Zellweger produced the made-for-television feature Living Proof, starring Harry Connick Jr., about the true story of Dr. It was co-produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and premiered in October 2008 on Lifetime Television.
Her next film was the 2009 comedy New in Town, in which she played a Miami high-powered consultant adjusting to her new life in a small Minnesota town.
She earned her second Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for Best Leading Actress, winning her second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
In 2003, following the success of Chicago, Zellweger starred with Ewan Mc Gregor in the little-seen and appeared in Anthony Minghella's war drama Cold Mountain, opposite Nicole Kidman and Jude Law, playing a woman who helps a farmer following her father's presumed death.
; born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer.
She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.
Zellweger was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world by 2007, Zellweger had her first starring role in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994).
She subsequently earned early acclaim with her appearance in Empire Records (1995), and gained wider recognition for her role in Jerry Maguire (1996).
He plays Maguire with the earnestness of a man who wants to find greatness and happiness in an occupation where only success really counts.
In the western Appaloosa (2008), Zellweger played a beguiling widow opposite Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen.
The film earned critical acclaim but grossed a modest US million at the North American box office.
She also served as an executive producer as she wanted to get more involved in the production.
With George Clooney in his directorial venture, the period comedy Leatherheads (2008), about the early years of professional American football, Zellweger portrayed a Chicago Tribune newspaper reporter. criticized her role, remarking that she, "as the kind of lippy heroine epitomized by Rosalind Russell, is miscast in a role that demands snark, not sleepy-eyed sweetness".