The social season has begun and the strain is on. The brand new trailer for Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix present, “Bridgerton,” options glimpses of lavish balls, romantic escapades, and marriageable younger girls on a mission: discover a husband. It’s rather a lot. “You don’t have any concept what it’s to have one’s total life diminished to a single second,” protagonist Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) says, referring to the nervousness she feels about making her debut into society.
Daphne’s season will get much more tough when pseudonymous gossip author Woman Whistledown (voiced by Julie Andrews) publishes compromising details about Daphne in her newest column. Daphne’s prospects are diminished, however she finds a doable means out with the assistance of the much-in-demand Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Web page). She doesn’t look after him — and the sensation is mutual — however they discover an uncommon technique to profit one another.
“We might faux to type an attachment,” the Duke proposes. “Each presumptuous mom on the town will go away me alone and each suitor can be taking a look at you.”
In the meantime, different younger ladies are chafing in opposition to the social season for various causes. “Should our solely choices be to squawk and settle or to by no means go away the nest?” one character laments. “What if I wish to fly?”
Primarily based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels, “Bridgerton” marks the primary present Rhimes has produced below her take care of Netflix. The Emmy-nominated mogul’s different upcoming Netflix tasks embrace a sequence about con artist/phony socialite Anna Delvey. The present is predicated on Jessica Pressler’s New York Magazine feature.
“Bridgerton” premieres December 25 on Netflix.