Nicola Coughlan hopes that Bridgerton will permanently assist to alter the method individuals consider duration pieces.
The starlet, who stars as Penelope Featherington on the hit Netflix drama series, appeared on British daytime talk program This Morning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. During the check out, Nicola discussed that her discussion with co-star Adjoa Andoh assisted her to comprehend the significance of how their program dealt with casting individuals of color.
“I’m speaking to Adjoa Andoh … who’s brilliant as Lady Danbury,” she stated. “I said, ‘Color-blind casting, it’s great, it’s totally the right thing.’ And she said, ‘Well, it’s not, in a way, because it sort of erases race and erases people’s struggles.’ And I thought, That had never occurred to me, never. And I think the world that we have created is a completely reimagined world, is a fantasy.”
Regardless of how it became what it is, Nicola is happy that audiences have actually plainly welcomed the vision of the program that is based upon the book series by Julia Quinn and likewise stars Regé-Jean Page as Simon, the Duke of Hastings and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton.
“I would state to individuals, ‘You can enjoy Game of Thrones, and you can totally suspend your shock that there are dragons in this world,'” she continued. “For Bridgerton, you can suspend your shock that we have a black queen and a black duke, and they’re the most wonderful stars.”