Hannah Dodd joins the Bridgerton cast to play the new Francesca

ENGLISH actress Hannah Dodd will arrive next season’s Bridgerton like the new Francesca.

Dodd will take on the role previously played by Ruby Stokes for next season 3. On her Instagram page, Dodd shared that she is “terrified. I’ll leave my socks on, I promise.”

Stokes is stepping out of the role due to his commitment as a lead in another Netflix series, Lockwood & Co. Previously, she had only appeared in Bridgerton a handful of times, despite being a prominent figure in the books. In fact, viewers only saw her in two episodes of the first season and three episodes of the second.

But now with the recast, fans could see a lot more of Francesca Bridgerton in the future. After all, she is rumored to have her own novel of hers later in the series, something Netflix could work on.

According to her character description, “Francesca Bridgerton is a bit of a mystery within her talkative and outgoing family. Despite her reserved nature of hers, she gets along well when it comes to social affairs, strong with a dry wit and pragmatism that confuses the fickle ton but seems to grab attention when she least desires it.

Prior to landing the role, Dodd was honored for her work in Find me in Paris, prostitutesAnd Flowers in the attic: the origins. And also from Bridgerton, is destined to star opposite Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes 2.

Production for season 3 of Bridgerton it will start from June to September of this year.