Regé-Jean Page fuels hope for Simon’s return to ‘The Bridgertons’

The protagonist of the first installment of the Netflix series confirmed his departure a few months ago, but now he has left an open door. Meanwhile, the team is already working on season 2.

If you have not yet recovered from the news of Regé-Jean Page’s departure from The Bridgertons, you may be happy to know that what seemed like an irrevocable decision is not so much when the actor himself is asked about it. Although the Netflix series put him in the spotlight and he is currently immersed not in one but in new projects, the interpreter did not want to respond with a ‘no’ when the magazine GQ British asked him about the possibility of see him again in his skin as the Duke of Hastings at some point in the future of the series.

It is true that his answer does not confirm that the cameo will take place, neither in season 2 nor in future installments already confirmed, but when Page has answered this question by leaving the door open he has knowing that he would be fueling speculation and fanning the illusion and hope of many to see Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) with Simon again, even if it was in the background.

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“I could not tell you!”, Page answered first to the question of GQ. However, then he would leave the door open advocating the beauty of receiving unexpected surprises:

Isn’t there something wonderful about being surprised by what you didn’t suspect?

Having contributed to the great success of The Bridgertons At the beginning of the year with his portrayal of Simon Basset, the Netflix series confirmed in April that Regé-Jean Page would not be part of the cast in season 2. The news fell like a jug of cold water among some followers and even occurred some rumors about what would have led the actor to make that decision.

As reported, the interpreter was not satisfied with losing prominence in a season that would be centered on Anthony Bridgerton – following the example of the books – although he always maintained that being in the series for a single season had always been the initial plan. Later even the producer of the series Shonda Rhimes was surprised with the reaction of the fans: “But we haven’t killed him!”

In addition, the boss of Shondaland added that for her it was deeply exciting precisely that, to tell a whole story without having to think about it a thousand times and that he was not too seduced by the idea of ​​having Regé-Jean Page and his character in the background.: “I was excited with the idea of ​​being able to tell a complete romantic story, that has an ending, in which there are not going to be 14 reasons why the couple cannot be together or in which, frankly, we have to Regé after the romance of another “, assured ET Online maintaining that it would not make sense.

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Nevertheless, Phoebe Dynevor, the one in charge of giving life to the other great protagonist of season 1 of The Bridgertons, Daphne Bridgerton, it will be in the second installment. And that’s also a good hook for a potential future cameo that, who knows, maybe fans can finally enjoy.

Meanwhile, there is still no date for the premiere of the season 2 of The Bridgertons, that actually It is in the middle of filming, but it seems that it could take place in the first months of 2022.

The series consists of a season of seven episodes and will be released in full on the streaming platform on September 24.

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