“Bridgerton” followers already know Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington are taking heart stage in season three, however in a brand new interview with Variety, Nicola Coughlan teased that their romance could also be steamier than followers is likely to be anticipating. While Penelope has been in love with Colin for the reason that sequence started, the third Bridgerton son has been oblivious to her emotions. That’s all set to vary in season three, and after the slow-burn romance of Kate and Anthony, Pen and Colin might return the hit Netflix sequence to its horny season one roots.

When requested if Penelope and Colin can be steamy, like Daphne and Simon, or gradual burn, like Kate and Anthony, Coughlan recommended the present’s newest duo will give followers season one vibes. “I feel, as a result of we have had two seasons of construct up, it is most likely going to be the previous,” she mentioned to Variety. “I have never learn the scripts. I’ve simply been given an outline.”

Back in early 2021, simply weeks after saying the show’s season two renewal, Netflix picked up “Bridgerton” for a third and fourth season. Still, season three of “Bridgerton” most likely will not be gracing our screens for fairly just a few months. But because of what we already know from Netflix (and from Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton book series), we’ve got just a few concepts about what we will anticipate to see.

On May 16, Netflix shared some main information in regards to the plot of the brand new season. The streamer confirmed that season three will inform Colin and Penelope’s story. If the present adopted the order of the books, season three would’ve adopted the second-oldest brother, Benedict, however Netflix determined to adapt the plot of the fourth guide, “Romancing Mister Bridgerton,” as a substitute.

“I actually really feel prefer it’s Colin and Penelope’s time. Because we have been watching each of those actors on our screens since season one, we have already invested in them somewhat bit. We know who they’re as folks,” “Bridgerton” showrunner Jess Brownell defined to Variety. “I really feel like, particularly within the final season, there are these moments of pressure between them the place it is like, Colin walks as much as the road of just about realizing that Penelope has emotions for him however does not fairly get there. Instead 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.”

Coughlan additionally teased her ideas on “Bridgerton”‘s season three plot, telling Netflix’s Tudum, “I really feel like when you see Penelope fawning over this boy for an additional season, you will be like, ‘Get it collectively! Come on, transfer on and recover from it.'” She added: “Jess has talked to Luke and I by means of the season, and I feel individuals are going to be actually obsessed. I feel guide followers are going to be blissful.”

The information got here days after Netflix made the surprising announcement that it had recast the function of Francesca Bridgerton, the sixth Bridgerton youngster and third Bridgerton daughter, on May 12. It wrote on Twitter, “Hannah Dodd (‘Anatomy of a Scandal’) will star as Francesca Bridgerton in Season 3. She takes over the function from Ruby Stokes who’s shifting on to star in Netflix’s ‘Lockwood & Co.’ Can’t wait to welcome Hannah to the household.”

Keep studying for every part we all know thus far in regards to the extremely anticipated third season of “Bridgerton.”

— Additional reporting by Sabienna Bowman.

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