‘Bridgerton’ Star Regé-Jean Page Will Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

Those fans eagerly awaiting the production start of “Bridgerton” Season 2 to get their Regé-Jean Page fix can sleep a little better knowing that the British-Zimbabwean heartthrob will next be seen as guest host of “Saturday Night Live.” The beloved star — who plays Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, and one of London’s most eligible bachelors — will be joined by musical guest Bad Bunny on Saturday, February 20 in Studio 8H for the latest entry in the 46th season of “SNL.”Other hosts this year have included John Krasinski, Dan Levy, and Regina King, who hosted the most recent episode.

Even despite the pandemic, “Saturday Night Live” continues to take place within the studio and with a socially distanced, limited-capacity audience.“Bridgerton,” created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes, was quickly renewed for a second season after becoming one of Netflix’s most-streamed series ever.Fan buzz around Page

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