Bridget Jones has emerged from the early aughts to give us Bridget Jones’s Baby, wherein our protagonist, played by Renée Zellweger, is pregnant and unsure whether McDreamy or Mr. Darcy is the father. Hilarious, right? Ugh.
In the third installment of the Bridget Jones film franchise that began in 2001, Jones is just as wonky and useless as she was when it all began, except without Hugh Grant to keep it interesting. This time, Jones has once again begun her life anew and cut ties with her boyfriend, played by Colin “Mr. Darcy” Firth, with whom she got together in 2004's Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. In Bridget Jones’s Baby, she meets Patrick “McDreamy” Dempsey and sleeps with him after sleeping with Firth, only to come up pregnant and have the source of the sperm be the film’s central joke. From the trailer above, this will not be a very good movie, but sure, let’s wring out another sequel, when there are probably hundreds of screenwriters with great new ideas Hollywood can ignore.