The "Bridgerton" Season 3 Trailer Is Already Driving People Feral

    "Do you believe the best foundation for love is friendship?"

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    Good news, fellow members of the 'ton: The Bridgerton Season 3 trailer is upon us.

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    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.

    Closeup of Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan

    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.

    Penelope Featherington in a historical dress with elaborate accessories, expressing surprise, outdoor daytime setting
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    We then get our first glimpse at Colin, who has had quite the side-to-main-character Bridgerton glow up.

    Scene from "Bridgerton" with Colin holding a handkerchief to a woman's mouth, both in period costumes

    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.

    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!

    A closeup of Penelope

    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.

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