‘Bridgerton’ Official Trailer: A Scandalous Period Romance Is Shonda Rhimes’ First Netflix Show

Netflix has released the first official trailer for “Bridgerton,” an ornate period romance following the marriage prospects of Regency London’s upper crust.

From powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes, “Bridgerton” marks Netflix’s first scripted trip to Shondaland under her sweeping new deal with the streamer.

The “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” creator is flexing new muscles in this costume drama genre, and she will inject new life into the familiar format with colorblind casting and her signature flair for melodrama and witty dialogue.

From the looks of this trailer, “Bridgerton” has only certain hallmarks of a Shondaland show: It’s long on nosy gossips and sexy intrigue, and short on declaratory monologues and plane crashes.“Bridgerton” is an adaptation of Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels following the eight siblings of the titled family.

Well-respected and closely tight-knit, the quest is for each of the Bridgerton kids to find their true love.

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