Theo James will not return to Masterpiece on PBS’ “Sanditon,” the public broadcasting station said on Friday. On Thursday, the show was renewed for Seasons 2 and 3.
Yesterday, the PBS Masterpiece folks said star Rose Williams will return as heroine Charlotte Heywood, but added that “further casting will be announced at a later date.”
Well, we know one role that now could use an announcement.
“Although I relished playing Sidney, for me, I’ve always maintained that his journey concluded as I wanted it to,” James said in a statement sent to TheWrap. “The broken fairy-tale like ending between Charlotte and Sidney is different, unique and so interesting to me and I wish the cast and crew of ‘Sanditon’ every success with future series.“
“Sanditon” is adapted from Jane Austen’s final, unfinished novel of the same name. Austen only completed