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Entertainment Bridgerton Cast Teases Season 2 at SAG Awards — and If the Storyline Will Follow the Book Series

04:45  05 april  2021
04:45  05 april  2021 Source:   people.com

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 2nd season The series adaptation of Julia Quinn's "Bridgerton" novels produced by "Grey's Anatomy" maker Shonda Rhimes had 82 million views on even "The Witcher" in the first four weeks after release and thus the previous series leader of the streaming service in the shadows. So it's no wonder that Netflix quickly commissioned a second season - and it doesn't hesitate for long.

Perhaps the Screen Actors Guild should be renamed the Screen Abbreviated Guild. Sunday’s 27th annual SAG Awards , honoring the top performances in television and movies, will be a gloriously short program, wrapping up in just one hour, starting at 9 p.m. on TNT and TBS. The pretaped April 4 show — a potential barometer for the Oscars later this month — will feature appearances by a long list of 2021 nominees, including Riz Ahmed, Sterling K. Brown, Viola Davis, Daveed Diggs, Ethan Hawke, Dan Levy and Jason Sudeikis. Other A-list talent who will pepper the broadcast include Lily Collins

SAG Awards 2021: Bridgeton star Florence Hunt is the picture of elegance in a ruffled wine red gown as she prepares for the virtual event. Family: The first series of Bridgerton focused on Daphne's search for love while also introducing viewers to her siblings. After being neglected by the Golden Globes Bridgerton earned two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. The drama series was recognised for ensemble cast in a drama series and Regé-Jean Page was singled out with a nod for male actor in a drama series .

There's a lot to look forward to as Bridgerton heads into its second season.

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Series stars and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees Luke Thompson, Will Tilston, Florence Hunt and Polly Walker teased what's to come while speaking with Jeremy Parsons and Janine Rubenstein, hosts of PEOPLE, EW & TNT's Awards pre-show, ahead of Sunday's telecast.

"With all the books and the relationships in the series, I think [author] Julia Quinn has always been sort of saying the books are the starting point and the writers can have fun around it," said Thompson, who plays Benedict Bridgerton. "Yes, [season 2 will follow] the book in the sense that it is Anthony Bridgerton's love story. ... The main structure is the book, yes, but the writers are also having fun with it, like all the other departments are."

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On the awards front, the cast of “Bridgerton” is nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance in an ensemble in a drama series , while Page is also nominated for a SAG Award for his individual performance. Shondaland boss Shonda Rhimes posted a tribute to the Netflix’s “Bridgerton” has been a hit for the streaming service since the Shonda Rhimes-produced romance series debuted on Christmas Day. And following the April 2 announcement that star Rege-Jean Page will not appear in the show’s upcoming second season , TheWrap thought we’d give all of

The actor, 32, added, "There are always adjustments and twists and changes, so I'm sure that will carry on."

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Hunt, 14, who plays Hyacinth Bridgerton, added that series creator Chris Van Dusen is "amazing" and, and as a result, "will do something amazing" with the source material for season 2.

The stars of the hit Netflix show are up for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series at the SAG Awards on Sunday. Additionally, Regé-Jean Page is up for best actor in a drama series.

Bridgerton premiered to rave reviews from fans and critics alike last December. Based on Quinn's book series of the same name, season 1 of the period drama followed Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) as she struggled to find love following her debut in London high society. With the help of Simon Basset (Page), she hatched up a plan to attract more potential suitors.

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The first series had a strong focus on the love story of the Duke of Hastings, played by Regé-Jean, and Daphne Bridgerton, played by Phoebe Dynevor. Bridgerton was officially been renewed by Netflix for series 2 in January and will focus on Anthony Bridgerton's, played by Jonathan Bailey, quest to find a wife. Our incredibly creative and generous cast , crew, outstanding fans - it's all been beyond anything I could have imagined.' Signing off his message, he added: 'The love is real and will just keep growing.' MailOnline has contacted both Regé-Jean and Netflix for further comment.

The actor , 31, was seen carrying luggage out to his driver wearing a form-fitting grey T-shirt and a pair of tracksuit bottoms in north Hollywood on Friday. It comes after Rege-Jean revealed he was never planning to return to the period drama for its second series as it was confirmed his character won't The screen star, who is rumoured to be in the shortlist to play the next Bond, was also sporting a face mask and carried a black rucksack on his back. The outing came hours after the news broke that he won't be returning to Bridgerton for a second series , which was confirmed earlier this year.

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Netflix renewed Bridgerton for a second season in January. The new season will follow Lord Anthony Bridgerton, played by Jonathan Bailey, as he attempts to find a wife. Simone Ashley has been cast as his love interest, Kate Sharma.

"It's just so lovely to be back and to have a job after this year. It's been quite a year," Thompson said during Sunday's pre-show. "So it's brilliant. It's nice to throw ourselves back in and see everyone again. And after everything that's happened, it's been really [good]. We've had a read-through [of the season with the cast]. It's just lovely to see everyone."

But one beloved star will be noticeably absent. On Friday, Netflix announced that Page, 31, will not return for season 2. His costar Dynevor, however, will reprise her role.

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For the big award of the night, for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Minari, One Night in Miami and The Trial of the Chicago 7 are nominated. The late Chadwick Boseman is nominated individually twice, for Male Actor in a Leading Role (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) and Supporting Role (Da 5 Bloods). Here are all the important dates remaining for the 2021 awards season . Meanwhile, watch the video below for the best moments from last year's SAG Awards .

TV Series Finale. Bridgerton: Season Two ; Why Rege-Jean Page Isn’t Returning to the Netflix Series . Bridgeton ’s Regé-Jean Page will not return for season 2 . Bridgerton breakout star Regé-Jean Page will not be appearing in the Netflix show's second season, as his storyline has wrapped up.

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"The ride of a lifetime. It's been an absolute pleasure and a privilege to be your Duke," Page wrote on Instagram. "Joining this family — not just on screen, but off screen too. Our incredibly creative and generous cast, crew, outstanding fans — it's all been beyond anything I could have imagined. The love is real and will just keep growing."

PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly & TNT's Screen Actors Guild Awards pre-show is airing Sunday from 5-6 p.m. PT/8-9 p.m. ET on PEOPLE.com. The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air from 6-7 p.m. PT/9-10 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS.

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