Shonda Rhimes, Julia Quinn Team for ‘Bridgerton’ Prequel Book

This is fantastic news! The novel will be based on Rhimes’ spinoff original series that will chronicle the rise of Queen Charlotte. Author Julia Quinn and Shonda Rhimes are teaming for a Bridgerton prequel novel. Avon Books, an imprint of the William Morrow Group at HarperCollins, has acquired North American rights to a collaborative novel written by Bridgerton author Quinn and Rhimes, who executive produces the … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes, Julia Quinn Team for ‘Bridgerton’ Prequel Book

‘Bridgerton’ Fans, This S2 Scene Gave a Big Sneak Peek of Queen Charlotte’s Prequel

Bridgerton fans, happenings about the “ton” are heating up, indeed. Feast your eyes upon the latest news abuzz: Our favorite Netflix period drama is getting its very own epilogue. The regency show inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels entranced viewers with the glamorous London social scene and the esteemed members within, including the show’s namesake family. Now, the Bridgerton-verse is ready to expand in a different … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Fans, This S2 Scene Gave a Big Sneak Peek of Queen Charlotte’s Prequel

‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff Finds Its Young Queen Charlotte

This is going to be fantastic!! And Shonda ‘best‘ not mess it up! ~ V The Shonda Rhimes-penned prequel has cast India Amarteifio as the young monarch along with a host of other roles. Netflix’s Bridgerton spinoff focused on the younger Queen Charlotte has filled out its cast — including the role of the young monarch. India Amarteifio (Line of Duty) will play the younger … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff Finds Its Young Queen Charlotte

Shonda Rhimes on Creating Hit TV at Netflix, ‘Inventing Anna’ and Whether Regé-Jean Page Will Ever Return to ‘Bridgerton’

These are among the many reasons Rhimes has been selected as Variety’s Show Woman of the Year. Shonda Rhimes has launched TV superstars before — such as the entire cast of “Grey’s Anatomy,” led by Ellen Pompeo. But even she was caught off guard by the uproar earlier this year when Netflix and her company Shondaland announced that Regé-Jean Page, everyone’s favorite duke, was leaving … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes on Creating Hit TV at Netflix, ‘Inventing Anna’ and Whether Regé-Jean Page Will Ever Return to ‘Bridgerton’

Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Inventing Anna’ Will Premiere on Netflix in February

“Inventing Anna” — the first show Shonda Rhimes has written for Netflix, and the first show she’s created since “Scandal” made its debut in 2012 — will premiere in February. “Inventing Anna” follows the massive success of “Bridgerton,” which Rhimes and her company Shondaland executive produced. S2 of “Bridgerton” will also premiere in 2022. In May 2018, when Rhimes read Jessica Pressler’s New York Magazine … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Inventing Anna’ Will Premiere on Netflix in February

Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

In case you and 82 million others have forgotten how we spent last year’s festive break, a one-word reminder: Bridgerton. As Netflix crowns the Regency romp its most-watched series, Netflixbows to Netflix, the man behind its dashing Duke Of Hastings, who rises next to meet the Russo brothers in the streamer’s biggest-budget blockbuster yet He tells me a story, which his publicist later sends a … Continue reading Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

‘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

“Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

Jen was saying how grateful and fortunate she feels and I always like to point out that men never feel grateful or fortunate to be in the positions they are in. Men feel like they earned the right to be in the room. So, I like to say I don’t feel grateful or fortunate to be here. I earned my right to be here. I … Continue reading “Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

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

Shonda Rhimes Sets Ninth Netflix Show: Anthology ‘Notes on Love’

The episodic series will feature such writers as Norman Lear, Steve Martin and Diane Warren, among others. Amazon may have Modern Love, but Netflix has Notes on Love. The streamer on Tuesday announced the ninth show from prolific showrunner Shonda Rhimes: the individual episodic series Notes on Love. Picked up straight to series, the project explores the unexpected-life-changing, euphoric, hilarious, surreal and all-consuming places where … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Sets Ninth Netflix Show: Anthology ‘Notes on Love’

Shonda Rhimes Unveils Slate of Eight Netflix Series

Nearly a year after sending shockwaves through the TV community with her move to Netlfix, Shonda Rhimes has unveiled the full slate of eight series she is currently working on for the streaming giant. In addition to the previously announced take on New York Magazine story “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People,” Rhimes (who will pen the Delvey drama) is working on seven … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Unveils Slate of Eight Netflix Series