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(Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Bridgerton" Season 1 through its finale.) Netflix's "Bridgerton" has been a hit for the streaming service since the Shonda Rhimes-produced romance series debuted on Christmas Day. But the show has yet to be renewed for Season 2. So while you sit around waiting for that second-season pick-up, TheWrap is here to give you some insight into what those potential episodes might be about. As you might know, the first season of "Bridgerton" was adapted by series creator Chris Van Dusen from author Julia Quinn's novel, "The Duke and I," which follows the love story of Daphne Bridgerton (played by Phoebe Dynevor on the series) and Sim
is making the leap to Saturday Night Live!
The breakout Bridgerton actor is set to host on Feb. 20, with musical guest, the popular sketch series announced after this weekend's episode, which was hosted by .
Page's debut hosting gig comes after the star, who plays heartthrob Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, on the Netflix period drama,for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series. He was also recognized with a nod by the NAACP Image Awards.
The Feb. 20 show will be Bad Bunny's first time as SNL musical guest. He is, including best Latin pop or urban album.
Bridgerton's Kathryn Drysdale on Jonathan Bailey Taking Lead in Season 2: 'He's Going to Be Mega'
On Thursday, Netflix confirmed the cast will be returning to production in the spring to film a second season with Lord Anthony Bridgerton's "romantic activities" dominating "the social season"On Thursday morning, Netflix officially announced their smash hit Bridgerton will return for a second season — and Lord Anthony Bridgerton's love story will be front and center.
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Aside from playing the brooding Duke of Hastings on Bridgerton, Page hasand has credits dating back to 2004, only recently beginning to grace American TV with his talent and charm. He has appeared in movies like Mortal Engines and limited series like 2016's Roots.
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He also stars as drummer Chico Sweetney in Amazon Prime's film Sylvie's Love, which co-stars Tessa Thompson, Eva Longoria, Aja Naomi King and Nnamdi Asomugha.
Reacting to his recent SAG Award nomination for Bridgerton, Page: "There's something extra special about being seen by your peers. Bravo team Bridgerton, for being seen as among the very finest of the world's collective companies of peerless players!"
SNL airs Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
‘Bridgerton’ Gets New Intimacy Coordinators As Regé-Jean Page Reprises His Famous Character On ‘SNL’ .
With Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page as host, evoking the hugely popular Netflix series on Saturday Night Live was inevitable. After Page channeled his Simon Basset character in the opening monologue while trying to convince viewers that “he’s just a normal guy” and nothing like the Duke, the British-Zimbabwean actor reprised the Bridgerton character in a skit later in the show.