Ed Sheeran is set to appear on the big screen, after managing to get a part for himself in the new Bridget Jones movie.

The British singer announced the surprising news via his Instagram account, posting a selfie of himself with the film’s leading actress Renee Zellweger in the background. Sheeran captioned the snap: “Spent the day being an actor in the new Bridget Jones movie. Loved it, you’re gonna love it too.”

Musician Sheeran joins a stellar cast for the third installment of the franchise, titled Bridget Jones’s Baby. As well as Zellweger, the roll-call includes Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey.

The film is set for general release on Sept 16, 2016. – AFP Relaxnews