Bridget Jones

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Bridget Jones's Baby Gets Ugly

'Blair Witch' and 'Snowden' also tank

(Newser) - Bridget Jones might've had a baby, but she might as well have laid an egg, with the so-called "three-quel" pulling in a paltry $8.2 million this weekend, notes the Hollywood Reporter . But Jones & Co. weren't alone in their diaper-dirtying, reports the AP , with both Blair ... More »

Uproar After Bridget Jones Author Kills Key Character

Spoiler alert!

(Newser) - The good news: Helen Fielding's third Bridget Jones book is out Oct. 10. The bad news (SPOILER ALERT): An excerpt from the book published in the Sunday Times revealed that Mark Darcy, Bridget's husband, is dead. Cue uproar: Fans were quick to bemoan Darcy's fate on Twitter,... More »

Bridget Jones 3 Is Coming

Long-rumored movie officially in the works

(Newser) - Good news for those of you who enjoy watching Renee Zellweger cavort around on-screen with a British accent: A third Bridget Jones movie is officially in the works, Entertainment Weekly confirms. But wait, you say, there are only two Bridget Jones books! Never fear: EW notes that author Helen Fielding... More »

Bridget Jones 3 in the Works

(Newser) - Bridget Jones and her oversized underwear are coming back for a third movie, Variety reports, with Renée Zellweger set to reprise the title character. Cate Blanchett is also on board for Indian Summer, expected to be based on Bridget Jones’ Diary author Helen Fielding’s columns for a British... More »

Bridget Jones Sinking Sales of Chardonnay?

UK wine critic blames fictional neurotic for giving it a bad name

(Newser) - The thirtysomething neurotic character Bridget Jones is getting the blame for plummeting sales of chardonnay in the UK, the Independent reports. The fictional publishing assistant miserably pours herself a tall glass after each one of her attempts at landing a husband fails—not exactly a great marketing tool. "Chardonnay... More »

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