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As the title indicates, the now 43-year-old TV news producer finds herself knocked-up by either the sexy online dating guru Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey, keeping his American accent) she had a fling with at a Glastonbury-like festival, or her longtime crush Mark Darcy (Colin Firth again), the uptight English barrister who, though he’s technically married, she bedded a few nights later.
For a woman whose original casting in the 2001 adaptation of Fielding’s bestseller “Bridget Jones’s Diary” caused much consternation among fans and the Brit actress community, Zellweger is so identified with the role now that even her co-star in that and interim sequel “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” (2004) can’t conceive of her as American anymore.
“The kind of things he thought he had figured out about his life haven’t turned out quite the same way as he might have expected 15 years ago,” the English actor continues.People have been wondering and the media’s been speculating. She still sounds like the sweet little Texas gal she always has. ” the actress says and laughs via phone from England when told we’ve missed hearing it since Zellweger took a hiatus from movies at the start of the decade. They love Bridget Jones and wonder why I can’t talk like that all the time.” Her European mom and dad will want to put Zellweger’s comeback film, “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” on loop.In her third outing as Helen Fielding’s British singleton, the actress never lets the Home Counties accent falter, even as the character’s personal life, dignity and relationship to gravity repeatedly do.What’s interesting about this incarnation of these characters is the relatability of their challenges at this stage in their lives.“I like the messages that Helen put in there with respect to what you go through at a certain point.