Bridget is back.
Oscar winner Renée Zellweger returns to the big screen after a six-year absence with “Bridget Jones’s Baby.”
Bridget (Zellweger) is still single, but she loves her life and she’s thriving in her career as a top news producer. Bridget is seen navigating her past romance with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), while entertaining a new man in her present—Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey).
However Bridget becomes pregnant, and as luck would have it, the baby could either be Mark or Jack’s.
“There’s at least a 50 percent chance,” Zellweger says as Bridget when asked if the baby is Mark’s.
“Bridget Jones’s Baby” marks Zellweger’s third time portraying Bridget after 2001’s “Bridget Jones’s Diary” and 2004’s “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.” Zellweger won a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for the first film.
The first two “Bridget Jones” films are adapted from author Helen Fielding’s novels of the same name. However “Bridget Jones’s Baby” is an original story not based on Fielding’s third book in the series (“Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy”).
Sally Phillips, Gemma Jones, and Jim Broadbent reprise their roles from the first two films. Emma Thompson joins the cast as Bridget’s OBGYN.
“Bridget Jones’s Baby” is due in theaters this September.
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