“Bridgerton” Season 2 First Look Shows New Love Interest

Jonathan Bailey and Simone Ashley in
Jonathan Bailey and Simone Ashley in "Bridgerton"

While Regé-Jean Page may not be returning to Season 2 of Bridgerton, that doesn’t mean love won’t be in the air—Daphne’s older brother, Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey), will be having his shot at romance with Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley).

An exclusive first-look of the Shondaland Regency-era drama based on Julia Quinn’s novels was released at Netflix’s TUDUM event and from the looks of it, the two don’t have the smoothest start.

“When you manage to find this paragon of virtue, what makes you think she will accept your suit? Are the ladies of London to be so easily won by a pleasing smile and absolutely nothing more?” Kate says in the clip, and adds that Anthony’s opinion of himself is “entirely too high.”

“Your character is as deficient as your horsemanship,” she concludes.

The second season will be following another book in Quinn’s series titled The Viscount Who Loved Me and focuses on Anthony’s journey for love.

Additions to the cast of Season 2 include Charithra Chandran, Rupert Young, Shelley Conn, and Calam Lynch.

Bridgerton has already been renewed for a third and fourth season and it’s getting a Young Queen Charlotte spin-off.

No release date has been set. Watch the first look below.