COLIN Firth is open to appearing in a third ‘Bridget Jones’ movie.
The 54-year-old actor starred as Mark Darcy in the two previous film adaptations of Helen Fielding’s novels and has confirmed he’d be willing to consider reprising the role.
He said, “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. I think we might be ready for that moment!”
Firth admitted there are pitfalls attached to making a third film, but insisted a follow-up movie could be a success.
He told The Independent newspaper, “If it feels like you’re trying to squeeze something more out when it’s expired then that’s deathly, but they can work if they’re a developing series that stays fresh.”
However, one role that has evaded Firth is that of James Bond, with the Oscar-winning actor admitting he’s now too old for the part of the secret agent.
He shared, “That ship has sailed. I think there might be a bit of an age limit on Bond and even if I were to start now you’d have to be good for the next few.” BANG!