Bridgerton has confirmed Rege-Jean Page, who played Simon Bassett, the Duke of Hastings, will not be returning to the show for its highly-anticipated second series. And that's really where the Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings on the series, that's the idea he was born out of. Speaking to OprahMag.com, the 30-year-old actor credits the dance scenes with building chemistry with co-star Phoebe Dynevor. Simon Basset – Bridgerton Characters Everything you need to know about Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings! Bridgerton fans were left devastated over the news that Regé-Jean Page’s character Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, will not be returning for season 2. Learn more about Simon Basset's pin here. Lady Whistledown has bid Simon Basset adieu. Bridgerton fans were left heartbroken after learning that Regé-Jean Page’s beloved character Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, will not be a part of season 2. BRIDGERTON season 2 will not welcome back Rege-Jean Page in the role of the Duke of Hastings, Simon Basset, when the Netflix series returns as … And after talking Daphne, Anthony, Benedict, Colin, Eloise and the younger Bridgertons, it is time to step out of the family and talk about our leading man: Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings. Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page is the perfect Simon Bassett, Duke of Hastings in the Netflix show. Bridgerton's … In Netflix's Bridgerton, the Duke of Hastings wears a green brooch with a deeper, sentimental meaning. Here's what you need to know about the breakout star of Bridgerton, who was recently cast in the Netflix movie The Gray Man. Netflix’s Bridgerton has got it all: scandal, romance, bougie balls, and of course, a jaw-dropping male lead. Bridgerton's Rege-Jean Page will not be returning for the Netflix series' second season. So, enjoy our Bridgerton impressions, and remember, we still … Bridgerton: Rege-Jean Page Not Returning for Season... IGN - Adam Bankhurst • 3h. Regé-Jean Page stars as Simon Bassett, the Duke of Hastings, in the Netflix show Bridgerton.