The actress, who stars as Penelope Featherington on the hit Netflix drama sequence, appeared on British daytime speak present This Morning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Through the go to, Nicola defined that her dialog with co-star Adjoa Andoh helped her to grasp the significance of how their present dealt with casting folks of colour.
“I am chatting with Adjoa Andoh … who’s sensible as Girl Danbury,” she mentioned. “I mentioned, ‘Coloration-blind casting, it is nice, it’s very the proper factor.’ And she or he mentioned, ‘Nicely, it is not, in a means, as a result of it kind of erases race and erases folks’s struggles.’ And I assumed, That had by no means occurred to me, by no means. And I believe the world that we have now created is a very reimagined world, is a fantasy.”
No matter the way it grew to become what it’s, Nicola is proud that audiences have clearly embraced the imaginative and prescient of the present that’s based mostly on the e book sequence by Julia Quinn and also stars Regé-Jean Page as Simon, the Duke of Hastings and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton.
“I’d say to folks, ‘You’ll be able to watch Game of Thrones, and you may utterly droop your disbelief that there are dragons on this world,'” she continued. “For Bridgerton, you may droop your disbelief that we have now a black queen and a black duke, they usually’re probably the most incredible actors.”