Now that we’ve all taken a moment to come to terms with the fact that RegÃ©-Jean Page will not be returning for season two of Bridgerton, let’s dive into the real reason behind his departure. After Lady Whistledown herself announced Page’s exit from the beloved Netflix series on Twitter on April 2, the 31-year-old actor told Variety that it was always the plan for Simon Basset to have a one-season arc. In fact, that was one of the draws of the role for him. “It’s going to have a beginning, middle, end – give us a year,” Page said, recalling previous conversations with Shondaland producers. “[I thought] ‘That’s interesting,’ because then it felt like a limited series. I get to come in, I get to contribute my bit and then the Bridgerton family rolls on.”
Page explained that one of the things he loves about the anthology is that each book is dedicated to a different character’s love story. “One of the things that is different about this [romance] genre is that the audience knows the arc completes,” he explained. “They come in knowing that, so you can tie people in emotional knots because they have that reassurance that we’re going to come out and we’re going to have the marriage and the baby.” The actor made it clear that he has “nothing but excitement for Bridgerton continuing to steam train off and conquer the globe,” adding, “But there is also value in completing these arcs and sticking the landing.”
Even though Page will not be returning for Bridgerton, this isn’t the last we’ll see of him, as he’s already signed on for two major films. Page is set to appear alongside Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans in Netflix’s upcoming The Gray Man and he’ll be starring in the upcoming movie adaptation of Dungeons & Dragons, so it won’t be long until he graces our screens again.
The driving question of Netflix’s murder mystery Who Killed Sara? is – shocker – who killed Sara, a girl who apparently died in a parasailing accident but whose brother was accused of killing her. An even bigger question, though, is: what if we’ve been looking at this all wrong? What if the answer to “who killed Sara?” is no one – because Sara is still alive?
The number one rule of TV writing – especially when we’re talking about a heightened, melodramatic genre like this telenovela/murder mystery mashup – is that if you didn’t see it, it probably didn’t happen. Let’s look at the facts here. We see Mariana tell Elroy to cut the rigging on the parasail so that Sara will have an “accident.” We see Elroy on his way to carry out her orders, knife in hand, about to cut the rope – but then the next thing we see, chronologically, is Elroy confessing to Mariana that he couldn’t do it.
For now, the assumption we’ve been making is that either Elroy is lying to save himself or that Mariana finishes the job herself. What if neither is true, though? We know now that the circumstances of Sara’s accident weren’t an accident and weren’t what everyone thought at first, so it’s not that big of a leap to think that she might not have died at all. Her diary suggests that she knew something was very wrong (she has a drawing that, in the present day, leads Alex to dig up a body with a bullet hole), and she had been assaulted by Cesar and stumbled upon a snuff film in the hands of his business partner. It’s not a stretch to imagine her turning the tables on the family that wanted to kill her by faking her own death first, in a way that, she could have hoped, would incriminate them.
Of course, all this is still wild speculation. The “never saw the body” trope only goes so far, and we do know that she was, at the very least, badly injured, since we see her being carried out of the water in flashbacks to the accident. And if she really has been alive all this time, it also raises the question of why she would keep up the charade once Alex was tricked into taking the fall and going to prison. If she’s alive, there’s also another piece of the puzzle to consider: did her baby survive? If so, there’s a Lozcano heir walking around in the world, ready to throw an even bigger wrench in their lives. These are all questions we hope season two will answer when it comes back this May!
Congratulations are in order for Jason Derulo and Jena Frumes! On March 28, the couple announced they’re expecting their first baby. “Couldn’t be more excited for this new chapter in our life,” Jason wrote on Instagram, along with a beachy video montage of the couple. Jena shared a similar photo with the caption, “Mom & Dad.”
According to People, Jason and Jena met at the gym right before the coronavirus pandemic sent the country into lockdown. They started dating shortly after and frequently pop up on each other’s social media, including TikTok, where Jason has over 44 million followers. We’re so excited for this growing family and can’t wait to meet their baby soon.
Now that the premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians‘ 20th and final season has arrived, we’re already wondering about the sure-to-be explosive last episode. As season finales go, the Kardashians know how to make an impact! They are infamous for leaving all the juiciest drama for last. From season seven’s finale in which Kourtney gives birth and Kim freezes her eggs, to Kim’s journey to the altar in Paris on season nine’s last episode, to season 16 finale’s footage of KhloÃ©’s meltdown after finding out about partner Tristan’s betrayal with Jordyn Woods – these finales are some of the best of any show – period. So when is season 20’s finale set to air, and just how memorable will it be?
KUWTK season 20 premieres on March 18. Although E! has not confirmed a date for the season finale just yet, the average count for each season of the show is 14 episodes, putting the likely season finale date at June 17. Of course, until the network releases information on the actual episode amount, the finale date is pure speculation. That being said, there is some recent buzzing that might just give weight to the theory of a longer-than-usual season. The famous family is expected to set the bar even higher this season and are looking to go out with a bang. Footage will likely cover KhloÃ© and Tristan’s baby plans, Kylie and Travis Scott’s confusing relationship, and of course, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West‘s impending divorce. That being said, the show officially stopped filming on Jan. 8, so will not include any drama that came after that date.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey on March 7 included a number of jaw-dropping revelations, many heartbreaking and others exciting. As part of the more positive news, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their coming second child is a baby girl, due sometime this summer. “It’s amazing,” Harry said with joy.
Coincidentally, the following day marked International Women’s Day, and Harry and Meghan’s photographer Misan Harriman celebrated the occasion and the exciting announcement by sharing a new photo from the couple’s pregnancy-reveal shoot. In the picture, we see Meghan wearing a tropical print dress and holding 1-year-old Archie, with Harry hugging them both from behind. “What wonderful news to celebrate on International Women’s Day!” Misan captioned the photo on social media. “Congratulations my friends, and welcome to the #girldad club H.”
Meghan and Harry told the public they were expecting their second child on Feb. 14. As Meghan told Oprah in their interview, she’s experienced devastating losses recently, including a pregnancy loss last year. She still remains hopeful. “I grieve a lot. I mean, I’ve lost my father. I lost a baby. I nearly lost my name. I mean, there’s the loss of identity. But I’m still standing, and my hope for people in the takeaway from this is to know that there’s another side,” Meghan said. “To know that life is worth living.”