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    Hugh Grant Revealed That Renée Zellweger Is One Of The Few Female Actors He "Hasn't Fallen Out With"

    "She's a properly good egg and a genius."

    Hugh Grant is on a massive press tour right now after the series finale of his explosive, intense HBO limited series, The Undoing. (BTW, how'd you feel about that finale?!?)

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    It's the latest notable role in Grant's storied career — and in an interview on SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show, the actor opened up about one of the few costars he's kept in touch with after all these years.

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    That's right — it's Renée Zellweger, whom Grant starred with in the iconic Bridget Jones film series.

    BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger, 2004
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    "I love Renée. She's one of the few actresses I haven't fallen out with," Grant said. "And we got on very well together and we still exchange long emails."

    Hugh Grant at "The Undoing" Press Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on March 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California
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    He's not kidding about those long emails. According to Grant, Zellweger can write 70 pages or more — 70 pages! That's a really long email.

    BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger, 2004
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    Is he printing out these emails to read? I have questions.

    Grant praised Zellweger's loquacious emails as "interesting stuff, but quite hard to decipher...she's a properly good egg and a genius." He also praised her Oscar-winning performance in Judy as "about as good as acting gets."

    BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant, 2004
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    How lovely, and it's so great to see two costars still keep up over the years — but Hugh, now's the time to give the people what they want. Team up with Renée and bring us another Bridget Jones movie! Uh, we can just pretend Bridget Jones's Baby never happened...right?

    BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger, 2004
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