Bridgerton has begun filming for its second season, following several other series that have started or are about to begin production in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The hit Netflix original series’ producers are back in London filming scenes for the upcoming season. The series was ascertained to have complied with all COVID-19-related health and safety regulations in the United Kingdom. So far, no members of the cast have tested positive.
“We are back under way. We had to delay because of COVID, but we’re back in it,” showrunner Chris Van Dusen told Variety.
“Right now I’m in post, editing our first couple episodes, which are looking great.” the showrunner added.
In mid-July, the production of the highly anticipated series’ was stopped indefinitely after a second confirmed case on set. Netflix declined to comment at the moment on whether the two incidents were cast or crew members, but did emphasize that both persons were isolated.
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The drama series was one of many high-profile productions filming in the United Kingdom that were hit by the virus in recent weeks.
It’s likely that season two will pick up right where season one left off. During the first season’s finale, Anthony struggled to cope with his grief when his romance with opera singer Siena ended. He informed Daphne and Simon of his plan to locate a suitable viscountess after concluding that love was nothing more than a cruel diversion. Rather than following his love, Anthony intends to marry in order to fulfill his responsibilities as the new patriarch of the family.