Netflix Confirms Bridgerton Will Be Back for Season Two

Brenda Watkins
January 24, 2021

Bridgerton fans can breathe a sigh of relief after Netflix announced a second season of the steamy Netflix show.

Based on the "Bridgerton" series of books by author Julia Quinn, the Netflix adaptation, in collaboration with Shondaland, has been a massive hit with viewers, raking in almost 63 million views, in fact.

The OTT platform has given its nod to a second season renewal of the period drama which has Shonda Rhimes as its executive producer.

As per the latest update, Lord Anthony Bridgerton, played by Jonathan Bailey, will "dominate the social season".

Season one of Bridgerton was all about the eldest Bridgerton daughter Daphne's (Phoebe Dynevor) journey to finding love and marriage, which all remarkably occurred with the same man, Simon Basset (Rege-Jean Paige.) According to Lady Whistledown herself, season two will change spotlights, with a focus primarily on the eldest Bridgerton son Anthony's own love story. The streaming giant made the announcement with a short clip, featuring scenes from the first season, that concluded with the caption "Second 2 is coming".

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"We are going to be starting filming in the spring in London and we're all so excited, I know the cast cannot wait to get back to it and neither can I". I will have my pen ready to report on any and all of his romantic activities.

Since we don't have more details on the awaited season and "patience, after all, is a virtue", we're leaving you with some of our favourite season 1 BTS shots shared by the cast.

After deciding to find a wife, while determined not to fall in love with whoever he chooses to be his bride, Anthony sets his sights on Edwina Sheffield, only to realise that he needs her older sister Kate's approval to win her hand. "If I get to fall in love vicariously through him. then that's going to be wonderful", Bailey said in a December interview with Decider. "But I'm so excited to meet her!"

"We have a bunch of new characters we are going to be introducing", Van Dusen said in an interview on Today with Hoda and Jenna. But heading into season two, showrunner Chris Van Dusen has confirmed Anthony's love life will play an even bigger part. Each one of Quinn's novels focuses on a different character.

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