Bridgerton is one of the most popular and watched television series on Netflix—a worldwide famous streaming service. There are two seasons of the series, both of which gained immense success and praise. It was on December 25, 2020, when the first season premiered and the 2nd season was launched on March 25, 2022. Now the fans are curiously waiting for Bridgerton Season 3.
However, before we discuss Bridgerton Season 3 release date, story, and many other things. Let’s get to know a little about the first two seasons of Bridgerton.
An Overview Of Bridgerton
Developed by Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton is a famous American historical fiction-romance TV series on Netflix. The story of Bridgerton is inspired by the book series of the same name written by Julia Quinn.
The plot of the series moves around the story of the 8 close-knit siblings of the dignified and influential Bridgerton family – Anthony, Colin, Benedict, Daphne, Francesca, Eloise, Gregory, and Hyacinth. The story of the series is set against the background of the Regency era where all 8 siblings navigate the highly rich society of London to search for true love, enclosed by friends and foes alike.
The series features some well-known celebrities from the entertainment industry, including Adjoa Andoh, Lorraine Ashbourne, Jonathan Bailey, Ruby Barker, Sabrina Bartlett, Harriet Cains, and Bessie Carter just to name a few. From an excellent story to a talented star cast, an amazing screenplay, and beautiful locations, all make Bridgerton a must-watch series on Netflix.
The series became a big hit worldwide and earned a lot of awards and nominations. As already mentioned, there are 2 seasons each having 8 episodes.
It may come as a surprise to many people to know that the second season of Bridgerton created many new records.
Yes, you read that right!
As per Nielsen Media Research, season 2 became the most-watched television series on the U.S. television screens for 3 successive weeks. That’s not all! The 2nd season gained a whopping 193 million viewing hours in its opening weekend, making it the biggest opening for any English series on Netflix at the time.
It even became one of the most-watched English TV series on Netflix. Now all the eyes are on Bridgerton Season 3. Fans eagerly want to know what the new season brings for the audience. Keep reading to know about Bridgerton season 3.
An Overview Of Bridgerton Season 3
It was in April 2021 when the 3rd and 4rth seasons of the series were renewed. The story of the first two seasons followed the order of the book series. However, this is not the case with the 3rd season.
If reports are to be believed, the plot of season 3 will be inspired by Julia Quinn’s 4th novel named Romancing Mister Bridgerton. The story will focus on the love life of Colin. For the 3rd and 4th seasons, Jess Brownell will serve as writer, replacing Van Dusen.
Season 3 Story
Every season of Bridgerton narrates the story of the love and romance life of different members of the Bridgerton family. Just like the previous two seasons, even season 3 will focus on the love story and romance of Colin Bridgerton and Lady Penelope Featherington.
Season 3 Cast Members
In April 2022, it was confirmed that Bailey and Ashley would make a comeback with season 3 as Viscount and Viscountess Bridgerton. As heads of the family, they will be seen examining their married relationship and other responsibilities.
There is even news of Hannah Dodd playing the role of Francesca Bridgerton and replacing Ruby Stokes for the third season. It was reported that due to some conflicts, Ruby left the series. Also, Chandran will not be playing the role of Edwina for the season.
It was in July 2022, when new cast members, including Daniel Francis, Sam Phillips, and James Phoon were signed for the third season.
Later, Hannah New became part of the season as Lady Tilley Arnold.
And in January 2023, Dynevor mentioned that she will not be part of the third season, however, she will make a comeback in the future.
Talking about the filming, the principal photography of the 3rd season started in July 2022 and was completed in March 2023.
Bridgerton Season 3 Release Date
Netflix has not yet announced the release date for the most awaited Bridgerton season 3. However, as per some sources, the series is expected to be released at the end of 2023 or maybe during the Fall or Winter season.
It won’t be surprising even if the series will be released on Christmas.
Are you excited about Bridgerton season 3 on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below! Till then grab a bucket of popcorn and coke and enjoy watching the first two seasons with your nears and dears.