joins the cast of Netflix’s unnamed
prequel series as a recurring character.
She’ll portray a younger version of
, the future matriarch of the Bridgerton family, who fans have already grown to love from the main series, according to Deadline.
It was originally revealed that
Lord Ledger and Vivian
will be portrayed by
Katie Brayben and Keir Charles
Although she hasn’t started looking for a partner,
in the spinoff is said to be as warm and curious as her elder counterpart played by
The focus of the series is primarily on the youthful
and her ascent to fame as one of England’s most well-known queens.
Her union with
King Charles (Corey Mylchreest)
ushers in a new era for English society and establishes the Ton as the characters in Bridgerton know it.
There will be many stories of a young Violet before she eventually became a Bridgerton and a young
even if Charlotte is the main character.
Sam Clemmett, Hugh Sachs, Richard Cunningham, Tunji Kasim, Rob Maloney, Golda Rosheuval, and Cyril Nri
are also cast in the prequel series.
will serve as writer, executive producer, and showrunner for the series, just as she did for Bridgerton.
Tom Verica and Betsy Beers
are working on the project with her; the former is also the series’ director.