‘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

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

‘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 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