The “Bridgerton” Season 3 Trailer Is Here, And The Main Character Glow Up Is Real

As you likely are aware, Season 3 will focus on Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton — played by Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton, respectively — with the possibility of Colin reciprocating Penelope’s yearning looming over all.

Two actors from the series 'Bridgerton' posing together; one in a brown suit, the other in a red blazer dress and matching heels

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The trailer opens with Penelope still upset over the demise of her friendship with Eloise, saying that she must take a husband so that she can leave home.

Eloise Bridgerton in a historical dress with elaborate accessories, expressing surprise, outdoor daytime setting


We then get our first glimpse at Colin, who has had quite the side-to-main-character Bridgerton glow up.

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Colin offers to help Penelope in her pursuit of a husband, asking, “Are we not friends?” before a hand-touching so smoldering, it should be illegal.

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God, I love regency romance.

Two characters in historical costume hold hands, having an intimate conversation, from a scene in a Netflix show


We’re also introduced to Lord Debling, a potential love rival who rightfully notes Penelope’s beauty:

The trailer ends with Colin asking his mother if friendship is the best foundation for love. Cue more yearning!

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I’m so glad this didn’t come out when I was in a situationship with a friend, woof.

All in all, we’re back, baby! A warm bath for the soul!

Anthony Bridgerton and Benedict Bridgerton seated in a carriage, dressed in regency era attire


Bridgerton Season 3, Part 1 will be released on May 16.