In “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy,” author Helen Fielding has thrown a serious wrench in the life of our favorite dating, dieting, diary-doodling heroine.
After waiting 14 years for this third installment of the bestselling series, London's The Sunday Times posted an excerpt in which it is revealed that Jones’ dashing husband Mark Darcy has died, leaving Jones a widowed mother of two.
The stars flocked to CAA's pre-Oscar party in Beverly Hills Friday night.
Sandra Bullock decided to give her tired feet a break from her heels as she exited the bash barefoot, while Cameron Diaz was joined by her "Gambit" co-star Colin Firth.
The stars arrived to the 83rd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre to celebrate the year's most talented and Oscar-worthy actors and films.
Natalie Portman and Colin Firth were the two big winners of the evening. Portman won for her role in "Black Swan," while Colin took home his first Oscar for "The King's Speech," which also won Best Picture.
Nominated for his endearing role as King George VI in "The King's Speech," Colin Firth is an accomplished film, television and stage actor. Colin first received acclaim for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the '90's television version of "Pride and Prejudice," and has since won an array of acting awards.
Learn more about Colin Firth!
"The King's Speech" is the talk of the 83rd Academy Award nominations with 12 nods, while "True Grit" was close behind with 10. "The Social Network," which won key pre-Oscar Best Picture wins, including the Golden Globe and Critic's Choice Awards, came up third with eight nods.
Read what some of the nominees have to say about receiving their coveted Oscar nominations!
"What an extraordinary journey this film has taken me on! 'Rabbit Hole' has been a labor of love and I'm so thankful to John Cameron Mitchell, David Lindsay-Abaire and the brilliant cast. This nomination reflects all of the heart and soul that these people have put into it and I can't thank them enough." -- Nicole Kidman, Best Actress nominee for "Rabbit Hole"
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique announced the 83rd Academy Award nominations from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater early Tuesday morning.
Nods went to both Natalie Portman and Colin Firth in the acting categories.
Annette Bening, "The Kids Are All Right"
Nicole Kidman, "Rabbit Hole"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Winter's Bone"
Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Michelle Williams, "Blue Valentine"
Javier Bardem, "Biutiful"
Jeff Bridges, "True Grit"
Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network"
Colin Firth, "The King's Speech"
James Franco, "127 Hours"
"Extra's" Mario Lopez not only got to talk with the Golden Globe winners -- including Christian Bale, Claire Danes, Al Pacino and Colin Firth -- he also took some great candid pix with them, courtesy of PhotoBox L.A.
Check out all the antics backstage at the Golden Globes!