Entertainment TV 'Bridgerton' Wraps Production on Season 2: 'Words Are Not Enough,' Showrunner Teases "Series 2 complete. Heart full," Jonathan Bailey wrote after wrapping Bridgerton season 2, in which his character Lord Anthony Bridgerton potentially finds love with Simone Ashley's Kate Sharma By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 21, 2021 01:52 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton and Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma in season 2 of Bridgerton. Photo: Liam Daniel/Netflix Another season of Bridgerton is one step closer to hitting our screens. Creator and showrunner Chris Van Dusen celebrated wrapping season 2 of the hit Netflix series Saturday, posting a photo of himself hugging the show's new romantic leads Jonathan Bailey and Simone Ashley. "That's a wrap on Season Two! So proud of this cast and crew who brought their A-games to work each and every day in this very challenging year," Van Dusen wrote on Twitter. "And these two in this photo with me right here. Words are not enough. Coming in 2022." Bridgerton's Nicola Coughlan Warns Fans to 'Prepare Thyself' for Season 2 — See the First Look! Bailey, 33, also posted a photo of himself with Van Dusen and Sex Education actress Ashley, 26, at the season 2 wrap party. "Series 2 complete. Heart full," he wrote on his Instagram Story. Bridgerton was renewed for season 2 in January, not long before Netflix gave the show an early order for seasons 3 and 4 in April. The first season famously became the streaming platform's "biggest show ever" when it premiered in January. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Filming for season 2 kicked off in May, but production had hit a few roadblocks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Production was halted indefinitely in July when someone tested positive for coronavirus, just days after a 24-hour pause. Filming later resumed in early August. Jonathan Bailey/Instagram Based on Julia Quinn's novel The Viscount Who Loved Me, season 2 will focus on the oldest Bridgerton sibling, Bailey's Lord Anthony Bridgerton, who will potentially find love with new character Kate Sharma. Ashley was cast as the female romantic lead in February. "Newly arrived in London, Kate is a smart, headstrong young woman who suffers no fools — Anthony Bridgerton very much included," Netflix's character description reads. Nicola Coughlan, the actress who plays Penelope Featherington, appeared with Bailey at Netflix's TUDUM event in September, where they unveiled a first look at season 2. The clip featured a heated exchange between Anthony and Kate. RELATED VIDEO: 'Bridgerton' Newcomer Simone Ashley Says She Had a "Pinch-Me Moment" When Mindy Kaling Messaged Her The show is based on Quinn's Bridgerton series, with each season featuring one of the eight eponymous siblings finding love during the social season of Regency era London. Season 1 told the love story of Anthony's younger sister Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page). Season 2 of Bridgerton will debut on Netflix in 2022.