Colin Firth “might be ready” for Bridget Jones 3

The Kingsman: The Secret Service star could be persuaded to play a deteriorating Darcy in a third film

V. exciting news. Colin Firth – aka Mark Darcy, the man with the genuinely gorgeous bottom – is seriously thinking about taking part in a third Bridget Jones movie. 

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11 years after Mark and Bridge got their happy ending in The Edge of Reason, Firth thinks the cast “might be ready” to return to Jones’ mishap-riddled world. 

“It would have to have somewhere to go. Back at the time, I said that a third one should only happen if we were telling a story about having moved into a different generation when we were all beginning to deteriorate a little bit,” Firth told The Independent, adding: “I think we might be ready for that moment!”

To us, that sounds like a definite maybe.

Though, if a third movie were to be made and based on Helen Fielding’s third book, Firth might not even get a chance to play a declining Darcy. 

Mad About the Boy – which was published in 2013 – revisits Bridget aged 51: mother to two small children and widow after the lovely Mark Darcy died five years earlier.

So instead of being about Bridget’s married happy-ever-after, a third movie would most likely centre around Bridget’s toy boy romance with a man called Roxster… 

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V. disappointing.