‘Bridgerton’ Season 3: Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton Serve Ultimate Romance at Juliet’s Balcony Oozing Shakespeare

Published 05/11/2024, 12:55 AM EDT

Netflix’s penchant for period dramas has kept fans on a hook and a fan favorite among all is Bridgerton. The show premiered in 2020 and since has maintained a strong fan following with its take on love and rivalry from the Regency era. Over the years, as the show gave birth to two installments, all eyes grew eager to witness Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton’s transitioning equations from friends to lovers. And as the third season builds up anticipation for the peak of their interlink, the stars left fans in awe with the ultimate Cupid card from their playbook.

Consistent with its romantic arc, the pair recently sent fans into a frenzy with snaps from Juliet’s balcony.

Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton’s love story finds home on Juliet’s Balcony


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Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton are going above and beyond to bring forth their iconic, fan-dubbed ‘Polin’ romance to the Netflix screens. Hence, not only with its essence but even in relevance, the beloved pair has been winning hearts lately. Netflix recently rolled out a fresh snap from the duo's outing at Juliet's Balcony in Verona, Italy, amidst the heightening anticipation of their blooming on-screen romance in the upcoming season.

The balcony, inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, serves as a beckon of hope for luck in love. It is a place that echoes the Renaissance timeline and the courtyard boasts a statue of Juliet from its creation during the 20th century. Although the reasons for their whereabouts leading to Juliet’s Balcony remain under wraps, a possible explanation could be for their filming purpose in the two-part third installment.

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For fans, however, the scene already has them in a meltdown as they surely did not seem to get enough of it.

Fans expect a Romeo-Juliet crossover with Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton in Bridgerton 3

Not too long ago, Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton graced the Bridgerton season 3 launch and addressed their mounting chemistry. Although the session came with a caution alert for their steamy scenes, little did fans know about the heights of romance this season would hail to. However, with the pair’s touchdown on Juliet’s Balcony in Italy, fans cannot help but look forward to a Romeo-Juliet reference within the chapter.

Most fans were left enchanted by the sheer show of sweetness by the two, and some resorted to Taylor Swift’s playlists to embrace the vibe in its entirety.


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In the thread, fans inundated it with images of the stars, while a handful also shared fan theories about how the location might tie into the storyline of the upcoming third season. As usual, fans appeared captivated by the stars' charm and grace, eagerly anticipating the release of the new season. Fortunately, with just under a week until the season premieres on Netflix, fans can now breathe a sigh of relief, no longer needing to rely on tabloids to catch glimpses of their romance firsthand.


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Ahead of ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3, Netflix Teases the First Look At a Much Awaited Coupling

What do you think of Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton's pictures from Juliet's balcony in Verona, Italy, ahead of Bridgerton's season 3 release? Let us know in the comments below!



Anushka Bhattacharya

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I'm Anushka Bhattacharya, an entertainment journalist at Netflix Junkie. Armed with a degree in literature, I once wielded my words to catalyze change within society through my work with NGOs. However, as I stumbled into the exuberant hole of crime thrillers and documentaries on Netflix, it was love at first sight and pushed me into entertainment journalism.

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