#Roommates, we know you were all devastated when it was confirmed that the Duke of Hastings, Regé-Jean Page, would not be returning for the next season of hit Netflix series ‘Bridgerton’ – but maybe this latest news will be enough About the series from It has just been announced that a spin-off series “Bridgerton” is officially in the works and will focus on the origins of Queen Charlotte.
@Deadline exclusively reports that Netflix continues its commitment to the ‘Bridgerton’ universe after the show was previously extended for a third and fourth season. The streaming service gave fans the news they’ve likely been waiting for as a spin-off of the series has officially been given the go-ahead. Netflix and Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland production company are preparing for a limited edition ‘Bridgerton’ prequel series based on Queen Charlotte’s origins that will bring Shonda back to the author’s seat. The limited series focuses on the rise and love life of young Queen Charlotte, the series’ favorite character.
In addition, the story of the origins of the young Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury will be presented in the forthcoming spin-off. Shonda Rhimes will once again serve as executive producer. Commenting on the new show, she said, “As we continue to expand the world of ‘Bridgerton’, we now have the opportunity to dedicate even more of the Shondaland fold to the ‘Bridgerton’ verse. We’ve worked with Jess Brownell for over a decade and have long wanted to find the right project that she could put into her hands. When it came time to hand over the baton, I knew this unique voice was vital to the future of the show. “
As we previously reported, Netflix renewed its all-time best-rated original series for a third and fourth season ahead of its second season premiere last month. While fans are broken that Regé-Jean Page will no longer be part of the series, Shonda Rhimes is confident they will still love the show and what lies ahead.
“This two-season pickup is a strong vote of confidence in our work, and I’m incredibly grateful to have partners who are as collaborative and creative as Netflix. Betsy and I are very excited to continue to bring the world of ‘Bridgerton’ to a global audience, ”she said of the renewal.
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