TODAY | February 06, 2013
>>> world of literature is filled with heroines, anna karin in a and, of course, bridget jones . get ready, world. bridget jones is back. the chain-smoking, booze swilling, granny panty wearing singleton swimming in a world of smug marrieds will make her return.
>> readers, media, everybody out there is waiting to see where she is now.
>> spawned from a newspaper column , bridget jones diary was first published in 1996 , combined with its sequel, the book sold over 50 million copies in 40 countries.
>> what on earth are you wearing? you look like a common prostitute.
>> two popular movies based on the books further cemented bridget as a pop icon .
>> she was so relatable and there was something about that character that felt so authentic. we knew that girl. she was your sister. she was your best friend. she was that co-worker that you felt like you could talk to until the wee hours of the morning about everything.
>> the new book takes place in present day london and will represent a totally new phase in bridget 's life, leaving bridget 's fans wondering if she will resume her old affair with the kad daniel cleaver. live happily ever after with the reindeer jumper wearing darcy.
>> i like you very much just as you are.