Last April, Universal Pictures and Working Title announced that they had given the green light to a new installment of the franchise. Bridget Jonesa fourth film that will have the official title Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boywith the return of Renee Zellweger in one of his most beloved roles.

The most recent news confirms (via Variety) what its supporting cast will be, which includes the signings of Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers, Tag), Nico Parker (The Last of Us, Dumbo), Josette Simon (Anatomy of a Scandal), y Leila Farzad (Black Mirror: Joan is Awful). In addition, the return of Gemma Jones y Jim Broadbent to play Bridget Jones' mom and dad, respectively. Sarah Solemani, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson y James Callis They will return to give life to Bridget's friends. Neil Pearson, Joanna Scanlan y Celia Imrie They are other returning members.

The newly announced ones join those previously confirmed as part of the main cast: Zellwegerthe returns of Hugh Grant y Emma Thompsonand other new additions to the franchise, Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, Love, Actually) y Leo Woodall (The White Lotus, One Day).

The film, adapted from Helen Fielding's bestseller, will be directed by Michael Morris (Better Call Saul, To Leslie), with a script Fielding, Abi Morgan y Dan Mazer.

Filming is taking place right now.

Universal Pictures has set its release in theaters around the world for February 14, 2025.. In the United States, it will also have a simultaneous premiere on Peacock.

The rom-com franchise, made up of Bridget Jone’s Diary (2001), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), y Bridget Jone’s Baby (2016), accumulates more than $760 million dollars in the global box office.

Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Jo Wallett will produce for Working Title Films, and Amelia Granger and Sarah-Jane Wright will executive produce. Helen Fielding will be another executive producer. StudioCanal will co-finance and co-distribute in select international markets. Miramax is another of the co-financiers.


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