2003 May

James Bond rumors

Jonathan has confirmed that the James Bond rumors are just that… silly rumors in a recent article on Dublin Daily saying, “I don’t know where that rumour came from… There is absolutely no truth to it. I have never even been asked to go for a screen test for the part. I have to admit it’s a nice thought though.” The full article has been archived in the Press section. Jonathan is currently in rehearsals for “Vanity Fair” with production to start in June. “Bend It Like Beckham” continues...


Dublin Daily

Johnny come early By Erin McCafferty Dublin Daily, May 15, 2003 Cork-born actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has the sensual, androgynous looks of a Calvin Klein model. Erin McCafferty got up close and personal with the movie star. There’s a rumour doing the rounds at the moment that Jonathan Rhys Meyers is set to become the next James Bond. The 25-year-old from Cork thinks that’s hilarious. “I don’t know where that rumour came from,” he laughs. “There is absolutely no truth to it. I have never even been asked to...


Vanity Fair details

Jonathan will be traveling to Japan in August for the premiere of “The Tesseract”. He is currently filming a new movie, “Vanity Fair”. This high profile project co-stars Reese Witherspoon, Jim Broadbent, and Rhys Ifans. It’s being directed by Mira Nair. “Vanity Fair” is an adaption of the William Thackeray novel by the same name. If you live close to Bath, you can audition to be an extra. The movie is being shot in Bath for one week of filming in June. For more details, read the article on...