Bridget Jones’s Diary to be made into a musical

June 6th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI  

London, June 6 (ANI): Renee Zellweger-starrer Bridget Jones’s Diary is to be turned into a musical.

The 2001 film grossed 282 million dollars worldwide, and its sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, raked in 262 million dollars.

Now, the writer of the original novels, Helen Fielding, is planning to cash in on the romantic comedy franchise with a stage production, reports The Daily Express.

She tells U.K. newspaper The Times, “I’ve been doing it (writing) for two years, and writing the songs.”

Written in the form of a personal diary, the novel chronicles a year in the life of Bridget Jones, a thirty-something single working woman living in London. She writes (often humorously) about her career, self-image, vices, family, friends, and romantic relationships. (ANI)

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