2004 August
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NY Daily News

He’s a rogue with a bit of a brogue By Joe Neumaier NY Daily News, August 26, 2004 In “Vanity Fair,” opening next Wednesday, Reese Witherspoon is the cunning Becky Sharp, who uses her sexy wiles to win over the powerful players in 1820s English society – including the callous and confident George Osborne, played by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. Rhys-Meyers can relate. In movies like “Velvet Goldmine,” “The Governess” and “Bend It Like Beckham,” the 27-year-old Irish actor has been noticed for his rascally good looks. “I do suppose I...

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Vanity Fair website up

Check out the official website for “Vanity Fair”. They are running a contest to win a trip to London and are also giving out free passes for an early screening of the film in various cities throughout the US. “The Tesseract” is going to be released on DVD in the US on October 26 thanks to the Sundance Channel Home Entertainment division.

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Sunday Times

The Sweet Hell of Success By Ann McFerran Sunday Times magazine, August 8, 2004 Dark. Decadent. Difficult. And that was before Jonathan Rhys Meyers became famous. Now as the lead roles and plaudits pile up, can the boy from Cork take the pressure? Jonathan Rhys Meyers has, he tells me more than one personality. There’s Johnny, the 27 year old Irish actor with a string of glittering credits, who’s highly temperamental but touted by director’s as a stellar talent in the making, the next Johnny Depp. This...

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Vanity Fair at the Venice Film Festival

The Woody Allen Summer Project has wrapped production. It looks like Jonathan is still going to be in “Vinyl” which starts filming in September. No word yet if the production is still happening since it’s been pushed back several times and changed a number of cast members. “Vanity Fair” will be having a special premiere screening on August 19 in San Francisco with a director Q+A afterwards. To qualify for a pair of free tickets to the screening and interview, send a SASE to Vanity Fair, Chronicle Marketing, P.O....

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Vogue

People are Talking About: Dark Angel By Maggie Bullock Vogue, August 2004 Cult Icon Jonathan Rhys Meyers makes bad guys beguiling. “Other actors are always asking me how to break into the business. I’ve no idea—I never had to do it’” says Jonathan Rhys Meyers somewhat sheepishly. Not a lament on the lips of most rising stars’ perhaps’ but just the sort of thing you might expect from a 27-year-old Irishman who, after being discovered in a Dublin pool hall at seventeen, has gone on to a...