Hugh Grant Won't Reprise His Role as Daniel Cleaver in Third Bridget Jones Movie—Find Out Why!

October 14, 2014 3:05 PM

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Hugh Grant will not reprise his role as the shady but sexy book publisher in a third Bridget Jones film, co-starring Colin Firth and Renee Zellweger. "The book's excellent, by the way, but the script is completely different—or the script as I last saw it a few years ago," Grant, 54, said in a recent Free Radio interview. "And in the end I decided not to do it. But I think they are going to go ahead and do it without Daniel."

Two years ago, it was reported that Grant was unhappy with the initial screenplay for the follow-up film, which was being put together with the help of novelist Helen Fielding. Then titled Bridget Jones's Baby, the movie was said to focus on Bridget in her 40s, desperate for a baby and torn between ...

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