Ed Sheeran has landed himself a cameo role in the upcoming threequel to 2001’s English romantic comedy film, “Bridget Jones’ Diary”.
The 24-year-old British singer announced the big news to his fans via his personal Instagram account. He uploaded a picture of himself alongside lead actress Renee Zellweger, who will reprise her role as the hugely popular and unlucky-in-love Bridget.
The picture was captioned:
Spent the day being an actor in the new Bridget Jones movie. Loved it, you’re gonna love it too.
The singer’s character in the movie has yet to be confirmed, but he will either be playing himself or another fictional character in the comedy. Other cast members include “Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey and Colin Firth, who will reprise his role as Mark Darcy.
Titled “Bridget Jones’ Baby”, this upcoming British-American romantic-comedy film is directed by Sharon Maguire and written by Helen Fielding, David Nicholls and Emma Thompson. It is based on the fictional columns by Fielding and the story follows the adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s.
It will be the 3rd film in the franchise and a sequel to the 2004 film, “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason”.
“Bridget Jones’ Baby” is set to be released on 16th September 2016.