'Queen Charlotte' teaser introduces 'Bridgerton' spinoff series

Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Netflix is giving a glimpse of the Bridgerton spinoff series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

The streaming service shared a teaser trailer and premiere date for the period drama Tuesday featuring Golda Rosheuvel and India Amarteifio.


Queen Charlotte is a prequel series exploring a young Queen Charlotte's marriage and rise to power. Amarteifio plays a young Charlotte, while Rosheuvel reprises her role as Queen Charlotte from Bridgerton.

The cast also includes Arsema Thomas and Adjoa Andoh as a younger and older version of Lady Danbury, Connie Jenkins-Greig and Ruth Gemmell as a younger and older Violet Ledger/Violet Bridgerton, and Sam Clemmett and Hugh Sachs as a younger and older Brimsley.

Michelle Fairley plays Princess Augusta, while Corey Mylchreest portrays a young King George III.

The teaser shows a young Charlotte (Amarteifio) meet George (Mylchreest) and hints at drama surrounding their royal wedding.

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story premieres May 4 on Netflix.

Bridgerton is based on the Julia Quinn book series and started production on its third season in July.

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