Everything We Know About ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3

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Regency never goes out of fashion, at least not for fans of Netflix’s “Bridgerton.” We know at least two more seasons of the hit Shondaland series are coming our way— the question is when? If you’re ready for all of London’s latest gossip, learn more about who will appear in Season 3, when it will be streaming, and how you can appear in future seasons.


Who is starring in “Bridgerton” Season 3?


According to series star Nicola Coughlan, who plays Penelope Featherington, a.k.a. Lady Whistledown, Season 3 will be diverting from the book series’ timeline and skipping ahead to book four, “Romancing Mr. Bridgerton.” This book focuses on the friends-to-lovers relationship between Penelope and Colin Bridgerton, played by Luke Newton. 

The prominently featured Coughlan and Newton will be rejoined by series leads Ruth Gemmell, Jonathan Bailey, Luke Thompson, Claudia Jessie, Will Tilston, Florence Hunt, Simone Ashley, Golda Rosheuvel, and Adjoa Andoh.

New additions to “Bridgerton” for Season 3 include Daniel Francis (“Stay Close”), Sam Phillips (“The Crown”), and James Phoon (“Wreck”).

Unfortunately, two series regulars will not return for the third season. Ruby Stokes, who portrayed Francesca Bridgerton, has been replaced by Hannah Dodd (“Anatomy of a Scandal”). Stokes left the series to focus on her new project: another Netflix series, “Lockwood & Co.”

Additionally, Phoebe Dynevor’s Daphne, who was the focus of the show’s premiere season alongside Simon Bassett (portrayed by Regé-Jean Page, who departed the series after Season 1), has also taken a back seat in the story. Dyvenor officially announced her exit in an interview with Screen Rant at the end of January but has not written off a return. "Potentially in the future. But season three, I'm just excited to watch as a viewer," she says.

Where can you find “Bridgerton” casting calls?


Even though “Bridgerton” isn’t currently casting, you can still find helpful audition advice by checking out our go-to guide to getting cast on the series. We plan to update our guide when casting information arises. You can also bookmark our roundup of Netflix casting calls as well as our roundup of background gigs, which include jobs looking for talent now. 

The principal casting director for “Bridgerton” is Kelly Valentine Hendry of U.K.-based company KVH Casting.

When is “Bridgerton” Season 3 being released?


Netflix hasn’t set a release date for Season 3 of “Bridgerton,” and with the streamer’s inconsistent release schedule, we can only guess when we’ll see more of its royal family. 

Season 1 was released on December 25, 2020, after filming began in July 2019 and wrapped in late February 2020. But Season 2’s gap between the end of filming (late November 2021) to release (March 25, 2022) was much shorter, and we expect that to continue to be the case as the series continues. 

The production released a video in July 2022, marking the start of filming, so based on those previous timelines, principal photography should be wrapping up soon on Season 3. This means we could see it streaming as early as late July.

Either way, expect “Bridgerton” and its child properties to have long lives. When Netflix renewed the series for its third season back in April 2021, it ordered Season 4 simultaneously. Series creator Shonda Rhimes has already spoken about her desire to create eight seasons of the series—the same as the number of books—and now, halfway there, it doesn’t seem like Netflix has any plans to call it quits. 

In addition to the parent series, a spinoff prequel series titled “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” has been in the works and will be released on Netflix on May 4. Stay tuned for more updates!

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