Breakout star Regé-Jean Page opened up in a new article about his friendship with This is Us favorite Sterling K. Brown, who he described as a mentor. https://t.co/KhHo463BgZ— theGrio.com (@theGrio) May 27, 2021
* The two first met at a party during the 2016 Emmy Awards season, where Page approached the then-star of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story;
* Sterling K. Brown compares Regé-Jean Page to a young Brad Pitt: “He has the right mix of je ne sais quoi... He’s devastatingly handsome. He speaks the King’s English beautifully. He’s going to make a really easy, seamless leap to the silver screen.”;
* Page was the breakout star of Netflix's Bridgerton, in which he played the lovable rake Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings. The actor, who has since been cast in projects like Dungeons & Dragons and The Gray Man, will not be returning for future seasons of the period drama.