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What to expect from “Bridgerton” Season 3

After Season 2 Slowburn Romance, the next Bridgerton brothers are ready for the end of the fairy tale.

Well, another Bridgerton brother found them happily ever since. But where does it leave the rest of the family in the regency?

Following the stunning Season 2 “Bridgerton” finale, we can’t help wondering which brothers will feel the love puncture wounds coming to Season 3 (see what they did there). ..

[Editor’s Note: A spoiler alert, of sorts. The below recaps the book “An Offer From A Gentleman,” which will reportedly be the inspiration for Season 3.]

1. Where did Season 2 stop?

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The second season of episode 8 ended with Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) having a blissful time with Kate (Simone Ashley). His friend Penelope Featherington (Nikola Coughlan) is behind the gossip rug of the ferocious Lady Whistle Down. The secret friendship between Eloise and printer assistant Theo (Column Lynch) was also shattered. At the behest of Julia Quinn, you have to wait until the fifth season. The novel on which Shonda Rhimes’s series is based — seeing Eloise find love, it’s still a devastating blow.

Meanwhile, Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) continued to drive away the bad guys against the Featherington family as Penelope pinned him, while Lady Portia Featherington (Polly Walker) was more ominous. I have a plan. When Colin will reportedly not land in the “Bridgerton” spotlight until Season 4.

So where does it leave Season 3? Keep scrolling to find out.

2. Luke Thompson, where Benedict Bridgerton (probably) leads the series

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After joining the artist’s swapping club in Season 1 and regaining his love for painting in Season 2, Benedict Bridgerton (Luke Thompson) finally settles in the third “Bridgerton”.

Thompson is ready for the lead actor’s love scene, thanks to a mix in the Season 2 set. Co-star Cofran revealed to the Daily Mail that Thompson was mistakenly assigned a personal trainer to prepare for the nude scene. It was the person that Luke Newton of the set took off. Thompson later joked to the London Times, and I think he didn’t get sick “because of the ass scene.”

And the mystery of Benedict will definitely be unleashed in the third season. “There are a few question marks when it comes to Benedict. As an actor, that’s great,” Thompson told Hondaland. He will soon reveal the character little by little, rather than showing the audience who he is. “

3. But showrunner Chris Van Dusen may shake things …

Chris Van Dusen revealed to Entertainment Tonight that the third season could deviate from Julia Quinn’s novel and perhaps first pivot to another Bridgerton brother.

“I can’t say or talk about anything after this season. [but] It has always been my goal to focus on the different Bridgerton brothers each season. It is a well-known fact that there are eight Bridgerton brothers. Each of those eight Bridgerton brothers tells a romance story for them all. “

Executive producer Shonda Rhimes said the third book was “not always in order,” but VanDusen admitted that Benedict would be the lead actor.

“I love Benedict’s story. I love his story and all my brothers, all these characters for different reasons. They all offer new things. It’s really fascinating for a project like this. I think it was the fact that we were able to tell these endless love stories and shift focus from season to season. “

4. Shonda Rhimes confirms that Season 3 is already underway

Netflix mega-producer Rhimes has revealed that the Season 3 script is currently in production. Rhimes states that the “Bridgerton” team is “a little more creative” and “already working on creating Season 3.”

“It’s already in progress and you’ll see. Give it time,” Rhimes summarized in Entertainment Tonight.

5. If you’re following a book, Season 3 is the latest take on “Cinderella”

Bridgerton.  (From left to right) In episode 207 of Bridgerton, Florence Emilia Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton, Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton, Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton. , Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton.  © 2022

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Quinn’s third novel, The Gentleman’s Offer, introduces a new character, Sophie Beckett, who is expected to captivate her path in Benedict’s mind. Sophie is an illegitimate daughter of Count Penwood, but has been forced to work as her servant for her, her evil stepmother, Alaminta.

Even though Sophie knows who her true father is, the Count only accepts her as his “ward.” Alaminta and her two vicious daughters threaten Sophie and make her live with them because of a loophole in the will of her Count. If Alaminta allows Sophie to stay until she is 20 years old, she will receive a much larger allowance.

According to the official outline of the novel, Sophie sneaks into the famous masquerade of the Bridgerton family, where he meets Benedict, but the Bridgerton heirs do not know who Sophie is and set out to find her. To do.

6. The third season spans many years

Bridgerton. Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton in Episode 204 of Bridgerton.  Cr. Liam Daniel / Netflix © 2022

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To contrast both Season 1 and Season 2, the third book shows that Benedict has been looking for Sophie for over two years. He vowed to marry until he found a mysterious soulmate. Meanwhile, Sophie was forced to work as her maid after the Count’s death. Benedict rescues her from the unwanted progress of her employer’s son and instead hires Sophie for her mother, but that she’s the same woman she’s been chasing since the ball. Do not know.

As Benedict and Sophie become more compatible, he is torn apart to fall for her: Should Benedict continue his masquerade fantasy or calm down for Sophie? There seem to be many hurdles for young couples.

7. Enter another love triangle

As a temporary solution, Benedict asks Sophie to become a mistress while looking for a “worthy” wife. Eventually, like a novel, Benedict falls into Sophie and gives up on the quest for a mysterious woman. But when he plays the game, he hides and explores with his family, seeing Sophie blindfold her, and the dream woman was (literally) always in front of him. Notice.

8. Lady Whistle Down thanks Benedict’s Happy End

Bridgerton (from left to right) Nicola Coughlan at Penelope Featherington, Bessie Carter at Prudence Featherington, Harriet Cains at Filipa Featherington, Bridgerton Episode 10, Liam Daniel / Netflix © 2020

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Of course, there is nothing simple in the “Bridgerton” story. The book includes forcing Sophie to resign as Benedict feels betrayed. Her stepmom reappears, accusing her of being her thief, and Sophie is arrested. Sophie was free and proved her innocence thanks to Posey, one of her sister-in-law. In addition to her fairy tale finale, Sophie learned that her Count left her a large dowry.

Benedict and Sophie get married, have four children, and join the up-and-coming next-generation Bridgerton family.

There are no announcements of the third season casting of “Bridgerton”, but readers, we will report first.

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