Christened Louis, and with Prince Charles as one of his grandparents, he was always destined for greatness.
No, not the third and youngest of Kate and Wills’ children, but Louis Cunningham, 24, grandson of the late Prince Charles of Luxembourg.
After making his Bridgerton debut as Lord Corning, he will now star in the eight-part BBC drama Marie Antoinette. your role? Louis XVI, of course.
Leading Role: Following Bridgerton’s debut as Lord Corning (pictured), he will now star in the eight-part BBC drama Marie Antoinette.
And the Daily Mail’s Richard Eden revealed that Louis, 24, an Oxford graduate, has another prince lurking in his past: “Prince of Darkness” Peter Mandelsohn.
Years ago, a neighbor of Louis’ parents, a fellow worker, took care of the family.
Created and written by Deborah Davies, Marie Antoinette tells the story of an incredibly modern and avant-garde young queen who was just 14 when she left Austria to marry the Dauphin of France.
Emilia Shule will play the intrepid queen, a free, independent and ahead of her time feminist.
Blue Eyes: The 24-year-old actor plays Louis XVI in the BBC drama.
Sue Dix, head of program acquisition at the BBC, said: “Marie Antoinette is an enduring fascination and Deborah Davies has a unique take on her story. We are very excited to bring this ambitious project to BBC Two and iPlayer.”
Chris Stewart, Senior Vice President Sales, UK and Ireland, Banijay Rights, says: “Marie Antoinette is an extraordinary new vision of one of France’s most iconic and controversial figures, filled with stunning sets, superb performances and epic costumes.
“Following the success of Versailles on BBC Two, we are delighted to once again bring the whimsy and emotion of French court life to UK viewers.”
Filming on the third season of Bridgerton resumed on Thursday when the cast was spotted on set in south London.
To see the new season of the hit Netflix series for the first time, the cast and crew arrived at a luxurious country house in south London decorated with purple flowers.
Several now-unknown actors came out in bold period costumes as they chatted in front of the stunning garden.
Several actresses were seen in long, elegant dresses holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun.
They were joined by male actors who looked handsome in 19th-century attire, which included long coats and elegant top hats.
The cast appeared to be having a lavish affair as they all gathered in their elegant clothes outside the grand venue.
The popular period drama has confirmed that it is back in production after an unprecedented second season that premiered in March.
Source: Daily Mail