BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Has too much time passed since the last Bridget Jones movie, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, opened in 2004? The movies based on Helen Fielding’s novels made money at the box office, though the $40 million domestic take of Edge of Reason was far less than the $71 million earned by the initial Bridget Jones movie in 2001.
I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not, but Renee Zellweger stopped acting. She churned out roles on the regular for almost two decades and then abruptly stopped. She hasn’t made a picture since 2010’s forgettable My Own Love Song, but that now seems poised to change thanks to her interest in a new project.
Zellweger has not only committed to front the comedy that's set in the thick of New York City's stand-up comedy community, but also will make her directorial debut with the film. Jackass's Johnny Knoxville will play the movie's hero, a struggling comic who is forced to take a job as a nanny, looking after the genius son of Zelwegger's single-mom character.
Break out the bunny ears and granny panties. Rumors that Renee Zellweger would turn the pages on third Bridget Jones’ Diary are coming to fruition, with EW confirming that Working Title Films was moving ahead on the sequel it had been batting around since 2009.
It's easy to see why Zellweger would want to return to one of her career high points, given that she hasn't had anything approximating a hit since 2005's Cinderella Man, but that's pretty much the only reason I can think of for this movie to exist
They're saying filming could start early next year, but given how possessive Weiner can be over even the smallest Mad Men developments
The first trailer for Case 39 makes a pretty convincing argument in favor of child abuse. The movie stars Renee Zellweger as a social worker who, with a little help from Ian McShane
One of the easiest ways to breathe life into a movie is by including a party scene. It allows the film to be creative with the soundtrack, gets all of the principals together for some witty banter and allows
Back in 2008 when asked about the possibility of a third Bridget Jones movie Renee Zellweger had this to say: “It rather depends on there being another book, of course.” She was wrong. There’s not another book but there will be a third movie
Some kids just have it coming. That seems to be the message hidden not so subtly within Case 39, a movie in which squinty-eyed Renee Zellweger stars as a social worker who saves the wrong child