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Bridgerton season 3 release date speculation, cast, plot, and news

Netflix is heading back to the Ton. Here is all the gossip and everything you need to know about the Bridgerton season 3 release date, cast, and news.

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When is the Bridgerton season 3 release date? Fans are eagerly awaiting their invite back to the Ton for season 3 of the popular Netflix series, and luckily, whilst we wait, here’s our guide to everything you need to know about the new season.

Bridgerton is based on the popular book series of the same name by Julia Quinn. Season 1 of the TV series followed the relationship between Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon (Regé-Jean Page), while season 2 told the love story of Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate (Simone Ashley). Following suit, another Brigerton sibling will seemingly be looking for their perfect match in season 3.

According to Netflix, season 2 quickly became the most-watched English-language series on the streaming service when it premiered on March 25, 2022. And with Lady Whistledown’s anonymous status on the cusp of discovery, many-a-Bridgerton offspring left to marry, and several romantic rendezvous waiting to be witnessed, it’s no surprise to hear that Bridgerton season 3 is on the way. So here’s everything we know about the Bridgerton season 3 release date, cast, plot, and more.

Bridgerton season 3 release date

We expect Bridgerton season 3 to release in December 2023, since filming has already wrapped. 

Netflix Portugal had a bit of an awkward moment in June when their official Instagram appeared to post — and quickly deleted — a December 14, 2023 release date.

It remains to be seen whether they’ll stick to this premiere date after the leak, but given the first season was released December 25, 2020, we think you can definitely expect a festive season 3 release.

We will keep you posted as more news heads our way! But for now, rest easy knowing that our favorite Netflix series is racing toward our small screens.

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Bridgerton season 3 cast

The majority of the Bridgerton cast will be returning for season 3, with the exception of Phoebe Dynevor and Rege Jean-Page.

But while they’ve departed, we also know of some new cast members joining the Ton.

Here is the Bridgerton season 3 cast list:

  • Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington
  • Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton
  • Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton
  • Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton
  • Simone Ashley as Kate Bridgerton
  • Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton
  • Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury
  • Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte
  • Ruth Gemmell as Dowager Viscountess Bridgerton
  • Daniel Francis as Marcus Anderson
  • Sam Phillips plays Lord Debling
  • James Phoon as Harry Dankworth
  • Polly Walker as Lady Portia Featherington
  • Harriet Cains as Philippa Featherington
  • Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington

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What is Bridgerton season 3 about?

Bridgerton season 3 will focus on Penelope and Colin’s love story, departing from the original novels’ order.

Instead of focusing on Benedict’s love story, the show will skip straight to the Colin-focussed novel, ‘Romancing Mister Bridgerton.’ As explained in the series’ official synopsis, Bridgerton season 3 will pick up where season 2 left off, with Penelope and Eloise’s friendship in tatters after the latter discovered her Lady Whistledown secret. Meanwhile, Penelope enters season 3, no longer holding a candle for Colin after overhearing him talking about her to his friends.

After returning from his travels, Colin is keen to restart his friendship with Penelope and so commits to helping her find success in the marriage market. While Penelope accepts his help, determined to take a husband to live a more independent life, Colin is forced to wrestle with his feelings towards her after his mentorship works a little too well.

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Is there a Bridgerton season 3 trailer?

There’s no trailer yet, but check out this cute teaser the cast did when production on season 3 began!

We’re deeply obsessed with all of them, and it looks like season 3 will be tons of fun based on the Bridgerton cast‘s enthusiasm. Check out the new clip down below.

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Where can I watch Bridgerton season 3?

You can watch Bridgerton season 3 on Netflix once it releases.

It is a Netflix exclusive, so don’t expect to see it on any other platform either, folks! While you wait, you can catch up on the past two seasons on the streaming service too.

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How many episodes will Bridgerton season 3 have?

It’s pretty safe to assume that Bridgerton season 3 will have eight episodes. This has been the case for both Bridgerton seasons 1 and 2, so why change it up?

And that is everything you need to know about Bridgerton season 3! While you wait for the latest chapter in the Ton, check out our guides to everything new on Netflix this month, the Queen Charlotte season 2 release date, and the best romance movies.