Rupert Evans to Play Late Father in New Season of ‘Bridgerton’
On May 28, Netflix announced that Rupert Evans is joining the Bridgerton cast for season two. The British actor will play the Bridgerton siblings’ late father, Edmund Bridgerton.
Rather enchanting news indeed, dear readers 💜 https://t.co/lBZddU7ieq— Bridgerton (@bridgerton) May 28, 2021
Netflix announced Evans, 44, as the newest edition to the Bridgerton cast on social media. In the Twitter announcement, Netflix explained that his role is a “loving and devoted husband, whose true love match with Violet Bridgerton gave them eight perfect children.”
Evans took to Twitter to share the recent news of his acting role in the television drama series. The actor tweeted a photo of the announcement along with a witty caption that read, “My sole focus, all my energy, is going into growing my sideburns…”
Rupert Evans is the perfect casting for Edmund Bridgerton and you can’t change my mind. https://t.co/LNYOFxbAWo— Iz 🐝🇵🇪| Silk Sonic 🤎 (@Iz_gba) May 28, 2021
Fans of the show shared their opinions about the recent casting announcement. Many agreed that Evans is best suited for the role of Edmund Bridgerton.
Bridgerton has added four actors to Season 2:— Netflix (@netflix) April 5, 2021
Charithra Chandran will play Edwina Sharma, Kate’s younger sister and Shelley Conn will play Mary Sharma, Kate’s mother.
Also say hello to Calam Lynch who will play Theo Sharpe and Rupert Young who will play Jack. pic.twitter.com/yVvgHYJ2AF
Bridgerton is a popular television series about eight siblings searching for love during Regency-era London. Before season two comes out, you can binge-watch the first season of the romance series on Netflix.