Reign Exclusive: Skins Star to Play New Queen — But There's a Delicious Twist

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Reign Season 1 Cast Kathryn PrescottReign‘s about to welcome a new queen (of a sort) to court.

The CW drama has cast Kathryn Prescott as Penelope, a kitchen servant who, as part of an annual castle tradition, finds a bean in her slice of cake and becomes queen for a day, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Penelope is described as shy and cheerful at first glance, but she’s got a sexy and darkly manipulative side, too.

We hear Queen Catherine gives Penelope a little job in exchange for better treatment around the castle, and the young woman uses it to get what she wants.

The role is likely to recur throughout the rest of the season.

Prescott played Emily Fitch in the British Skins and nabbed the title role in the MTV drama pilot Finding Carter, which is awaiting a pickup.



Comments (12)

  • Wow! Very obscure casting. This is why I love the CW they chose rising talents.

    Comment by Kaycee – January 24, 2014 02:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Emily! Best thing on Skins was Emily and Naomi

    Comment by ggny – January 24, 2014 02:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I was partial to Katie.

      Comment by dude – January 24, 2014 03:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Emily Fitch, not Finch.

    Comment by dude – January 24, 2014 03:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Does she have a thing for Mary?

    Comment by Riana – January 24, 2014 03:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ok, definitely will start to watch this show now

    Comment by Wouter – January 24, 2014 04:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hope MTV picks up Finding Carter, the premise sounds interesting.

    Comment by johnhelvete – January 24, 2014 07:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • First I’m hearing about Finding Carter, but with Kathryn Prescott staring I hope it get picked up too!

      Comment by Rook – January 24, 2014 10:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sounds interesting.

    Comment by Ally Oop – January 25, 2014 06:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will definitely be watching this, love Kat!

    Comment by Caitlin – January 25, 2014 08:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • you had me at Kat……. guess i better get caught up…..

    Comment by TellyGeek – February 1, 2014 02:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • what will this episode be aired?im really happy and excited for kat!

    Comment by queenofklutz – February 20, 2014 01:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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