Hannah New ( Black Sails, Maleficent, Trust: The Getty Abduction ) joined the cast of Bridgerton ‘s third season as Lady Tilley Arnold .
Widowed at a very young age, Tilley enjoys the privileges and power that comes from her position as her husband’s heir, living her life her way thanks to her financial independence and with great sexual freedom.
Bridgerton ‘s third season is currently in the works. The first episode will be titled “Out of the Shadows” and will be directed by new showrunner Jess Brownell , who replaces Chris Van Dusen . The cast is joined by new entries Daniel Francis ( Stay Close ), who will play Marcus Anderson, Sam Phillips ( The Crown ), who will play Lord Debling, and James Phoon ( Wreck ), who will play Harry Dankworth. HERE the description of the characters.
The plot of season 3
Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) has finally given up on her longtime crush on Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) after hearing his derogatory comments about her last season. However, she has decided that it is time to find a husband, preferably someone who gives her enough independence to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown, away from her mother and sisters. But, due to her lack of self-confidence, Penelope’s attempts to find a husband blatantly fail. Meanwhile, Colin is back from his summer travels with a new look and a cheeky swagger. But he is disheartened to realize that Penelope, the one person who has always appreciated him the way he was, treats him coldly. Eager to win back his friendship, this season Colin offers to mentor Penelope to help her find a husband. But when his lessons start working a little too well, Colin has to figure out if his feelings for Penelope are really just friendship. Complicating matters for Penelope is her estrangement from Eloise (Claudia Jessie), who has found a new friendship in a very unlikely place, while Penelope’s increasingly assiduous presence in London high society makes it even more difficult to keep her secret. his alter ego of Lady Whistledown.