- Film & TV
- 21 Jan 21
Season one of the period-set romantic drama is projected to be viewed in 63 million households since its release on Christmas Day.
The season 2 return of hit period drama Bridgerton has been confirmed on Netflix, increasing anticipation for the show's future following its December 25th premiere.
The hugely popular show starred Derry Girls actress Nicola Coughlan, Phoebe Dynevor and Rege Jean-Page.
The announcement was made on Thursday in a note purportedly from Julie Andrews' character, Lady Whistledown, who wrote:
"The ton are abuzz with the latest gossip, and so it is my honour to impart to you:
"Bridgerton shall officially return for a second season. I do hope you have stored a bottle of ratafia for this most delightful occasion.
"The incomparable cast of Bridgerton will return to production in the Spring of 2021. This author has been reliably informed that Lord Anthony Bridgerton intends to dominate the social season. I will have my pen ready to report on any and all of his romantic activities.
"However, gentle reader, before you set the comments section alight with requests for more sordid details, know that I am disinclined to report on the particulars at this time. Patience, after all, is a virtue."
Prepare for another social season. Bridgerton is returning for season two, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/yqapEULKz4
— Bridgerton (@bridgerton) January 21, 2021
Season two of Bridgerton will focus on Anthony, the eldest of the Bridgerton boys.
The second of Julia Quinn's books, The Viscount Who Loved Me, follows Anthony's quest to find a suitable bride, meaning that his relationship with Sienna Rosso is seemingly over.
According to the novel's blurb: “The season has opened for the year of 1814, and there is little reason to hope that we will see any noticeable change from 1813. The ranks of society are once again filled with Ambitious Mamas, whose only aim is to see their Darling Daughters married off to Determined Bachelors.
"Discussion amongst the Mamas fingers Lord Bridgerton as this year’s most eligible catch, and indeed, if the poor man’s hair looks ruffled and windblown, it is because he cannot go anywhere without some young miss batting her eyelashes with such vigour and speed as to create a breeze of hurricane force."