Quote: "I did want to tell Colin in person but we were trying to have lunch, and I couldn't really tell him why I was trying to meet him, and he was in a different place, so I ended up telling him he died on the phone." Author Helen Fielding on how she broke the news she was killing off Mark Darcy in her latest Bridget Jones's Diary novel to Colin Firth, who has played the character on the big screen in two films.
Fact: The third installment in Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones book series will be titled Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy and will be released in October (13). Movie bosses are already said to be making plans to turn the book into a film, following the success of the two previous movie adaptations.
Fact: BRIDGET JONES' DIARY author Helen Fielding is expecting her second child at the age of 48 - the baby is due in July (06).