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Bridgerton tipped to run for EIGHT seasons as creator teases future plans

Bridgerton tipped to run for EIGHT seasons as creator of the Netflix period drama teases future plans for the hit show

Bridgerton could likely go from overnight sensation to an eight-season run, according to the creator of the Netflix hit.

The series debuted on Christmas Day and has remained in the top spot on Netflix’s most-watched list for the last two weeks, proving to be a mammoth success.

And Chris Van Dusen, the showrunner, has teased that it could have a very long lifespan.

Gimme more! Bridgerton could likely go from overnight sensation to an eight-season run, according to the creator of the Netflix hit

Speaking to Collider this weekend, he said: ‘This being a family of eight children and there being eight books, I would love to be able to focus and really tell stories and love stories for all the Bridgerton siblings. For each character, for sure. I would love that.’

He explained that season one was ‘primarily about Daphne and her love story with Simon’ but that there is much more to delve into.

The show is based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton novels – the second one called The Viscount Who Loved Me.

Book two follows Daphne Bridgerton’s elder brother Anthony, who is on the hunt for a wife.

More to come? The series debuted on Christmas Day and has remained in the top spot on Netflix's most-watched list for the last two weeks, proving to be a mammoth success

More to come? The series debuted on Christmas Day and has remained in the top spot on Netflix’s most-watched list for the last two weeks, proving to be a mammoth success

Sequel: Book two follows Daphne Bridgerton's elder brother Anthony, who is on the hunt for a wife

Sequel: Book two follows Daphne Bridgerton’s elder brother Anthony, who is on the hunt for a wife

As well as this, the story of Daphne and Simon Basset’s marriage would continue, as well as the developments of Lady Portia Featherington following her husband’s death.

The mystery of Lady Whistledown’s identity also continues.

Bridgerton is set to rack up over 63 million views by the end of January.

Netflix have not confirmed further instalments but an announcement seems inevitable. 

Hit: Bridgerton is set to rack up over 63 million views by the end of January

Hit: Bridgerton is set to rack up over 63 million views by the end of January

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