Netflix has handed out a series order for an untitled “Bridgerton” spin-off series, this one focusing on the origin story and love life of Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel).
The series will include the stories of young Violet Bridgerton (Ruth Gemmell) and Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh). Rhimes will pen the script and executive produces alongside Betsy Beers and Tom Verica.
As for the main show, Jess Brownell will take over as showrunner on the previously announced seasons three and four – stepping in for Chris Van Dusen who will remain on board for season two.
Netflix has previously said more than 82 million member households watched the first season of “Bridgerton”.