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.“We used the analogy of the band’s back together,” Zellweger confirms.
“I’ve just forgotten she comes from Texas,” Firth says of Zellweger, who indeed buffed-up her Brit with a voice expert before the 12-year reunion, and remained in character on- and off-set during “Baby’s’ London production.
“When I sit next to her doing press, it always gives me a jolt when I hear her real accent.
Renée Zellweger and guitarist boyfriend Doyle Bramhall II escaped for a Hawaiian vacation together over the weekend.
The couple, who reportedly started dating last Summer after meeting at the University of Texas in the '90s, spent Sunday paddleboarding and kayaking.
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.