British Royal Family News find that Sarah Ferguson is such a huge fan of Bridgerton that she apparently wants producer and writer Shona Rhimes to adapt her upcoming romance novel for television after she binge watched the steamy regency series twice. Here’s what you need to know.
According to the Daily Mail, the Duchess of York said that she had asked Shonda Rhimes to adapt her upcoming novel into a television series. In a video that was posted to her Twitter account this week, the mother-of-two said that her novel, which is called Her Heart for a Compass, is set in the Victorian era and is about “daring to follow your heart against the odds.
British Royal Family News: Sarah Ferguson Wants Shonda Rhimes To Adopt her Upcoming Romance Novel For TV
”Sarah even wore a Victorian-styled dress in the video and says that her heroine is someone who is “strong, rebellious and courageous.” The novel is set to be published in August.
“I adored Bridgerton so much that I watched it twice, deliberately. I’m obsessed with it,” the Duchess of York, 61, told Us Weekly in an interview this week. “I think Daphne is a terrific character, as we see her learning about life. I love the way she learns to use her strong voice. It chimed with me because now is the time for women to speak up.”
Bridgerton debuted on Christmas Day on Netflix and so far has been the most talked about series on the internet. Fans have made it no secret that they absolutely love the chemistry between Simon Bassett (Rege-Jean Page) and Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) along with the show’s aesthetic and music.
“The costumes and set designs were incredible too,” Sarah added. “The way [producer] Betsy Beers and Shonda Rhimes have created Bridgerton is fabulous and I was really impressed. … I definitely will be talking to Shondaland about making Her Heart for a Compass into a TV series.”
Sarah also added that she would love to see the second season of Bridgerton filmed near her old home.
“I hear they might be making future series at Sunninghill Park for the next five years, which is my old home,” she said of the southern England estate.
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