2002 October

Jonathan attending more premieres

You can now view the trailer for Prozac Nation. Considering that Jonathan’s character is apparently not in the film that much, he is featured quite a bit in this excellent trailer. Thanks to The Williams Center for this link. In other random bits of news, Jonathan has been attending various events in London in recent weeks… along with the premieres of “The Importance of Being Ernest” and “Lilo and Stitch”, he went to the launch of a Versace exhibit. There is also no official word yet on the status...


Irish Examiner

Jonathan rides a radio wave By Charlotte Sheridan Irish Examiner, October 4, 2002 Jonathan Rhys Meyers has the world at his feet — he’s only 25 and already has 19 films behind him. So you might be surprised to hear that the globe-trotting actor, made a humble phone call to an RTE producer, expressing his desire to read the short stories of Saki on the radio programme, the Book on One. Producer Seamus Hosey was only too glad to accommodate the Cork-born actor and his dulcet tones...


BILB gets a US release date

Good news coming out of the Toronto Film Festivial, where “Bend It Like Beckham” was shown. It was one of two runners up for the AGF People’s Choice Award, which is voted on by festival audiences. Fox Searchlight has also announced a US release date “Bend It Like Beckham”, April 2, 2003. Also, listen to Jonathan reading from The Best of Saki by Hector Hugh Munro, featured on Radio 1 (thanks Alec). The show runs until October 4.