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Regé-jean Page Will Not Be Returning For Season 2 Of Bridgeton


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The actor was seen for the first time on April 2nd stepping out in Hollywood looking stunning since exiting the popular series Bridgeton. Netflix confirmed that Regé-Jean Page will not be returning for season 2. Season 2 will have all eyes on Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey).

Netflix and Shondaland which is  Shonda Rhimes’s production company, announced on Friday, Simon Bassett, the character played by Regé-Jean Page, of the Netflix series “Bridgerton,” will not return for the show’s second season.

The announcement came from Lady Whistledown, the series mysterious narrator “Dearest Readers, while all eyes turn to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to find a Viscountess, we bid adieu to Regé-Jean Page, who so triumphantly played the Duke of Hastings. ” The letter posted by the TV Series Twitter account said. “We’ll miss Simon’s presence onscreen, but he will always be a part of the Bridgerton family.”

The series became one of the most popular series of all time.

The full  cast of Bridgerton will virtually reunite April 4th, 2021  for the 2021 SAG Awards. The cast has been nominated for ensemble drama cast, and Page is up for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series.

Regé-Jean Page stepped out in North Hollywood, California, after he announced he wouldn’t be returning for season 2 of Bridgerton.

Page wrote on Friday via Instagram. “It’s been an absolute pleasure and a privilege to be your Duke. Joining this family – not just on screen, but off screen too. Our incredibly creative and generous cast, crew, outstanding fans – it’s all been beyond anything I could have imagined. The love is real and will just keep growing ❤️❤️❤️💫.”

Page has 5.5 million followers on Instagram.




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Regé-Jean Page is a British actor known for playing Chicken George in the 2016 miniseries Roots. In  2018 to 2019  Page was a regular cast member on the ABC legal drama For the People. In 2020, Page starred in the Netflix period drama Bridgerton as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings. Page spent grew up in Harare, Zimbabwe before returning to London for secondary school. On Saturdays he would study acting at school and was later accepted to accepted to the  Drama Centre London, graduating in 2013.



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