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Woman Whistledown pronounces: Regé-Jean Web page will not be returning for Bridgerton’s second season



Regé-Jean Web page as Simon Bassett, Duke of Hastings in Bridgerton.

Photograph: Liam Daniel/Netflix

  • British-Zimbabwean actor Regé-Jean Web page will not be returning to Bridgerton for a second season.
  • Woman Whistledown made the announcement: “We bid adieu to Regé-Jean Web page, who so triumphantly performed the Duke of Hastings.”
  • The heartthrob, who performed a large function within the present’s success, mentioned it was a “pleasure and a privilege” to have been a part of the Netflix hit.

It is with nice disappointment that we’ve to announce that Regé-Jean Web page, the Duke of Hastings, will not be returning for a second season of Shondaland’s hit Netflix collection, Bridgerton

Woman Whistledown made the announcement herself on social media.

“Whereas all eyes flip to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to discover a Viscountess, we bid adieu to Regé-Jean Web page, who so triumphantly performed the Duke of Hastings. We’ll miss Simon’s presence onscreen, however he’ll at all times be a part of Bridgerton household. 

“Daphne will stay a loyal spouse and sister, serving to her brother navigate the upcoming social season and what it has to supply – extra intrigue and romance than many readers might be able to bear.”

The 31-year-old star responded to the announcement on Twitter, saying: “Pleasure and a privilege! An honour to be a member of the household – on and off display screen, solid, crew and unimaginable followers – the love is actual and can simply continue to grow. [sic]”

In accordance with a report by Deadline, Regé-Jean Web page “had solely been contracted for one season, and the plan was at all times for him to solely do Season 1, primarily based on the primary Bridgerton e-book, The Duke And I, sources mentioned. His character can be referenced going ahead although he received’t seem”.

Bridgerton, which has an 89% score on Rotten Tomatoes, is a interval drama collection created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes. It’s primarily based on Julia Quinn’s novels set within the aggressive world of Regency period London’s ton through the season, when debutantes are offered at court docket.

ALSO READ: The ten most romantic moments on Bridgerton


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