Hugh Grant and Renee Zellweger have remained shut pals (Image: Getty Pictures)
Hugh Grant has shared the love for his former Bridget Jones co-star Renee Zellweger, claiming she’s ‘one of many few actresses’ he hasn’t fallen out with.
Take into account us intrigued.
The primary instalment, which starred Renee as clumsy journalist Bridget, and Hugh as her former boss and all-round slimeball Daniel Cleaver, was released almost 20 years ago, however they’ve stayed in contact to today.
‘I really like Renee. She’s one of many few actresses I haven’t fallen out with,’ he mentioned.
‘And we acquired on very properly collectively and, we nonetheless trade lengthy emails. Hers, particularly, are at the least 70 pages every. Fascinating stuff, however fairly laborious to decipher.’
The 60-year-old added to SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Present: ‘She’s a correctly good egg and a genius. Did you see her Judy Garland? About nearly as good as performing will get.’
Hugh starred reverse Renee, 51, and Colin Firth, 60, who performed Mark Darcy, within the unique Bridget Jones’s Diary in 2001, after which within the sequel, The Fringe of Cause, in 2004.
Renee and Colin reprised their roles in 2013 for Bridget Jones’s Child, though Hugh pulled out after deciding he ‘couldn’t make the character work within the story.’
Earlier this 12 months, Renee and Hugh additionally gave us the Bridget Jones reunion all of us deserved when they ran into each other at the Baftas.
Renee and Hugh (R) starred alongside Colin Firth (Image: Miramax/Kobal/REX)
As host Graham Norton ready to welcome Hugh on stage to announce the very best movie winner, cameras caught the Paddington 2 actor hugging his former co-star who had simply gained finest actress for her function in Judy.
Hugh arrived on stage and clearly couldn’t resist a reference to the film, saying: ‘Properly initially, properly finished Jones.’
As the group laughed and applauded, he added: ‘That was a really, very, foolish little costume I assumed.’
The pair have each been smashing it of their latest roles, with Hugh applauded for his efficiency in HBO’s The Undoing, reverse Nicole Kidman.
In the meantime, Renee landed an Oscar win for her efficiency in Judy, scooping up the very best actress award.
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