Our favourite lovable ditz is back and this time she's got herself up the duff and people are loving it.
Despite the less-than-impressed reception of previous
films, critics are rating the latest instalment
much higher than expected.
Tim Robey from Daily Telegraph (UK) says "Zellweger feels back in charge of the character again, and even her excesses are easily indulged, after the tonally hideous detour of 2004's The Edge of Reason."
Kevin P. Sullivan from
says "the proceedings may be typical for Bridget and the series, but it's all played so earnestly that it's difficult to hold a grudge."
"The script contains some genuinely uproarious laughs and is sharper than it needs to be, even if some of the jokes feel as old as Bridget's condoms."
"A warm, witty and welcome return - intelligently evolved and an absolute hoot. As Bridget would say: 'v.good'." says Jane Crawther from
Bridget Jones's Baby is due to be released in New Zealand on September 22.
Word on the street is Bridget Jones's Baby producer Eric Fellner already wants to make a fourth film in the Bridget Jones series.
Fellner said this week that he has already started thinking about bringing Helen Fielding's 2013 novel Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy to the big screen.
While speaking at a press conference on Monday this week in London, he said:
"Helen has another book out there called Mad About the Boy which picks up eight years later, where Bridget is about 50 or 51, so maybe in eight years' time we can talk about it."