BRIDGET JONES movie shooting from Lower Marsh
Bridget Jones Returns To UK Screens November 12
United International Pictures, Universal Pictures and Working Title Films are delighted to announce the release of BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 12th November 2004.
Academy Award winner Renee Zellweger (Cold Mountain) returns to the screens as Bridget Jones in a film directed by Beeban Kidron. Starring Hugh Grant (About A Boy) and Colin Firth (Love Actually), BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON is based on Helen Fieldings No.1 best seller and adapted for the screen by Andrew Davies, Helen Fielding, Richard Curtis and Adam Brooks. The film is produced by Jonathan Cavendish, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.
In this sequel to BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY, we find Bridget where we left her, blissful and besotted in the arms of gorgeous lawyer Mark Darcy (Colin Firth). Mark is supportive and tolerant of (nearly) all of Bridget's tiny jealousies. Why wouldn't every woman in London, including Mark's new long-legged, intern, want to lure him away from the plumpish, opinionated, sometimes inappropriate Bridget?
With the entry of the leggy threat, Bridget's pink clouds begin to turn grey as her attacks of self-doubt sorely test her relationship with Darcy. And just when it seems that the waters couldn't get any more choppy, Bridget's former boss, womanising heartthrob Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant), sails into view. Ms. Jones careers from embarrassing situation to romantic misunderstanding, still managing to muddle through in this continuation of the trials and tribulations of the working woman who has become the symbolic heroine of 'singletons' everywhere.
The film provides a hilarious and touching look at the answer to the question, "What happens after the happy ending?"
BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON sees the return of Bridgets parents, Jim Broadbent (Moulin Rouge) and Gemma Jones (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets), her best friends Sally Phillips (Smack The Pony), Shirley Henderson (Intermission) and James Callis, and introduces to the story Jacinda Barrett (The Human Stain) as Rebecca.
Director Beeban Kidron previously won a BAFTA in 1991 for her TV adaptation of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. She went on to direct Antonia and Jane and Swept From The Sea. Producer Jonathan Cavendish has been a driving force behind a host of British box office successes including Bridget Jones Diary, Croupier and Gangster No 1.
Founded in 1983, Working Title Films has been co-chaired by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner since 1992. Between them, the pair has produced more than 70 motion pictures, which have amassed more than $2.5 billion worldwide. Working Title Films has a long-term agreement with Universal Pictures. Universal Pictures in turn has an agreement with StudioCanal, whereby films produced by Working Title are distributed in the US through Universal Pictures and internationally through Universal and StudioCanal.
Universal Pictures is a unit of Universal Studios, a part of CANAL +, the TV and Film division of NBC Universal, a new global leader in media and communications. BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON will be released across the UK and Ireland by United International Pictures (UIP).
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