Rege-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor star in Netflix’s “Bridgerton.”
Lady Whistledown has an enormous announcement for followers of Netflix’s “Bridgerton.” The Shondaland collection created by Chris Van Dusen is getting a second season.
On Thursday, Van Dusen made the reveal on NBC’s “TODAY,” saying the subsequent season will focus extra on Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s romantic endeavors and can introduce new characters.
The present, set in 1813, relies on the novels by Julia Quinn and consciously takes some license with historical past. The first season, which premiered on Christmas Day, centered on Daphne Bridgerton and her tumultuous marriage to the Duke of Hastings. Anthony is Daphne’s older brother.
The collection is the primary to launch as a part of Shonda Rhimes’ total cope with the streaming service and is ready to return into manufacturing within the spring. During Netflix’s earnings report Tuesday, the corporate teased that “Bridgerton” had “proven immensely popular” and that the corporate would have “some exciting news” to share later within the week.
The streaming service had beforehand reported that the collection was projected to achieve 63 million households inside the 28 days of its Christmas debut. Netflix’s metrics depend a “viewer” as somebody who spent a minimum of two minutes watching a present or movie.