Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant are going to reprise their roles inBridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

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Two-time Oscar winner Renée Zellweger is set to return to one of her most beloved roles in Universal Pictures’ and Working Title’s “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy,” an adaptation of Helen Fielding’s best-selling novel.
Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson are confirmed to return alongside franchise newcomers Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “Love, Actually”) and Leo Woodall (“The White Lotus,” “One Day”).
The three “Bridget Jones” films (2001’s “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” 2004’s “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” and 2016’s “Bridget Jones’s Baby”) have been massively successful, bringing in more than $760 million at the worldwide box office.
“Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy“ will debut in cinemas internationally and on Peacock in the U.S. on Valentine’s Day 2025.
For her role in the original 2001 film, Zellweger earned her first Academy Award nomination.
“Mad About the Boy” marks Grant’s return to the film series after his character, Daniel Cleaver, was presumed dead (and later revealed to be alive) in “Bridget Jones’s Baby.” Zellweger is repped by CAA, John Carrabino Management, and imPRint.
Grant is repped by CAA and The Lede Company.
Woodall is repped by The Gersh Agency, Hamilton Hodell, Anonymous Content, R&CPMK and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.

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“Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy,” a film adaptation of Helen Fielding’s best-selling novel from Universal Pictures and Working Title, will feature two-time Oscar winner Renée Zellweger reprising one of her most cherished roles.

Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant are confirmed to be returning, along with Chiwetel Ejiofor and Leo Woodall, the newcomers to the franchise (“Love, Actually,” “12 Years a Slave,” and “One Day”).

Michael Morris (“To Leslie,” “Better Call Saul”) will helm the motion picture. At the global box office, the three “Bridget Jones” movies—”Bridget Jones’s Diary” (2001), “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” (2004), and “Bridget Jones’s Baby” (2016)—have made over $760 million.

“Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy” will make its Peacock debut in the United States and in theaters around the world. S. on February 14th, 2025.

Working Title Films will handle the production with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Jo Wallett serving as producers, and Working Title Films will handle the executive producing. The project’s executive producer will be Helen Fielding as well. In co-financing is Miramax.

On behalf of the studio, the project will be managed by Senior Executive Vice President of Production Development Erik Baiers and Creative Executive Vice President of Production Development Jacqueline Garell. The project will involve numerous trainees from the London Screen Academy working in multiple departments.

Zellweger’s first Academy Award nomination came from her performance in the 2001 original film. After his character, Daniel Cleaver, was thought to be dead in “Bridget Jones’s Baby” but later turned out to be alive, Grant returns to the film series with “Mad About the Boy.”. “.

CAA, John Carrabino Management, and imPRint represent Zellweger. The Lede Company and CAA are Grant’s agents. Thompson is represented by CAA and Hamilton Hodell. In the US, Ejiofor is represented by Markham, Froggatt, and Irwin. G. and CAA in the United States. s. Hayum Matlof + Fishman LLP is Hirsch Wallerstein’s legal firm. Hamilton Hodell, Anonymous Content, RandCPMK, The Gersh Agency, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher are Woodall’s representatives.

Erik Hyman of Paul Hastings LLP and UTA both represent Morris. Fielding is represented by Karon Maskill PR, Independent Talent, Aitken Alexander, and United Talent Agency.

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