As for Colin himself, Newton agrees with Rhimes and Beers, saying in the book that his character feels like he can find his purpose by saving damsels in distress. But, the actor made sure fans noted a small moment in season two when we can begin to see Colin’s true passions begin to take shape.
“When you see him with Sir Phillip, and he gets into plants and all these boring specifics,” Newton explained. “I don’t think he is bragging, I think he just finally feels validated. They really have an intimate moment geeking out together.”
Read more about Colin’s journey for yourself when Inside Bridgerton hits stands on Oct. 25.