and the show is currently set for a 2020 premiere. So exciting!
Joining Dame Julie Andrews, who will voice-over Lady Whistledown, as well as Regé-Jean Page (Simon Basset), Phoebe Dynevor (Daphne Bridgerton), Polly Walker (Portia Featherington), Nicola Coughlan (Penelope Featherington), Adjoa Andoh (Lady Danbury) and others announced a couple of weeks ago:
Benedict Bridgerton: Luke Thompson
Francesca Bridgerton: Ruby Stokes
Gregory Bridgerton: Will Tilston
Hyacinth Bridgerton: Florence Hunt (pictured here)
Philippa Featherington: Harriet Cains
Prudence Featherington: Bessie Carter
Lord Featherington: Ben Miller
Martins Imhangbe: Will Mondrich
Mrs. Varley: Lorraine Ashbourne
Bridgerton is executive produced by Chris Van Dusen, Shonda Rhimes, and Betsy Beers.
JQ is over the moon about the whole cast, writers, producers, directors — everybody!