Bridgerton is undergoing a casting shakeup: Ruby Stokes is exiting Netflix’s hit as Francesca Bridgerton and Hannah Dodd (anatomy of a scandal) assumes the role.
Stokes will be in another Netflix title, however, having secured the lead in lockwood and company.
The Netflix and Shondaland series released a statement describing the character: “Francesca Bridgerton is a mystery within her outgoing and talkative family. Despite her reserved nature, she gets along when it comes to the affairs of society, fortified with a dry wit and pragmatism that confuses the fickle tone but she seems to command attention when she least wants it.
Francesca’s presence on the show has been minimal. In Bridgerton In the first series, he made a couple of appearances before going to visit his aunt in Bath. She was later seen in the first three episodes of the second season before disappearing while Stokes was filming. lockwood and company.
Dodd’s credits include meet me in paris, harlots, Flowers in the attic: the origins Y Enola Holmes.
The popular Netflix series is based on the Julia Quinn romance novels, which follow the Bridgerton family’s search for love, focusing on one brother per book. The first two seasons have followed the order of the novels, first with Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and the Duke (Regé-Jean Page) and then with Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate (Simone Ashley).
If the Netflix series continues to follow the order of Quinn’s novels, Francesca, the second youngest sister, will be the focus of the sixth season, which would be based on the sixth book. when i was wicked.
Bridgerton returns to production this summer for the third season of the Netflix hit.
Christy Piña contributed to this report.