Shonda Rhimes Jokes About Regé-Jean Page ‘Bridgerton’ Departure: ‘We Didn’t Even Kill Him!’

The TV mogul opened up about what’s next in season 2.

5/2/2021 3:24:00 PM

Regé-Jean Page on Why He Isn’t Coming Back to 'Bridgerton'

The TV mogul opened up about what’s next in season 2.

that he knew the role would be a short period of time from the start.“It’s a one-season arc. It’s going to have a beginning, middle, end—give us a year,” Page said. “[I thought] ‘That's interesting,’ because then it felt like a limited series. I get to come in, I get to contribute my bit and then the Bridgerton family rolls on.”

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LIAM DANIELSince the news broke, multiple outlets have reported on Page’struereason for leaving. Here’s what we know.Page knew his arc would only last one season.In that April 2 interview withVariety, Page explained that the Julia Quinn book series is an anthology that gives focus to a different sibling’s love story in each book. It made sense for Simon and Daphne’s love story to span a single season.

“One of the things that is different about this [romance] genre is that the audience knows the arc completes,” he said. “They come in knowing that, so you can tie people in emotional knots because they have that reassurance that we’re going to come out and we’re going to have the marriage and the baby.” headtopics.com

Page toldVarietyhe’s looking forward to watching the show continue without him. “I have nothing but excitement forBridgertoncontinuing to steam train off and conquer the globe,” he said. “But there is also value in completing these arcs and sticking the landing.”

Page was not expected to return for season 2. Read more: ELLE Magazine (US) »

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