How many seasons of Bridgerton will there be? Showrunner speaks out on future

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Season one of Bridgerton has taken the world by storm, with more than 63 million households tuning in to watch the romantic historical-drama. The series is an adaption of the Julia Quinn novel series but will there be more seasons of Bridgerton in the future and how many? has everything you need to know.

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How many seasons of Bridgerton will there be?

Bridgerton is the first Netflix outing from Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Shondaand’ multi-yer deal with Netflix.

At the moment, Netflix has not confirmed whether there will be the second outing of Bridgeton.

Netflix uses announces renewals between one and six months after the show’s release, so fans could be waiting until Spring 2021 for news on the show’s future.

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Nevertheless, there is good news for fans of Bridgerton. The series is based on the eight-book long novel series by Julia Quinn, so there is plenty of material for future seasons of the show.

Each book in the series follows the journey of one of the Bridgerton siblings.

For example, book one, The Duke and I, follows the love story between Daphne Bridgerton (played by Phoebe Dynevor) and the Duke of Hastings, Simon Basset (Regé-Jean Page).

Book two, The Viscount Who Loved Me focuses on Daphne’s older brother Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) and his own personal and romantic struggles.

Book three, An Officer From A Gentleman follows the life of Benedict Bridgerton (Luke Thompson), the second-oldest son of the Bridgertons, whilst book four, An Offer From A Gentleman follows Colin Bridgerton’s (Luke Newton) romance with Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan).

The fifth book, titled To Sir Phillip, With Love, follows the story of Daphne’s smart and witty younger sister Eloise Bridgerton (Claudia Jessie) and book six, When He Was Wicked their younger sister Francesca (Ruby Stokes).

Books seven and eight, It’s In His Kiss and On the Way to the Wedding follows the lives of Daphne’s youngest siblings, Hyacinth (Florence Hunt) and Gregory Bridgerton (Will Tilston) respectively.

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Bridgerton creator, Chris Van Dusen, recently teased in an interview with Collider how many seasons the show could run for overall.

He said: “I feel like the first season was primarily about Daphne and her love story with Simon.

“But, this being a family of eight children and there being eight books, I would love to be able to focus and really tell stories and love stories for all the Bridgerton siblings.

“For each character, for sure.”

When pressed if he would like Bridgerton to air for eight seasons in total, Van Dusen admitted: “I would love that. In success, I would love that.”

Van Dusen also opened up about what could be in store for future seasons, particularly surrounding Daphne and Simon.

He said: “I think it’s too early to tell right now. I think that we’re along for the ride of Daphne and Simon’s love story this first season.

“And, I think we’ve done some work in Season one to set up other characters.

“We really dig into Anthony’s love story. We’re really exploring Benedict as well, and Collin, and Eloise relationship.

“I think it’s a deep well of story for us to explore.”

Bridgerton is streaming on Netflix now

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