Rege-Jean Page is not returning as the Duke of Hastings for season two of Bridgerton and we can hear hearts breaking across the globe. Bridgerton star actor, Rene-Jean Page, who stars as Duke of Hastings is breaking off from the popular Netflix romance series. The British/Zimbabwean actor played the sexy Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, on the Netflix series. Regé-Jean Page, the actor who delighted fans of Netflix's "Bridgerton" as the suave and debonaire Simon Bassett, Duke of Hastings, will not appear in the second season of … "Dear Readers, while all eyes turn to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to find a Viscountess, we bid adieu to Regé-Jean Page, who so triumphantly played the Duke of Hastings. The departure of Regé-Jean Page from Bridgerton was revealed by non-other than Lady Whistledown. A post from the show's social media account confirms the 31-year-old actor will not be returning for Season 2, which is currently filming in the United Kingdom. In her society papers on social media handle, it was announced that the actor will bid adieu to the series as the Duke of Hastings. ‘Bridgerton’ actor Regé-Jean Page, who plays the Duke Of Hastings in the popular period drama has already charmed his way in the hearts of the internet… Pardon us, your Grace. On Saturday, March 27, the Bridgerton breakout star took home the outstanding actor in a drama series award for his portrayal of the Duke of Hastings on … Actor Regé-Jean Page, who played Simon the Duke of Hastings, will not be returning for the second season of the hit Netflix show. It hinted that the upcoming second season will focus on Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to find a Viscountess. In case the approval of 82 million households isn’t enough of an accolade, Bridgerton – the opulent period drama that became Netflix’s most watched series ever this year – has now received another distinction. Fashion Beauty Celebrity Culture Weddings The cast and characters of Bridgerton for seasons 1 & 2, including Kate actor Simone Ashley as well as Regé-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor & Nicola Coughlan ... country home of the Duke of Hastings. Author: Erin McHugh Published: 1:35 PM CDT April 2, 2021 Regé-Jean Page (Sylvie's Love, For the People) is the actor behind Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings—a childhood friend of Anthony Bridgerton's and one of this season's leading heartthrobs.