Bridgerton Renewed For Seasons 3 and 4, Confirms Netflix
Bridgerton season one was a massive hit, and owing to its success, the makers decided to renew the show for another season. It was just a month back when the makers had announced that the show will be returning with Season Two. The cast had started shooting for the show last week, and the audience was introduced to four new characters from the show as well. But while the second season is still in production, Netflix has confirmed that the Bridgerton will renew for another two seasons.
Netflix seems to be quite impressed with the response that the show has got and is planning for Bridgerton Season 3 and 4. “Bridgerton swept us off our feet. The creative team, led by Shonda, knew the material and delivered a beautiful, emotional, romantic drama for our members. They have some exciting plans for the future, and we think audiences will continue to swoon for this show. We’re planning to be in the Bridgerton business for a long time to come,” Bela Bajaria, VP global TV at Netflix, said in a statement.
Shonda Rhimes, who is one of the executive producers of the show, said that the faith shown by the team at Netflix is a huge validation for the Bridgerton team. “This two-season pickup is a strong vote of confidence in our work, and I feel incredibly grateful to have partners as collaborative and creative as Netflix. Betsy and I are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue bringing the world of Bridgerton to a worldwide audience,” Rhimes said in a statement.
Talking about the new characters that will be introduced in Bridgerton Season 2, Charithra Chandran, Shelley Conn, Calam Lynch, and Rupert Young are all set to star in the new season of the popular Shondaland series. According to Variety, Chandran will essay the role of Edwina Sharma, who has been taught by her older sister Kate to be the perfect debutante. The actress’ character is kind-natured and endlessly endearing. She will be looking for ‘a true love match’ in the new season.
As for Conn, she will be seen essaying the role of Mary Sharma. She is newly returned to London with her daughters and is forced to face people scrutinying her all the time. Lynch will play Theo Sharpe while Young will play Jack. Theo is an intellectual, hardworking printer’s assistant while Jack is the newest member of the ton. He has a connection to one of the most notable families.