Netflix is producing the Julia Quinn novel series Bridgerton. It will be created by Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal producers Shonda Rhimes and Chris Van Dusen. The series has been under work since July 2018, when Netflix announced that Shonda Rhimes (Station 19) will produce the best-selling novel. Fans are eagerly awaiting the TV show, with most expressing trust in Shonda Rhimes in delivering a blockbuster series. The show has its own Twitter and Instagram accounts created, which have over 15,000 followers each at the time of writing this piece.
The novel series tells the Bridgerton family’s story, a well-respected family in British society, consisting of a widow and eight children. Each novel in the series follows each kid’s story and their journey in finding the love of their life and falling in love.
Netflix officially announced plans for a second chapter in the form of one of Lady Whistledown’s infamous gossip pamphlets on January 21, 2021.
Dearest readers, this author brings a most exciting announcement… pic.twitter.com/sV0QiYcn8z— Bridgerton (@bridgerton) April 13, 2021
The period drama Bridgerton Season 1 premiered on the Netflix platform on Christmas Day, 25 December 2020. It is an eight-episode series of unadulterated entertainment that runs for hours.
Bridgerton has been renewed for a third and fourth season on Netflix, opening the door for a third and fourth season of the period drama. Season 2 overtook Season 1 as Netflix’s most popular English-language show, featuring Jonathan Bailey and Simon Ashley.
Bridgerton Season 3 Release Date: When will it air?
The series has gotten positive reviews from critics, including our five-star Bridgerton review, and has proven to be hugely popular among viewers, routinely standing around the top of Netflix’s top-10 most-watched lists.
Season 3. The story of Colin and Penelope. #bridgerton pic.twitter.com/btdWZ5Gvrv— shondaland tv (@shondaland) May 16, 2022
The Netflix release date for Bridgerton season 3 has yet to be confirmed. According to speculations, Season 3 will begin production in the summer of 2022. Let’s take a peek at prior seasons’ schedules.
Bridgerton’s first season began shooting in July 2019 and will air in December 2020. Because of COVID-related filming delays, the second season didn’t air until November 2021. The public was given access to that season in March of 2022. The first two seasons of Bridgerton broadcast within a year of one other, implying that the third season will premiere on May 26, 2023. They won’t be confirmed until the formal announcement, which you’ll be informed of.
Since both seasons were produced in around a year, the release of season three of Bridgerton could occur in the summer of 2023.
The show’s producer, Shonda Rhimes, announced that she and her crew had already started working on the scripts. According to PopBuzz, Bridgerton’s season 2 red carpet interviewer said, “We’re already working on season 3 to have a shorter gap between seasons.” Maybe Netflix’s show will return sooner than expected.
ICYMI Nicola Coughlan shared an update on @Bridgerton season three last night at #NetflixFYSEE. pic.twitter.com/X4zKTSeqA7— Queue (@netflixqueue) May 16, 2022
According to recent reports, filming for the series has begun. Hopefully, the production break has not caused an extended delay in release.
Bridgerton Season 3 Cast: Who will be a part of it?
Most likely, the TV series follows the novel series. Therefore the first season will follow Daphne Bridgerton. The cast of the series include
- Phoebe Dynevor stars as the protagonist, Daphne Bridgerton.
- The Gray Man Cast- Regé-Jean Page plays the role of Simon Basset.
- Ruth Gemmell stars as the matriarch of the household, Lady Violet.
- Jonathan Bailey plays eldest child Anthony,
- Luke Thompson acts as Benedict, one of the siblings,
- Claudia Jessie plays the role of Eloise, the assertive sibling, and
- Ruby Stokes stars as Francesca, the shy sibling.
- Of significant note is the announcement that the award-winning actress Julie Andrews will be the voice of Lady Whistledown, the gossip writer in the novel.
Other cast members are Luke Thompson (Dunkirk), Luke Newton (The Lodge), Bessie Carter (Beecham House), Ben Miller (Death in Paradise).
By the time Season 2 premiered in April 2021, Netflix revealed that Page would not be returning.
New faces are expected to appear in his place even if the Duke won’t be present. It has been announced that Simone Ashley would play Kate Sharma, Anthony Bridgerton’s love interest. Calam Lynch, Shelley Conn, Rupert Young and Charithra Chandran are among the newcomers to the cast.
- Kate and Edwina’s mother, Mary Sharma, will be played by Conn.
- In the role of Theo Sharpe, Lynch will take the lead.
- Jack, the newest member, will be played by Young.
- Season 2 will also include Rupert Evans as Edmund Bridgerton
Bridgerton supporters are now eagerly anticipating what the next generation of Bridgertons will bring. Apart from the fact that one of the original cast members has been replaced, little is known about Bridgerton season 3. Francesca Bridgerton has taken the role of Ruby Stokes, who had to quit the show owing to schedule difficulties.
Bridgerton Season 3 Storyline: What will happen next?
The TV show is a romantic and scandal-filled series set in the 19th century. It examines family bonds and the travails of falling in love in that era.
All involved persons remain silent about what will happen next, making this the biggest mystery of all. Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s eight-book series, in which each of the eight siblings searches for a partner.
As a result, Netflix has covered books one and two, telling Daphne’s and Anthony’s stories through Phoebe Dynevor and Jonathan Bailey, respectively. As a result, the third book in the series is likely to concentrate on the upcoming season 3 of Bridgerton.
As earlier mentioned, the first season of the series will follow the sequence of the first novel. Daphne Bridgerton will enter the marriage mart; she will meet the Duke of Hastings, Simon Bassett. In the novel, The Duke and I, Duke Simon and his best friend sister, Daphne, hatch a marriage plan to keep him free from the marriage-focused society they both reside.
As previously stated, the third season of Bridgerton will pick up following the second season’s storyline.
Lord Anthony Bridgerton “intends to dominate the social season” in Season 2, according to Lady Whistledown. The Viscount Who Loved Me, the second book in the Bridgerton series, switches the attention away from Daphne and the Duke and onto the Duchess’ older brother Anthony Bridgerton, who became Viscount after his father’s unexpected death.
Bridgerton Season 3 Trailer: What can we watch it?
Unfortunately, there has been no trailer nor teaser for the upcoming series. The streaming service will most probably drop the TV show trailer before one month of its premiere. Till then, you can watch the trailer of season 1 and season 2:
Season 1 Trailer: