‘Bridgerton’: The Gorgeous Cast, The Plot & Everything Else To Know About Netflix’s Sexy Romance Series

'Bridgerton' is Netflix's hottest new series. The Shondaland show is sure to make a splash, so we're answering your burning questions about the decadent drama.

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Bridgerton is the perfect binge-watch this winter. Shondaland is taking us into the world of high society London during the Regency era. Bridgerton is full of drama, romance, intrigue, and plenty of very sexy scenes.

The series will undoubtedly be a massive hit, and it’s not a surprise as to why. There’s so much to love about Bridgerton. As we await the grand debut of Bridgerton, HollywoodLife has gathered up everything you need to know about this dazzling new series.

Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page in ‘Bridgerton.’ (Netflix)

When Is ‘Bridgerton’ Out?

Bridgerton will be released December 25 on Netflix. The series, which was filmed in London and Bath, will consist of 8 episodes. The release date was revealed in October 2020, and fans have been anxiously awaiting Bridgerton’s premiere.

What Is ‘Bridgerton’ About?

Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton, the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut in Regency London’s competitive marriage market. She hopes to find a true love like her parents, but it’s not as easy as it looks. As her older brother rules out potential suitors, a high society gossip column written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown becomes a thorn in Daphne’s side.

Daphne Bridgerton is trying to find true love. (Netflix)

It isn’t until the very handsome and committed bachelor Duke of Hastings enters the picture that things get really interesting for Daphne. Sparks fly immediately between them. As this love story blossoms, other members of the Bridgerton family find themselves finding love, losing love, and more. Plus, the Featherington family brings drama of their own into the mix.

Who’s In The Cast?

Introducing… the Bridgerton family! (Netflix)

Phoebe Dynevor stars as the delightful and stunning Daphne Bridgerton. Regé-Jean Page plays the dashing Duke of Hastings. The other cast includes Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte, Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington, Ruby Barker as Marina Thompson, Sabrina Bartlett as Siena Rosso, Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton, Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury, Polly Walker as Lady Portia Featherington, Ben Miller as Lord Featherington, Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington, Harriet Cains as Philippa Featherington, and Julie Andrews as the voice of Lady Whistledown.

Is ‘Bridgerton’ Based On A Book?

Regé-Jean Page stars as the Duke of Hastings. (Netflix)

Yes, Bridgerton is based on the book The Duke and I by Julia Quinn. The Duke and I is part of Julia’s Bridgerton book series. The series consists of 8 books that feature each of the Bridgerton siblings series finding love.

Will There Be A Season 2? 

Netflix has not confirmed season 2 just yet, but it’s highly likely the show will get a second season. After all, there are 7 other books in Julia’s series to explore in future seasons!