Dame Julie Andrews will get to indicate off her sassy facet in Netflix’s Bridgerton (Image: Getty/Netflix)
Bridgerton showrunner Chris Van Dusen has teased followers must be ready to listen to Dame Julie Andrews saying surprising issues as Woman Whistledown.
Set within the Regency interval of the early nineteenth century, the present – tailored from Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels – follows the Bridgerton family and different members of the aristocratic ‘Ton’ as they take pleasure in London’s lavish social season, throughout which younger girl’s hope to search out themselves a husband.
Nevertheless, the lives and loves of the aristocrats on the very highest degree of society are stuffed with juicy secrets and techniques that Woman Whistledown takes nice pleasure in revealing to all the Ton.
Showrunner Chris admitted he couldn’t consider Dame Julie agreed to voice the character throughout a digital Q&A as he defined: ‘I personally nonetheless can’t consider that’s truly occurred and he or she is the narrator.
‘That’s one factor I’m actually excited for, for audiences to only to listen to the issues popping out of Dame Julie Andrews’ mouth. That has been one of the crucial enjoyable issues to jot down to for me.’
He later added: ‘She was at all times on the prime of our want record. But it surely wasn’t even a factor the place we thought it will truly occur. We despatched her the scripts and he or she surprisingly mentioned sure, she cherished them and he or she needed to be part of it.
‘She has been so superb to work with. What’s there to actually say about Julie Andrews? She’s a complete legend, a complete Professional.’
The showrunner then teased: ‘She will get to say essentially the most scathing issues as Woman Whistledown, essentially the most nontypical of Julie Andrews issues that you’d by no means think about that she will get to say. It’s been a blast.’
Director Tom Verica added: ‘Dame Julie actually jumped in and had an absolute blast. She was so open to shaking up the rhythms that she was accustomed to and used to. She was actually recreation to play with notes that we gave her that have been in all probability slightly off in all probability off tempo.’
As followers of the hit novels will know, the id of Woman Whistledown is one thing the entire Ton wants to figure out.
We haven’t been this intrigued by a mysterious well-informed queen since the days of Gossip Girl.
Bridgerton is offered to stream on Netflix from Christmas Day.