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Renée Zellweger stars in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, the second film of the series, made in 2004
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Bridget Jones is returning to the big screen, 23 years after Helen Fielding's heroine first burst into our lives with her chardonnay and oversized granny pants.

The fourth movie in the saga will be based on Fielding's 2013 novel "Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy", which saw her raising young children as a single mum while "navigating social media and dating apps", said the Mail on Sunday.

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