Bridgerton – 92% managed to capture the attention of viewers last year, in some way, having in their favor that due to the pandemic a large part of the people were at home for protection. In addition, the proposal was refreshing as it developed as a period series with a touch of modernity through colors and music. Inspired by the series of novels written by Julia Quinn which began publishing in 2000, each season is expected to be based on a novel.
Keep reading: Bridgerton Season 2 First Screenshots Revealed
The first installment was quite close to The Duke and I, starring Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton, who began their relationship as a deal to end social and family pressure. Now, this second season will star Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton and Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma, following much of the pages of The Viscount Who Loved Me.
During the first fan event held by Netflix on September 25 called TUDUM, the streaming giant shared the first clip of the second season where we see the protagonists having a strong discussion due to comments made by the Bridgerton heir about of what an ideal woman would be, while Kate, offended, puts him in his place talking about “her model of virtue” where the woman is seen only as an object. You can watch the trailer below.
After this tense moment, Netflix also shared the first images of the new installment, some as part of the aforementioned scene and others where we can see Kate sharing the scene with her sister Edwina, played by Charithra chandran, and the return of Lady Danbury, who took place in an important part of the history of the Duke of Hastings. Another image shows the debut before the society of Eloíse Bridgerton, the second daughter after Daphne who is ready to find a partner, although she would prefer to be faithful to her rebellious spirit.
Continue with: Netflix confirms that Bridgerton will have third and fourth seasons
It is worth mentioning that, thanks to the success obtained by becoming one of the most watched series on the platform, Netflix announced that the program has been renewed to have a third and fourth season, probably dedicated or the other Bridgerton brothers continuing with the order of the novels. So far the official release date has not been confirmed, but it is expected to arrive sometime in 2022.
One of the issues that gave the most to talk about when the second season was confirmed, was that the departure of Regé ‑ Jean Page of the show, although the character of Simon Basset still takes place in the story. Some rumors indicated that the farewell of the actor would have been due to creative differences with Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy – 100%), the executive producer, in addition to that he would not entirely agree with his character becoming secondary. However, others would point out that his contract simply stipulated only one season and he already had other projects on the horizon.
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Undoubtedly, in this second season the absence of the actor will be felt, being the one who captured most of the looks in the first, but we will still see familiar faces Phoebe dynevor, Nicola Coughlan, Ruth Gemmell, Luke newton, Golda Rosheuvel, Harriet Cains, Bessie Carter and the incomparable Julie Andrews as the voice that narrates the texts of Lady Whistledown. Check out the first official images below.