Shonda Rhimes’ period drama Bridgerton has officially been renewed for a second season at Netflix. The hugely popular series stars Phoebe Dynevor and Rege-Jean Page in the lead. The streaming giant as well as the show’s official social media handle made the announcement about the second season in the works with a short clip featuring scenes from the first season.
The handle shared the clip with the caption, “Prepare for another social season. Bridgerton is returning for season two, only on Netflix.” It also shared a note from ‘Lady Whistledown’ the gossip columnist in the show who gave a sneak peek into what the second season will entail.
Apparently, the second season will take up from where the first ended, wherein the eldest Bridgerton son Lord Anthony Bridgerton intends to dominate the social scene as he tries to find a suitable match for his own marriage in the competitive world of Regency era.
Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s novels and is expected to start filming this spring. Bridgerton also stars Nicola Coughlan, Jonathan Bailey, Julie Andrews, Claudia Jessie, Luke Newton, Ruby Barker, Polly Walker, Ruth Gemmell, Luke Thompson, Sabrina Bartlett, Adjoa Andoh, Florence Hunt, Will Tilston, Golda Rosheuvel, Kathryn Dresdale, Martins Imhangbe and others. The series is created by Chris Van Dusen.