Hannah Dodd will substitute Ruby Stokes within the forthcoming third season of “Bridgerton,” getting into the sneakers of Francesca, the third youngest member of the Bridgerton household. In a July 30 interview with TVLine, the actor shared a few of her ideas about taking up the position. “I am so excited,” Dodd instructed the outlet. “All people’s been so beautiful. I simply wish to do a superb job,” she stated, including that she has learn six of Julia Quinn’s eight-book “Brigerton” sequence, starting with Francesca’s. Within the sequence, Francesca’s guide is titled “When He Was Depraved.”
“I did not know what I might acquired myself in for, however I wanted to learn that as quickly as potential,” she stated. “It is such a fantastic guide and she or he’s such a fantastic character. I can not actually imagine that I get to play her. I understand how folks really feel about her as nicely, so I will do my greatest.”
Earlier than Dodd has the possibility to star in her personal season, she’ll seem within the third season, which revolves round Nicola Coughlan‘s character, Penelope. Within the interview, Dodd added that she “actually loved Colin and Penelope’s story,” and is “actually trying ahead to seeing how that pans out in our model.”
Pinning down their Francesca has been a problem for the “Bridgerton” crew. Stokes, the unique Francesca, solely appeared on display screen within the position just a few occasions, however is exiting the sequence to star within the Netflix present “Lockwood & Co.” “I like Francesca, however we misplaced her halfway by season two,” “Bridgerton” creator and showrunner Chris Van Dusen stated to TVLine in March of Stokes’s departure. “After exhausting all different choices, she sadly needed to come out attributable to causes past our management.” Francesca’s recasting indicators that her character will hopefully have extra display screen time in coming seasons.
With Francesca, Dodd definitely has an attention-grabbing character to delve into, particularly if she’ll be capable to star in her personal season. Francesca is “a little bit of a thriller inside her chatty, extroverted household,” reads an outline launched by the sequence. “Regardless of her reserved nature, she goes alongside to get alongside in relation to society affairs, fortified with a dry wit and pragmatism that confound the fickle ton but appear to attract consideration when she least needs it.” Dodd, who might be taking up the position, is a relative thriller as nicely — at the very least for now. Learn on to be taught extra about her.