Freida Pinto didn’t think she’d ever star in period drama

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Freida Pinto “never thought it was possible” for her to star in a period drama. The 37-year-old actress stars in ‘Mr Malcolm’s List’ as Selina Dalton, a young woman in 1800s England who helps her friend to get revenge on a suitor when she fails to meet his requirements for a potential bride and she attributes the success of Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ to allow people to “broaden their minds” to diversity in casting. Speaking about the film – which she first saw a script for four years ago – she said: “I thought, ‘You don’t see brown people falling in love in period movies – what’s the catch?’ “I’ve…

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