Move over, Austen, because there’s a replacement scandal-filled costume drama in town, and her name is Bridgerton.
The 19th-century costume drama is that the first series to return from Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix deal. Moreover, together with her Shondaland banner overseeing the series from creator and showrunner Chris Van Dusen.
Suppose you are worried about Rhimes’ influence, which frequently leads to sexy, soapy drama obvious on TV screens. It would be lost now. As she’s moving from ABC to Netflix, well, re-evaluate. Era appropriate costumes used to a voiceover of the unseen Lady Whistledown colorful dress). She promises orchestral opening with strings playing sharply to the flash and flurry of bright.
She promising to share all scandal and intrigue at the guts of a replacement season in Regency London. All of the Rhimes’ and Shondaland, by association trademarks are teased here.
At the same time, curious prospective viewers can expect numerous story threads to be woven into the primary season. However, the first arc will concern the eldest Bridgerton daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor).
She navigates London society’s treacherous waters in hopes of finding a beau. Could that man be the very dashing and single Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page)?
Van Dusen, Betsy Beers, and Rhimes function as executive producers on Bridgerton. The Netflix drama’s first season will contain eight episodes of one-hour each. The episode director’s roster includes:
- Julie Ann Robinson (The Last Song)
- Sheree Folkson (SYFY’s 12 Monkeys)
- Tom Verica (How to urge Away With Murder)
- Alrick Riley (NCIS).
Additionally to Andrews, Page, and Dynevor, the Bridgerton cast includes:
- Jonathan Bailey (Anthony Bridgerton”)
- Nicola Coughlan
- Claudia Jessie
- Ruby Barker
- Adjoa Andoh
- Golda Rosheuvel
- Luke Thompson
- Luke Newton
- Ruby Stokes
- Will Tilston
- Florence Hunt
- Ruth Gemmell
- Bessie Carter
- Harriet Cains
- Polly Walker
- Ben Miller
- Sabrina Bartlett
- Martins Imhangbe
- Lorraine Ashbourne
Bridgerton launches on Netflix on Monday, 25th December. Watch the splendid teaser trailer below.
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