Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant & Emma Thompson To Return For BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY

Bridget Joness Diary Renee Zellweger

A new Bridget Jones movie is in the works at Universal Pictures and Working Title. Titled "Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy", the film will bring back series alums Renee Zellweger, Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant.

Directed by Michael Morris ("To Leslie"), the film is based on the third book in Helen Fielding's series, which picks up with Bridget in her early fifties, as she navigates the challenges of modern life while juggling the responsibilities of motherhood.

The cast will also include Chiwetel Ejiofor and Leo Woodall ("The White Lotus") in unspecified roles.

Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Jo Wallett will produce through Working Title Films, with Working Title's Amelia Granger and Sarah-Jane Wright exec producing alongside Fielding. Miramax is co-financing.

The first three films in the series raked in a combined gross of over $760 million worldwide. The original film "Bridget Jones's Diary" earned Zellweger her first Oscar nomination.


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