Netflix Unveils First Look at Young Queen Charlotte in ‘Bridgerton’ Prequel Series

Queen Charlotte Bridgerton franchise characters. (Credit: Netflix)

Queen Charlotte is ready for her coronation.

Netflix and Shondaland unveiled a first look photo on Friday of the upcoming prequel series, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

The image features India Amarteifio (Line of Duty and Sex Education) as a young version of the queen. The 21-year-old actress is shown wearing a crown, along with a tan cape and embroidered white gown.

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India Amarteifio as Young Queen Charlotte in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. (Credit: Netflix)
India Amarteifio as young Queen Charlotte. (Credit: Netflix)

In a press release, Netflix said the 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.”

Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte), Adjoa Andoh (Lady Agatha Danbury) and Ruth Gemmell (Lady Violet Bridgerton) reprise their roles from Bridgerton in the new series.

Additional cast members include Michelle Fairley (Gangs of London) as Princess Augusta. Corey Mylchreest (The Sandman) plays Young King George. Newcomer Arsema Thomas plays Young Agatha Danbury. Rounding out the cast are Sam Clemmett as Young Brimsley, Freddie Dennis as Reynolds , Richard Cunningham as Lord Bute, Tunji Kasim as Adolphus, Rob Maloney as the Royal Doctor, Cyril Nri as Lord Danbury, and Hugh Sachs as Brimsley.

Shonda Rhimes is showrunner, executive producer and writer of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. Betsy Beers co-executive produces and Tom Verica is director and executive producer.

Netflix also released a short clip of Amarteifio being introduced by Bridgerton stars Andoh and Rosheuvel. The video will be featured this weekend at the streamer’s Tudum fan event.

Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event will be available across Netflix YouTube channels in a number of different languages. More information can be found here.