Fact: A fourth Bridget Jones book is set to be released in October (16), a month after the release of movie Bridget Jones's Baby. The next book by Helen Fielding will be titled Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries and follow her journey as a new mother. It is set between the events of 1999 book The Edge of Reason and third instalment, 2013's Mad About The Boy. The upcoming movie, starring Renee Zellweger, was not based on any of the novels, but the Bridget Jones newspaper column Fielding used to write.
Fact: The third installment in Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones book series will be titled Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy and will be released in October (13). Movie bosses are already said to be making plans to turn the book into a film, following the success of the two previous movie adaptations.
Quote: "I don’t really want to be part of a perpetual franchise, but we’re all getting so old! I think the idea of Mark D’Arcy and Daniel Cleaver and Bridget Jones in advanced stages of deterioration could be quite fun. We’re making a comedy after all." Colin Firth is keen for a second Bridget Jones's Diary sequel.
Quote: "The last time I was in England, a newspaper said I was doing it, so I called the people in charge and asked, 'Hey, what do you know about Bridget Jones 3?' Their reply: 'Well, we don't know.'" Renee Zellweger on the rumours of a third installment in the BRIDGET JONES hit movie series.
Quote: "Can I just tell you my body is whacked by the time we finish one of those (Bridget Jones movies). It doesn't know what has happened because it thinks there's supposed to be a baby and there's no christening." Actress Renee Zellweger on her yo-yo diet for her role as BRIDGET JONES in the British comedy franchise. (MT/WNTMA/LR) "Can I just tell you my body is whacked by the time we finish one of those (BRIDGET JONES movies). It doesn't know what has happened because it thinks there's supposed to be a baby and there's no christening." Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER on her yo-yo diet for her role as BRIDGET JONES in the British comedy franchise.
Fact: Bridget Jones star Renee Zellweger is allergic to Band-Aids. The sticky plasters make the actress' skin break out in a rash.
Quote: "It's a ton of fun for about two days and then it stops. Then you just feel full." Actress RENEE ZELWEGGER on process of piling on weight for the Bridget Jones movies.
Quote: "I understand (and) crave the beans and toast breakfast." Renee Zellweger insists playing British characters BEATRIX POTTER and Bridget Jones have influenced her food choices.
Fact: The wetsuits worn by Hugh Grant and Colin Firth during their fight scene in 2004 movie Bridget Jones: THE EDGE OF REASON are up for grabs on internet auction site eBay, with starting bids of GBP10,000 ($18,000).
Fact: <p>Following the huge successes of Harry Potter AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN and Bridget Jones: THE EDGE OF REASON, British films nearly doubled their takings at the international box office last year (04). In 2003, UK movies fetched $1.2 billion (GBP650 million), compared to $2.3 billion (GBP1.3 billion) in 2004. </p>