In the 2004 sequel, “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason,” the screenwriters cranked up Bridget’s anxiety and extinguished all narrative pleasure from the movie: in a fit of squeaky jealousy, she breaks up with Mark Darcy, the aloof, Austen-lifted dreamboat played by Colin Firth, and ends up in a Thai prison after being wrongfully accused of smuggling cocaine.
The movie, which did not handle these cross-cultural scenes particularly well, also suffered from the absence of Sharon Maguire, the original director.
I tore through and I’ve probably read it a dozen times now, because I always go back and re-read it to remind myself who she is and how I fell in love with her. You know, there was no script when I auditioned, there were just the books.
Craig and I auditioned with scenes pulled verbatim, dialogue from the books.
This is a precarious balancing act, and it’s a testament to Zellweger’s abilities that Bridget was so appealing fifteen years ago.
It’s actually turned out to be really, really cool, and I’m proud that I did it, because it wasn’t an easy decision to pack up my life and move. It was one room, and it was above a pizza place on 14th and 7th in Manhattan. We did it, and now we’re patting each other on the back. I went to the emergency room last year when I accidentally punched a shield during a fight.
know her as Kahlan the Confessor, a powerful woman who can make anyone she touches tell the truth — but in exchange, they lose their free will and are compelled to obey her for as long as they live.
And while the fantasy action series has been Bridget Regan’s breakout role, the 27-year-old actress has appeared in everything from .
Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days.
Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.