Bridgerton Casts Sex Education Star Simone Ashley for Season 2

 

Sex Education star Simone Ashley will be portraying Kate Sharma, Lord Anthony’s love interest, in the second season of period drama, Bridgerton.

 

 

Fans are gearing up for Briderton’s Season Two, and now, Netflix has officially announced that Sex Education’s Simone Ashley will be joining the cast as the female lead, opposite Jonathon Bailey.

 

 

Simone will also appear on the screen as Kate Sharma, ‘a smart, headstrong young woman who suffers no fools.’ Based on the second book of Julia Quinn’s series, The Viscount Who Loved Me, the upcoming instalment will focus on Lord Anthony, the oldest of the Bridgerton clan.

 

 

Whilst not much is known so far about the upcoming season, the original novel portrays Anthony as a playboy who falls head over heels for Kate, after attempting to settle down with her sister.

 

Make sure to stay tuned for more Bridgerton updates!

 

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