Two new projects

Thanks to Bridge (you omipresent news finder!) and Sarah, here’s a few tidbits about not just the one role Jonny has signed up for, but the two roles he’s snagged (congrats goes out to Jonny on what looks to be promising roles!).

From: Empire Online
Rhys-Meyers’ Cheating Parts 25/04/2000

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, last seen gracing the British small screen in “Gormenghast”, has nabbed two choice roles in Hollywood. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rhys-Meyers has signed up for two boyfriend roles, requiring him to play the love interests of Christina Ricci and Rachael Leigh Cook in Prozac Nation and Conspiracy of Weeds respectively.

Unfortunately, Rhys-Meyers’ bad boy persona as honed to perfection in Ang Lee’s “Ride With The Devil” and “Gormenghast” looks set to be his stock in trade as both roles show his character cheating on his girlfriend.

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From: Daily Variety, April 26, 2000
Michelle Williams and Anne Heche have joined the cast of “Prozac Nation,” the pic based on Elizabeth Wurtzel’s bestselling novel.

Thesps join Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.

Lensing begins May 15 in Vancouver and Boston. Norwegian helmer Erik Skjoldbjarg (“Insomnia”) is directing… Story centers on Wurtzel’s freshman year at Harvard and her bout with depression.

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