The actress, who stars as Penelope Featherington on the hit Netflix drama collection, appeared on British daytime discuss present This Morning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. In the course of the go to, Nicola defined that her dialog with co-star Adjoa Andoh helped her to know the significance of how their present dealt with casting folks of colour.
“I am chatting with Adjoa Andoh … who’s good as Woman Danbury,” she stated. “I stated, ‘Coloration-blind casting, it is nice, it’s very the correct factor.’ And he or she stated, ‘Properly, it is not, in a approach, as a result of it kind of erases race and erases folks’s struggles.’ And I believed, That had by no means occurred to me, by no means. And I feel the world that now we have created is a totally reimagined world, is a fantasy.”
No matter the way it turned what it’s, Nicola is proud that audiences have clearly embraced the imaginative and prescient of the present that’s primarily based on the guide collection 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 may watch Game of Thrones, and you’ll fully droop your disbelief that there are dragons on this world,'” she continued. “For Bridgerton, you’ll be able to droop your disbelief that now we have a black queen and a black duke, they usually’re essentially the most incredible actors.”