Netflix has released a first-look photo of Arsema Thomas as Young Lady Agatha Danbury in the highly anticipated Bridgerton prequel series.
The actress looked regal in a lavish ivory gown adorned with glittering jewels, teamed with a sparkling silver necklace and matching tiara.
Their roles will be reprized by Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte), Ruth Gemmell (Lady Violet Bridgerton) and Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury in later life.
Stunning: Netflix has released a first-look photo of Arsema Thomas as Young Lady Agatha Danbury in the highly anticipated Bridgerton prequel series
Last September, another first-look image of Queen Charlotte was revealed ahead of the much-anticipated spin-off.
Last year it was announced that a spin-off series would be in the works charting the younger years of the flamboyant and gossip-hungry monarch, with the show written and produced by Bridgerton creator Shonda Rhimes.
Netflix has released the picture of India Amarteifio as the favorite character from the historical drama.
Regal: Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte), Ruth Gemmell (Lady Violet Bridgerton) and Adjoa Andoh (pictured) as Lady Danbury will reprise their roles later in life
The 21-year-old actress embodied the character as she was dripping with jewels and wearing an elegant white dress with a form-fitting corset and a shimmering hooded satin cloak.
She completed her regal attire with a pair of satin cream gloves and added an extravagant crown to her dark locks.
Charlotte gave a solemn look to the camera as she posed in a palace, with floral arrangements and sculptures in the background.
Netflix not only gave a first glimpse of the character, but also revealed that the official title for the prequel spin-off show will be Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.
A description of the series read, “Centered on Queen Charlotte’s rise to fame and power, this Bridgerton verse prequel tells the story of how the young Queen’s marriage to King George sparked both a grand love story and a societal shift.” , making the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.’
The news came ahead of Saturday’s Netflix fan event Tudum, which will showcase the series and reveal more surprise announcements.
Ruth Gemmell will also reprise her role as Lady Violet Bridgerton, while Michelle Fairley will join the cast as Princess Augusta.
Exciting: Last September, another first-look image of Queen Charlotte was revealed ahead of the much-anticipated spin-off
Elsewhere, Corey Mylchreest plays Young King George and Arsema Thomas makes her television debut as Young Agatha Danbury.
Set in the mid-18th century, the prequel explores the young life of Charlotte, the daughter of German royalty who married British monarch George III, played in Corey Mylchreest’s Netflix drama, in 1761, when she 17 laundry.
The marriage lasted 57 years and produced 15 children. Miss Amarteifio, 21, who played DCI Roz Huntley’s daughter Sophie in the fourth season of BBC drama Line Of Duty, has also starred in Dr Who and ITV’s Unforgotten.
Fan Favorites: Ruth Gemmell will also reprise her role as Lady Violet Bridgerton (center)
It also features the origins of other Bridgerton characters, namely Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.
After rumors that Bridgerton’s second series failed to live up to the raunchy heights of the first, it seems the producers have taken note, with the spin-off prequel to the Netflix drama, Queen Charlotte, being spiced up to keep high viewing figures.
For one scene, a source says, a wall was reinforced. In another scene, viewers see banging headboards.
According to one source, there were fears that an energetic love scene with the young monarch, played by India Ria Amarteifio, could be so energetic that it could literally bring the house down.
“There’s a young cast for the prequel and the sex scenes feature them,” the insider said. It will certainly satisfy Bridgerton fans who complain that there are no sex scenes in the second series.
“In one storyline, a headboard bangs hard against a wall. It will be spicier than anything from the first series.”
Plot: Set in the mid-18th century, the prequel explores the young life of Charlotte, the daughter of the German royal family who married British monarch George III