Phoebe Dynevor Teases ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3 Absence: Details

Lacking within the ton? Phoebe Dynevor’s Daphne Bridgerton was the primary TV sibling to search out love on Bridgerton, however she could also be prepared to depart Grosvenor Sq..

“Sadly not in season 3. Probably sooner or later,” the England native, 27, informed Display Rant on the Sundance Movie Pageant on Saturday, January 28, when requested about future “thrilling dynamics” for Daphne within the new episodes. “However season 3, I’m simply excited to observe as a viewer.”

Neither the Truthful Play star, Netflix nor manufacturing firm Shondaland have confirmed Dynevor’s return or exit. Nonetheless, her look at Sundance — and at varied awards reveals stateside — occurred whereas the present’s solid continues filming season 3 in England. In truth, eagle-eyed social media viewers seen solid members filming scenes in Tub a number of hours earlier than the Youthful alum’s movie pageant look in Utah.

Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne in “Bridgerton.’
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Bridgerton, which was tailored from Julia Quinn’s eight-book collection, first premiered in December 2020 as a interval drama surrounding the eight Bridgerton siblings’ quests for love and marriage. Season 1 highlighted the primary novel’s love story between eldest daughter Daphne Bridgerton (Dynevor) and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Web page). The second season, which debuted in March 2022, shifted the main focus to eldest brother Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley). Season 3, which is at the moment in manufacturing, will inform Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan)’s love story, deviating from the OG e-book order. (Sibling Benedict Bridgerton’s literary love story was launched earlier than Colin’s Romancing Mister Bridgerton.)

“I actually really feel prefer it’s Colin and Penelope’s time. As a result of we’ve been watching each of those actors on our screens since Season 1, we’ve already invested in them just a little bit. We all know who they’re as folks,” the Derry Women alum, 36, informed Selection in Could 2022. “I really feel like, particularly within the final season, there are these moments of pressure between them the place it’s like, Colin walks as much as the road of virtually realizing that Penelope has emotions for him however doesn’t fairly get there. As an alternative of treading water on that dynamic, we needed to push it into their season. It actually felt like the right second to tee it up.”

Dynevor’s potential exit is just not the primary time one of many Bridgerton leads has left the drama. Her TV husband, Web page, notably departed forward of season 2.

“It’s a one-season arc. It’s going to have a starting, center, finish — give us a 12 months,” the For the Folks alum, 34, beforehand informed Selection in an April 2021 interview, recalling an early dialog he had with producers amid the audition course of. “[I thought] ‘That’s attention-grabbing,’ as a result of then it felt like a restricted collection. I get to come back in, I get to contribute my bit, after which the Bridgerton household rolls on.”

He added on the time: “One of many issues that’s completely different about this [romance] style is that the viewers is aware of the arc completes. They arrive in understanding that, so you possibly can tie folks in emotional knots as a result of they’ve that reassurance that we’re going to come back out and we’re going to have the wedding and the child.”

Upon season 2’s premiere, Simon, as anticipated, didn’t seem, however Dynevor’s Daphne returned — alongside the characters’ toddler son.