Rege-Jean Page, the breakout star of interval romance Bridgerton, says followers rooting for him as the brand new James Bond is sort of a “merit badge”.
The actor, whose flip as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings within the Netflix sequence has made him a world hearthrob, opened up about rumours on changing into the brand new 007, changing British star Daniel Craig, within the newest episode of The Tonight’s Show starring Jimmy Fallon.
“If you’re a Brit and you do something of any regard that people renown well, people are going to start saying the ‘B word’,” Page mentioned.
“I’m very, very glad to have the badge. I’m glad to be in such wonderful company of people who have the badge. But it’s a badge,” he added.
Bridgerton relies on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels and is produced by media mogul Shonda Rhimes, recognized for reveals like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal.
Set within the aggressive world of Regency London excessive society throughout the season, when debutantes are introduced at courtroom, Bridgerton premiered on December 25 on Netflix.
The first season revolves across the romance and marriage between the eldest Bridgerton daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings.