TV without Bridgerton is like tea without crumpets — positively bland.
And while Netflix is making us wait until 2022 to sink our teeth into the scrumptiousness that will be Season 2, it’s always fun to get whatever delicious tidbits we can. (Lady Whistledown would not only approve, she’d cosign.)
Sadly, Rege-Jean Page will not be returning in the new season as the Duke of Hastings, an announcement that not only broke hearts but made some wonder what the Shonda Rhimes-produced period drama could possibly offer without him. But we do know that part of the reason is because Season 2, much like Julia Quinn’s Book 2, The Viscount Who Loved Me, is based on Anthony Bridgerton (played by Jonathan Bailey), Daphne’s brother. And Phoebe Dynevor, who played Daphne, will be returning in the second season to help her brother find his soulmate.
Here’s what else we know….