Hollywood is still obsessed with why Regé-Jean Page, the iconic star of Netflix’s most watched series “Bridgerton,” passed away after just one season.
The Hollywood Reporter wrote Tuesday in a recent autopsy about his departure that the actor had signed a one-year contract, but then “offered the opportunity to return as a guest star in three to five episodes of season two – in the mid-1990s.” The rate was $ 50,000 per episode – but refused. ”
Page has said he was attracted to the role because only a “one-season arc” he told Variety: “I’m going to come in, I get involved with my family, and the ̵6;Bridgerton’ family is in. come”
THR added on Tuesday that “a source said that almost everyone near the show knows that Page only has a one-year deal,” and that Page “focuses its laser on a growing film career. His ”
His agent was apparently “full of movie proposals” and that fans still wanted him to play the role of James Bond. He is currently filming a role in the upcoming feature “Dungeons and Dragons” and has been filmed as part of the budget Netflix movie “Avengers: Endgame” guru Russo Brothers.
Perhaps adding to Page’s obsession with Shonda Rhimes is an industry history of once-famous stars who dropped TV hits for Greenfields, with varying degrees of success since their “NYPD Blue” exit. The infamous David Caruso goes to the death of Dan Stevens from “Downton Abbey”
Season 2 of “Bridgerton” is currently filming and is still starring yet another star, Phoebe Dinevor, who is quietly dating news with “SNL” star Pete Davidson.