Bridgerton Season 1 just landed on Netflix and it’s really taken the world by storm, and fans are now demanding to know when Season 2 of this new show will be released. I’m pretty sure given how popular the first season has been, Netflix will greenlight Bridgerton Season 2 pretty soon.
What was Bridgerton Season 1 all about?
Before we get started on what could happen in the future of the show and when Bridgerton Season 2 could be released on Netflix, I think it’s always a good idea to go over the first season’s plot. So, here goes:
From Shondaland and Creator Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto Regency London’s competitive marriage market. Hoping to follow in her parent’s footsteps and find a match sparked by true love, Daphne’s prospects initially seem to be unrivalled. But as her older brother begins to rule out her potential suitors, the high society scandal sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown casts aspersions on Daphne. Enter the highly desirable and rebellious Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page), committed bachelor and the catch of the season for the debutantes’ mamas. Despite proclaiming that they want nothing the other has to offer, their attraction is undeniable and sparks fly as they find themselves engaged in an increasing battle of wits while navigating society’s expectations for their future.
Are we going to get a Bridgerton Season 2 on Netflix?
Bridgerton was created by Chris Van Dusen and is produced by Shonda Rhimes, who was the showrunner—creator, head writer, and executive producer—of the television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Bridgerton is based on the books by Julia Quinn.
There are nine books in total, therefore there’s more than enough material to adapt for this new Netflix show. Therefore, I’m pretty certain that Netflix would have already given the greenlight to Season 2. However, they won’t reveal Bridgerton Season 2’s release date until the very last minute possible. That’s just how Netflix works.
I’m almost 100% sure that we’re going to see Bridgerton Season 2 sometime in 2021 or the beginning of 2022. Given the fact that productions have been slowed down to the Coronavirus pandemic, it might take them a little while longer to make the second season.
When could Bridgerton Season 2’s release be?
Meanwhile, one of the stars of Bridgerton Season 1, Nicola Coughlan, has already opened up about whether Season 2 will get the greenlight from Netflix, telling Variety the following:
We all really hope [it will be renewed]. It’s a real joy to make and the response has been beyond our wildest dreams. But until the Netflix gods come down and bless us, we don’t know. If it goes the way the books go, logically Season 2 would be more about Anthony Bridgerton’s story and I’d love that because it would make the show so fresh and a totally different perspective. Anthony’s such a different character to Daphne.
She also added what could happen with her character, Penelope Featherington could be getting up to in Bridgerton Season 2:
The only things are things I’ve surmised myself. Surely she’d be quite rich, because the first Whistledown newsletter was free but then she starts charging, so it fascinates me to think she’s the only independently wealthy woman in the ton at the time. She’s making her own money. But it’s like, what is she doing with it? Where is it going? I also don’t know who’s taking over the Featherington estate. Does Colin go away? How long is he gone for? Eloise coming out in society, what would that mean?
Fingers crossed Netflix will get things moving pretty quickly on Bridgerton Season 2. Again, I’m pretty sure it’s happening. I would be shocked if Netflix opts not to renew the show which is quickly becoming one of the TV hits of 2020.
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