New ‘Bridgerton’ Showrunner Explains Why S3 Is Skipping Straight to Penelope and Colin’s Romance

Well . . . This may answer some of your questions about Bridgerton S3. ~ V When Nicola Coughlan announced that “Bridgerton” Season 3 will focus on Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington’s love story, viewers couldn’t help but wonder why the show was straying from the Julia Quinn books it’s based on. While the first two seasons of the Netflix hit followed the books … Continue reading New ‘Bridgerton’ Showrunner Explains Why S3 Is Skipping Straight to Penelope and Colin’s Romance

‘Bridgerton’ Making a Scene Video Series: Directing

“Bridgerton” director Tom Verica walks us through working with multiple departments to film the perfect scene. As we’ve seen throughout our Bridgerton video series, Anthony and Edwina’s wedding in the second season of the Netflix hit is a major set piece with much at stake for our main characters. “A sequence like the wedding is a huge undertaking,” says Tom Verica, the director of episode … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Making a Scene Video Series: Directing

The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: The Women of ‘Bridgerton’

Cast members celebrate the revolutionary depiction of women in the Regency world of “Bridgerton.” The world of Bridgerton is full of complex, brilliant, and dynamic women. It’s a Shondaland series — what else would you expect? In this video, the cast celebrates the multilayered female representation and feminist themes throughout season two via exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with Simone Ashley, Charithra Chandran, Nicola Coughlan, Claudia Jessie, … Continue reading The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: The Women of ‘Bridgerton’

The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Making It in the Ton

The “Bridgerton” cast explains what it takes to survive and thrive in the ton, and how well they might fare should they find themselves among high society. In the world of Shondaland’s hit Netflix series Bridgerton, mixing and mingling amid the ton is the only way to see and be seen in high society — which isn’t as easy as it may sound. Members of … Continue reading The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Making It in the Ton

Bridgerton S2 Explores the Grief of Losing a Parental Figure as a Young Adult

This is an excellent article! ~ V Anthony Bridgerton experienced the death of his father early on in life, and the new season explores the complexities of — and healing from — that loss and grief. Season Two of “Bridgerton” has stark differences from the first: different Bridgerton protagonist, more South Asian representation and less sex, to name a few. But it also surfaces a … Continue reading Bridgerton S2 Explores the Grief of Losing a Parental Figure as a Young Adult

Your Guide to the Vocabulary of ‘Bridgerton,’ from Pall-mall to Promenade

The show’s historian, Hannah Greig, teaches us Regency 101 — including how to spot a rake in the wild. Season two of Bridgerton premiered on March 25, and fans returned to the world of 1814 Mayfair to see watch another happy ending play out, amid matchmaking attempts and plenty of scandal. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels of the same name, the show is set in the Regency … Continue reading Your Guide to the Vocabulary of ‘Bridgerton,’ from Pall-mall to Promenade

Simone Ashley: ‘Bridgerton is empowering women of colour’

Simone Ashley, who plays the fiercely independent Kate Sharma in the new season of Bridgerton, found a lot to relate to in her character – a young woman who doesn’t have time for love and who struggles when she’s confronted with it. “I’m still on that same journey, learning that balance between being serious and brave and headstrong and heartstrong, but also sharing space and … Continue reading Simone Ashley: ‘Bridgerton is empowering women of colour’

Kate Sharma Was Exactly What ‘Bridgerton’ Needed

The series’ latest heroine, played by Simone Ashley, takes the show a step beyond what it was in Season 1. Bridgerton recently made its triumphant return for a second season and with it plenty of new characters to keep things interesting. Even among faces both new and old, Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) stands out starkly. Kate is introduced along with her sister, Edwina (Charithra Chandran), … Continue reading Kate Sharma Was Exactly What ‘Bridgerton’ Needed

Even the Biggest ‘Bridgerton’ Fans Don’t Know These Surprising Facts

A lot of this I already knew; a lot of it, I didn’t. ~ V How much do you really know about Bridgerton? From how many original outfits were created in season 1 (hint: it’s over 4,000!) to who almost played the Duke of Hastings before Regé-Jean Page was cast, these surprising Bridgerton facts are so juicy, they’d even impress Queen Charlotte — and we … Continue reading Even the Biggest ‘Bridgerton’ Fans Don’t Know These Surprising Facts

The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Family

Step into the world of “Bridgerton” to explore the meaning of family in season two. In the world of Bridgerton, family is everything. Love, responsibility, loyalty, dedication, and even wealth and power — they’re all intrinsically tied to the ways that family intersects in all of the lives of the characters of the ton. In this video, we explore those intersections in season two of … Continue reading The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Family

The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Love and Marriage

The cast of “Bridgerton” reveals their thoughts on love and marriage, Regency style. As much as love and marriage are going around among the citizens of the ton, the two don’t always go hand in hand in the world of Shondaland’s hit Netflix show Bridgerton. Just ask Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey), who spends much of season two of the Shondaland series searching for a bride. … Continue reading The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Love and Marriage

The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Queen Charlotte’s Court

It goes without saying that Queen Charlotte plays a significant role in the world of Bridgerton. After all, one look from the mighty monarch can decide one’s fate in an instant. As such, bringing to life such a formidable presence took quite the team. There is, of course, the magnificent Golda Rosheuvel, who plays our good Queen on-screen. But completing the character also took skilled … Continue reading The World of ‘Bridgerton’ Video Series: Queen Charlotte’s Court

Every Remaining Question About Bridgerton S2, Answered

Where’s Francesca? What’s the deal with Sir Philip? And what really happened on that gazebo? Showrunner Chris Van Dusen answers that and more. Bridgerton season 2 has been out for a few weeks, but you wouldn’t know it from the way the internet is behaving. TikTok and Reddit sleuths are still fervently breaking down every scene with the same intensity as Eloise on the hunt … Continue reading Every Remaining Question About Bridgerton S2, Answered