Ashley has been cast as a new character in the show called Kate, who’s very prominent in the Bridgerton books. Therefore, it’s safe to assume that she’ll be one of the show’s new leads.
She’s playing the female lead opposite Jonathan Bailey in Season 2 of Netflix and Shondaland’s hugely popular Regency-era period drama series. Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s romance novels.
Bridgerton Season 2 has a new female lead
Ashley will play Anthony’s romantic interest, Kate Sharma. Kate has just arrived in London. She’s a smart and headstrong young woman who’s not the type to ‘suffer fools’ gladly. She’s not a fan of Anthony’s when she first meets him.
Kate and her family will be of Indian descent as this Netflix show continues to turn the period drama genre on hits head as far as its multicultural aspect is concerned. It’s also much, much raunchier than most period dramas.
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