Watch James Corden’s Bridget Jones Audition

When the makers of BRIDGET JONES‘S BABY were looking for an ‘new, charismatic British lead’, the obvious choice was naturally James Corden.

Called in to audition, he and Rene Zellweger ‘take it from the top’ on THE LATE, LATE SHOW, as Corden – as Jack – reacts to Bridget’s pregnancy news in a series of hilarious British characters, as we think Americans see us, by way of Hugh Grant, Downtown Abbey, Dick Van Dyke, Harry Potter and Her Majesty the Queen.

Check out the full clip here: