Monday, November 9, 2020

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON REGENCY ERA SET COSTUME DRAMA BRIDGERTON STARTING THIS CHRISTMAS ON NETFLIX! NEW POSTERS AND TRAILER PROMISE ULTIMATE CHEESINESS

 BRIDGERTON TV SERIES 
BE WARNED: CHEESINESS ARRIVES THIS CHRISTMAS
Bridgerton will start December 25th
Well, I will be honest people as usual: this looks like the trashiest trashy trash but I guess we shouldn't be surprised since it comes from Shonda Rhimes who is famous for presenting us with tasteless small screen garbage. These new posters and trailer look so cheesy that, while watching the trailer, I kept expecting to hear laughing track because I thought it was some kind of parody. I guess it wasn't supposed to be. Of course, the book series by Julia Quinn, on which BRIDGERTON the series is based, has such a strong fandom, I don't think it will have any problem finding its viewers no matter how silly and offensive it looks. The
Shonda Rhimes is responsible for this
eight episode Regency Era set drama will arrive to Netflix December 25th! Narrated by Julie Andrews, it follows the lives of the eight Bridgerton siblings, a wealthy family living in Regency England. Based largely on Quinn's first novel in the series, The Duke and I, the first season is tracking the story of Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), as she embarks on a fake courtship with Simon, the Duke of Hastings (Regé Jean Page). Beset by influence from Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) and societal pressures, Daphne and Simon turn to each other to try to beat the ton at their own game. But things get complicated when their fauxmance starts to
The series will thankfully have just 8 episodes
feel all too real. Check out the trailer below and tell us what you think.
 
BRIDGERTON is set in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society. From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and beyond, the series unveils a seductive, sumptuous world replete with intricate rules and dramatic power struggles,where no one is truly ever on steady ground. At the heart of the show is the powerful Bridgerton family. Comprised of eight close knit siblings (each of them has one of the eight novels set between 1813 and 1827 dedicated too
The series is based on a series of books by Julia Quinn
them), this funny, witty, daring and clever group must navigate the upper ten thousand’s marriage mart in search of romance, adventure and love.

WHO ELSE IS IN THE CAST?
The rest of the Bridgerton clan includes Ruth Gemmell as matriarch Lady Violet; Jonathan Bailey as eldest child Anthony; Luke Thompson as sensitive Benedict; Luke Newton as charmer Colin; Claudia Jessie as
The designer has obviously gone overboard with the costumes
independent Eloise; and Ruby Stokes as shy Francesca. The youngest siblings, Gregory and Hyacinth, are still children when we first meet them and will be played by Will Tilston and Florence Hunt, respectively. Polly Walker is Lady Portia Featherington, perhaps the most ambitious mama of all,
Yes, the queen of England is black in this one!
determined to make advantageous matches for each of her daughters – and is forever pushing them on some rather disinterested parties. Cunning and ruthless, Lady Featherington hustles to get what she wants, no matter the cost. Sabrina Bartlett, Ben Miller, Bessie Carter, Harriet Cains, Lorraine Ashbourne and Martins Imhangbe also star. 
 

12 comments:

  1. I didn’t think it looked too terrible. Not the best, but not totally unwatchable. Then again, I never read the books so what do I know?

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    1. How come you is here on a Sunday, deary, I think this is the first in like a decade we've known each other LOL

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  2. Maybe we need a little cheesiness in our lives right now.

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  3. The trashiest trash of trash? Say no more, I don’t even have time to watch the good stuff!! Lol

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    1. I'm wondering what we will be watching after January, given that so many series have not finished or even started productions. I'm guessing I will go international as I did this Autumn.

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    2. I've been meaning to watch Holiday in the Wild for a while now, but am SHOCKED to see that you posted that over a year ago!! Well, I finally watched it Saturday and loved every single cheesy minute of it. Luckily, I'm so far behind in everything that I think I'll be OK. :)

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    3. I cannot even remember what that one is about? Are you sure I wrote about it? :) Or is it that one with Rob Lowe and that lady whose name nobody ever remembers? :)

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    4. Yes!! Rob Lowe & what's her name from Sex & the City. :) Very cute!! You should watch it just for the baby elephants.

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    5. Hope no olyphants die in it, I cannot handle olyphants dying.

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  4. I needed a break from the family, so I decided to do a little blog hopping on Sunday LOL. I also just watched Holiday in the Wild and loved it. Such a cute movie. And no elephants die in it.

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    1. That is good news! I cannot handle animals dying...

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