‘Bridgerton’ S2 First Look Introduces New Character Kate Sharma

Whoo-hoo, I cannot wait!!! ~ V “Bridgerton” fans may not have Regé-Jean Page (aka Simon, the Duke of Hastings) to drool over, but Netflix is promising that they’ll be swept off their feet in Season 2— this time, by a romance between Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley). The “Sex Education” star and Bailey promised during a Tudum panel that, in spite of all … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ S2 First Look Introduces New Character Kate Sharma

‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff a Go at Netflix

Shonda Rhimes will pen the script for the limited series about Queen Charlotte while Jess Brownell will join the flagship series as showrunner for seasons three and four. Netflix is not wasting any time in expanding the world of its mega-hit Bridgerton. The streaming giant has handed out a series order for an untitled spinoff focusing on the origin story of Queen Charlotte (played in … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff a Go at Netflix

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

The Shondaland duo on Bridgerton mania, building a streaming slate, and their 19-year partnership. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers had no clue if Bridgerton would hit or flop on Netflix. “I was holding my breath, because I’m always holding my breath about everything,” Rhimes admitted last week. “Like are we going to stay straight-A students?” The cheeky costume drama, based on Julia Quinn’s Regency-era romance … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

I am the highest-paid showrunner in television. Three years into her groundbreaking deal and with her first projects finally arriving, the uber writer-producer talks about meeting her own high expectations and a newfound passion for her work: “Now I just want to enjoy this.” Shonda Rhimes was tired of the battles. She was producing some 70 hours of annual television in 256 territories; she was … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

Bridgerton drops first look photos, reveals release date

Netflix has finally issued our invitation to the ball. Bridgerton follows the lives of the eight titular Bridgerton siblings, a wealthy family living in Regency England. Season 1 is based largely on Quinn’s first novel in the series, The Duke and I, tracking the story of Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), as she embarks on a fake courtship with Simon, the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page). Beset by influence … Continue reading Bridgerton drops first look photos, reveals release date