Netflix Approves Second Season Of Hit Series 'Bridgerton'
With a curious statement, Netflix announced the production of a second season of the popular series Bridgerton, one of the biggest successes of the platform in recent months. According to Deadline, the new season of the Shonda Rhimes project will be based on the book The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn.
It's about time. After the series Bridgerton took Netflix by storm as one of its greatest hits since its premiere in December last year, the streaming platform gave in to the requests of millions of fans of the novel series and announced the approval of new episodes with the production company of Shonda Rhimes. Through a curious statement written from the perspective of "Lady Whistledown", the streaming giant who is home to series like Stranger Things and The Crown, announced that Bridgerton will return for a second season soon.
Netflix approves the production of the second season of Bridgerton
A video and a singular statement written by "Lady Whistledown" herself served to confirm the return of the popular series Bridgerton with a second season that will begin production this year.
"The ton are abuzz with the latest gossip, and so it is my honor 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," reads the letter sent by the character played by Julie Andrews.
"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," the letter continued.
This is what the second season of Bridgerton will look like
With the publication of the letter, Netflix also confirmed one of the big rumors that haunted the now-confirmed second season of Bridgerton.
According to Deadline, the letter from "Lady Whistledown" would corroborate that the new chapters of the series will be based on the book The Viscount Who Loved Me, the second title in the literary series of Bridgerton written by Julia Quinn and first volume focused on "Anthony" (Jonathan Bailey), the older brother of the Bridgerton dynasty.
The site also reported that the production of the series is already looking for the actress who will play "Kate Sheffield", a new character who will become the love interest of "Lord Bridgerton."
Production is expected to begin in London in 2021. We can't wait!