Bridget Jones 3 director quits
Renee Zellweger is set to return as the hapless singleton for a third time, alongside Hugh Grant and Colin Firth.
Bridesmaids boss Feig had worked on a new draft of the script and was set to take charge of the film, but has now decided to drop out.
According to Deadline.com, Universal Studio bosses are now on the hunt for another Brit director to take over.
The production is set to begin shooting in January.