‘Bridgerton’ actor Regé-Jean Page speaks out amid rumors he’s dating co-star Phoebe Dynevor
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Regé-Jean Page wants to set the record straight about his steamy scenes.
"I think everything you need to know is on camera," said the 31-year-old. "That’s why we presented it so beautifully for you."
"All the sparks that flew came off of the beautiful scripts that we were handed, and so I think that the sparky words of the scripted material are more than enough."
Regé-Jean Page portrays Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings in Netflix's 'Bridgerton' alongside Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton. (Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2020)
The period drama, based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels, follows families of British high society and how they’re taking on Regency London’s competitive marriage market. Along the way, a mysterious gossip columnist, known as Lady Whistledown, seems to see – and tell all. The scandalous writer is voiced by Julie Andrews.
Netflix also claimed "Bridgerton" is the fifth most-watched show on Netflix in the company’s history, Observer reported.
Page, in particular, has captivated the hearts of many admirers on social media as the brooding duke, a sought-after bachelor.
Netflix claimed 'Bridgerton' is the fifth most-watched show in the company’s history, Observer reported. (Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2020)
Dynevor told "Access" it was Rhimes’ Shondaland production that inspired her to take on the role.
"I knew that the women were gonna have real agency," explained the 25-year-old. "They were not gonna be, you know, timid women… so that was the thing that really excited me."
While Netflix hasn’t officially confirmed a Season 2, Production Weekly reported that filming for a project titled "Bridgerton 02" will begin sometime in March 2021.
"Bridgerton" is currently streaming on Netflix.