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‘Bridgerton’ Showrunner Chris Van Dusen on How the Show Launched Anthony and Kate’s “Enemies-to-Lovers” Arc

The second season of Netflix’s Regency-era drama follows the romance between Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley), which begins with this meet-cute in the first episode. “It establishes the main enemies-to-lovers storyline,” says showrunner Chris Van Dusen, who highlights the immediate chemistry and tension between Anthony and Kate upon their first meeting. […]

The ‘Bridgerton’ Family on What Comes Next for Seasons 3 and 4

[This story contains major spoilers for the second season of Netflix’s Bridgerton.] At the end of its long-anticipated second season, fans were left hanging on the edge of their seats for what comes next in Shondaland’s Bridgerton. Season three and four are already confirmed — along with a Queen Charlotte origin story spinoff — and […]

‘Bridgerton’ Star Jonathan Bailey on “the Payoff of the Slow Burn” and What It Means for Future Seasons

The enemies-to-lovers storyline between Viscount Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) has been the talk of the ‘ton since Netflix released the second season of Bridgerton. When the season begins, Anthony is in search of a wife — not true love — and Kate is looking for the perfect husband for her […]

Less Sex, But Still “Palpable”: Why ‘Bridgerton’ Told a Different Love Story for Season 2

[This story contains major spoilers for the second season of Netflix’s Bridgerton.] Dearest gentle readers, season two of Bridgerton is finally on Netflix and its love story is one for the ages: an enemies-to-lovers tale that follows Viscount Anthony Bridgerton’s (Jonathan Bailey) quest for a viscountess. At the beginning of season two, the eldest Bridgerton is […]

“It’s a Game-Changer in Terms of Historical Drama”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With 6 Talents From ‘Bridgerton’

Cast members Adjoa Andoh, Nicola Coughlan, Phoebe Dynevor and Claudia Jessie, director Julie Anne Robinson and casting director Kelly Valentine Hendry talk about the hoopla and the breakthroughs that the hit Netflix series Bridgerton represent.