Shonda Rhimes She is one of the most successful women in the fiction industry. Recently, she had an interview with Infobae, where she talked more about the relationships of the characters in the second season of “Bridgerton” and the importance of working with a multicultural cast before its premiere.
Rhimesknown for being the producer of “Grey’s Anatomy”, one of the most successful series on television, brought us her second success last year in the company of Netflix: “Bridgerton”a new series based on the saga of books by Julia Quinn, which reached an impressive 82 million viewers in its first four weeks.
What the ‘Queen of Fictions’ said, who generated large profits thanks to “Scandal”, “How to get away with murder”, “Private practice” and “Station 19″, regarding what she was looking for with the series was what next: “I wanted to make sure that if you’re watching Bridgerton from another country, you don’t think, ‘This has nothing to do with me.'”
Shonda mentioned that the success of the series came to her as soon as it premiered on Netflix. The same day it was released on the platform, she began to receive messages from various acquaintances and from her fans everywhere commenting on how good the production was.
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“Bridgerton”, Shonda Rhimes’ successful period series
The series takes place in the period of the regency in the United Kingdom, and dazzled by its great audiovisual quality. Highlights include the great ballrooms of Mayfair and the palaces of Park Lane, which are the scene of passionate love stories, as well as the representation of the power game of families.
The first season captivated viewers with the romance between the Duke and the eldest daughter of the Bridgertons and, although we will not be able to see much of them in the second season, Shonda will make us fall in love again, but this time, with the romance between the oldest of the brothers and Kate. Let us remember that each book in the saga tells us the story of each of the blood relatives belonging to that family. She said, “That’s the goal of every season: to get so involved with a couple that you can’t imagine watching the next one without them.” In addition, she anticipated: “This season corresponds to Kate and Anthony, a story that will be spectacular.”
The second season of “Bridgerton”
The second season will focus on the story of Anthony Bridgerton, viscount and older brother of the family, who aims to abandon his adventures with various women and, finally, be able to marry. Thus, among the candidates who have him in their sights to be able to conquer him, and who, despite his efforts, do not finish convincing him, he ends up meeting Kate.
She and Edwina, her younger sister, came from India with the second’s mother. Thus, as Anthony begins to court Edwina, a romance begins to blossom between him and Kate. The second season of Bridgerton will premiere on Friday, March 25.
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Multiculturalism in “Bridgerton”
Shonda mentioned that it was important for her to create worlds that resemble the reality of all people. The idea that she has is that the spaces that she creates resemble those of many, that her team invents societies where each one of her viewers feels identified with her characters. “This is how we work ShondalandThis is how we tell stories. While it’s important to Bridgerton, it’s also important to the others. When you watch TV, you should be able to see people who look like you,” she claimed.
That’s how this season included the South Asian family of the Sharmas. The production company wanted to add women who belong to this ethnic group and make sure that they were represented on screen in a genuine and true way.
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