Dear Readers, we have some exciting news!
Ashley is best known for her role as take-no-prisoners, Olivia, in Netflix’s acclaimed drama-comedy Sex Education.
The first season of Bridgerton debuted on Christmas Day 2020, and proved to be a HUGE hit for the streaming service, amassing a reported 82 million household views within 28 days of release.
Based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton book series, each season of Bridgerton is expected to focus on different members of the Bridgerton household, a noble family in 19th-century Britain. And yes, there are EIGHT Bridgerton siblings!
Simone’s Character Is Super Important In Season 2 of Bridgerton
Season one focused predominantly on the love affair between Simon Bassett, Duke of Hastings, played by Regé-Jean Page, and Daphne Bridgerton, played by Phoebe Dynevor.
The next season will shift focus to Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate, played by the newly cast Ashley. But Simon and Daphne, plus the rest of the cast are also going to be sticking around, so fear not.
One of the people who showed her enthusiasm for the casting on Twitter was Bridgerton star and sound Irish gal, Nicola Coughlan.
My body is ready https://t.co/enmyi8ivEE
— Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan) February 15, 2021
Are you excited for season 2 of Bridgerton?