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Entertainment 'Bridgerton' received 0 Golden Globe nominations and fans are calling the snub 'beyond comprehension'

03:10  04 february  2021
03:10  04 february  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Adjoa Andoh et al. posing for a picture: © Liam Daniel/Netflix "Bridgerton" is currently streaming on Netflix. Liam Daniel/Netflix
  • The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the 2021 Golden Globes nominees on Wednesday.
  • "Bridgerton" received zero nominations despite being one of the year's most beloved shows.
  • Fans reacted by calling the lack of recognition for the show "beyond comprehension."
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association  (HFPA) announced the nominees for the 78th annual Golden Globes on Wednesday morning, and "Bridgerton" wasn't on the list.

The eight-part series is showrunner Chris Van Dusen's adaptation of Julia Quinn's best-selling romance novels. It invites viewers into a racially inclusive reimagination of London's early 19th-century high-society marriage market.

Bridgerton's Prince Friedrich Look Familiar? Actor Freddie Stroma Also Starred in Harry Potter

  Bridgerton's Prince Friedrich Look Familiar? Actor Freddie Stroma Also Starred in Harry Potter Fans on Twitter are freaking out as they make the connection Stroma, 34, portrayed the arrogant Cormac McLaggen in the sixth film of the franchise, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and also stars as Prince Friedrich of Prussia on Bridgerton. "HOLY S--- THAT PRINCE DUDE FROM BRIDGERTON WAS IN HARRY POTTER HOW DID NEITHER ME OR MY MOM PICK THAT OUT," one fan tweeted. Added another, "Not me just now realizing that the guy that played the prince on Bridgerton also played Cormac McLaggen on Harry Potter." The British actor has also portrayed Adam Cromwell on Lifetime's UnREAL, H.G.

Many expected the hit Netflix show to receive a nod at the Golden Globes, especially since "Bridgerton" recently became the streaming giant's biggest series debut of all time.

The Shonda Rhimes-produced Regency drama also received high marks from critics, earning an 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.

But while other Netflix original series like "Queen's Gambit," "The Crown," and "Ozark" secured nominations, "Bridgerton" was completely shut out.

Fans were both confused and disappointed at the HFPA's lack of recognition for the show, which was renewed for a second season less than a month after its Christmas Day premiere.

Some scoffed at the fact that "Emily in Paris," a Netflix series that critics panned for its unrealistic portrayal of Paris and French culture, scored two nominations while "Bridgerton" received zero.

What a second season of Bridgerton might look like

  What a second season of Bridgerton might look like We break down what the potential plot of a second season of 'Bridgerton' might look like — with input from showrunner Chris Van Dusen Bridgerton viewers who are already familiar with the novels might have been dismayed to see Anthony deeply in love with someone other than Kate in season 1 — namely, opera singer Siena Rosso (Sabrina Bartlett). The unhappy ending to that tryst seems likely to complicate Anthony's story on screen.

"Bridgerton" isn't the only TV show that people felt the HFPA snubbed this year.

They also thought that shows like HBO's "I May Destroy You," Netflix's "Never Have I Ever," and NBC's "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" deserved nominations.

The 78th annual Golden Globes will air on NBC on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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Gallery: Golden Globes 2021 Nominations: Biggest Snubs and Surprises (US Weekly)

Sales of Bridgerton Novels, Which Inspired Hit Show, Have Exploded Since Netflix Premiere

  Sales of Bridgerton Novels, Which Inspired Hit Show, Have Exploded Since Netflix Premiere The first book in the series, The Duke and I, has maintained the number one spot on The New York Times' bestsellers list for three weeks straight . Other novels in the historical romance series aren't far behind. © Provided by People LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page in Bridgerton What does the immense success of both the show and the books mean for fans of the romance genre? Readers can expect more "dazzling" adaptations to come.

Lily Collins, Michaela Coel posing for the camera: It’s never Golden Globes nomination day without a few snubs and surprises. On Wednesday, February 3, Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, set to air on NBC on Sunday, February 28. While Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return for their fourth time to host the event, they will also helm the first-ever bicoastal telecast, as the Russian Doll cocreator, 49, will be live at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles while the 30 Rock creator and star, 50, will host from the Rainbow Room in New York City. Although it’s not yet determined which nominees and winners will show up in person, it’s sure to be a night of surprises just as the nominations were. Netflix’s The Crown led the TV noms with six total nods while Pop TV followed with five nominations for Schitt’s Creek. HBO received four honors while HBO Max landed their first two nods. In an incredible move by the HFPA, 2021 marks the first time ever that more than one female is nominated in the best director category. Chloe Zhao (Nomadland), Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) and Regina King (One Night in Miami) were all honored this year, as well as nominees David Fincher (Mank) and Aaron Sorkin (Trial of the Chicago 7). The last time a woman was nominated in the category was Ava DuVernay for Selma in 2015. Barbra Streisand, who won in 1984 for Yentl, is the only woman to ever take home the best director award at the Globes. Scroll through the list below for some of the biggest surprises and snubs from Wednesday’s announcement.

New leading actress for "Bridgerton" season 2: This is the successor to Phoebe Dynevors Daphne .
The first season " Bridgerton ", which is past "Lupine" and "The Witcher" on number 1 of the most watched Netflix -Series of all time pushed has been a huge success. No wonder that a second season has already been commissioned - but as fans of the book by Julia Quinn know, a new main character duo awaits us in season 2.

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