For all and all Bridgerton and Regé-Jean Page fans this will be sad news, because this Friday it was announced that the actor will not return to the second season of the series.
Through social networks, “Lady Whistledown” wrote a letter in which he said that the actor will not play the role of the Duke of HastingsHowever, everything seems to indicate that the other stars will continue in the series.
Dear readers. As all attention is focused on the search for the Viscountess for Anthony Birdgerton, we must say goodbye to Regé-Jean Page, who triumphantly played the Duke of Hastings. We will miss Simon’s on-screen presence, he will always be part of the Bridgerton family.
Daphne will continue to be a devoted wife and sister, helping her brother navigate the social season and what comes with it. We will return with more intrigue and romance than you, my readers, can bear, ”wrote streaming platform Netflix.
For his part, from his Instagram account, Regé-Jean Page confirmed the sad news that he will not return for the second season of Bridgerton.
Also, the 31-year-old actor, originally from London, said that it was an absolute pleasure and that he will always be part of the family of this project based on the Julia Quinn’s eponymous book.
The first season of Bridgerton followed the romance between Simon, the Duke of Hastings, and Daphne.
Season 2 has been confirmed to follow Bridgerton’s eldest son Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) on his quest for love.
According to the Deadline site, Regé-Jean Page was only hired for one season of the show, as his role is not relevant in the second season.
Recently, Luke Newton, who plays Colin Bridgerton, confirmed that production on the second season has yet to begin.