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By Edward Delaney

To all the fans of Grey’s Anatomy, you will be happy to know that actor Patrick Dempsey has officially signed on to a new film role.

Sources say Dempsey is to star in the film Bridget Jones’s Baby alongside Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth. No information on Patrick Dempsey’s character has been released yet, however this will be Dempsey’s first film since leaving Grey’s Anatomy after his character died.

Although Patrick Dempsey is most known for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd on Grey’s Anatomy, he has also gained roles in films like Enchanted, Made of Honor, and Transformers; The Dark Side of the Moon.

Dempsey has said he want’s to try something new, and it seems that being a part of a Bridget Jones film will be an appropriate choice for him.
Sharon Maguire who directed the first Bridget Jones film, is set to direct this installment in the series.