2005
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Interview on Extra

Tomorrow night’s Extra will showcase a one on one interview with Jonathan on the set of “Mission: Impossible 3″. Check local listings at Extra’s website. You can catch a sneak preview of the interview on their website right now.

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Nominated for an Emmy

Back from vacation and to report the great news that Jonathan has been nominated for an Emmy! Elvis received a total of 6 nominations for Casting, Costumes, Supporting Actor (Randy Quaid), Supporting Actress (Camryn Manheim), Outstanding Miniseries, and Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie for Jonathan’s portrayal of Elvis Presley. The 57th annual Emmy awards will be telecast on September 18 at 8pm on CBS. Congratulations to Jonny and the entire cast and crew of “Elvis”! In other news, Jonathan is now in Rome where production has...

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Match Point picked up

Quick news to say that “Mission Impossible III” will start production next month. And “Match Point” was picked up for distribution in the US by Dreamworks. They may release the film this fall or winter and it’s already garnering Oscar buzz.

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Match Point at Cannes

Jonathan attended this year’s Cannes Film Festival to promote Woody Allen’s new film, “Match Point”. It premiered on May 12 to glowing reviews. Jonathan received the Chopard Trophy for his work in the film as outstanding newcomer. He also attended the premiere of the final Star Wars film at Cannes with girlfriend Reena Hammer. The CBS 4 hour miniseries “Elvis” debuted to excellent ratings and reviews poured in praising Jonathan’s portrayal of Elvis Presley. There is much Emmy buzz now! Jonathan’s next film project, “Mission Impossible III” is set...

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Match Point

Match Point By Todd McCarthy Variety, May 12, 2005 A change of scenery does Woody Allen a world of good in “Match Point.” Making his first film in the U.K. with a story originally conceived for New York, Allen once again takes up issues of morality and guilt in what amounts to “An English Tragedy,” as in Theodore Dreiser. Well-observed and superbly cast picture is the filmmaker’s best in quite a long time and as such reps an attractive potential acquisition for a U.S. distrib keen to break Allen’s...

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Parade

In Step with….Jonathan Rhys Meyers By James Brady Parade, May 1, 2005 Elvis Presley died 27 years ago. But next Sunday, CBS will begin airing a two-night, four-hour miniseries called Elvis, which has the blessing of the Presley estate and the use of its master recordings. It stars a talented young Irish actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers. If you don’t recognize his name, you soon may. Rhys Meyers played the soccer coach in that wonderful little movie Bend It Like Beckham and last year was in Oliver Stone’s Alexander. He’s...

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Jonathan on the Late Late Show

Big news! Jonathan is set to be on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on May 2. You can request tickets to attend the taping of this show at Audiences Unlimited. There’s a small inteview with Jonathan in the latest issue of Elle Magazine. CBS has put up a video interview with Jonathan at their Elvis website. In non-Elvis news, the official title for Woody Allen’s project with Jonathan as the star is “Match Point”. It will be screening at next month’s Cannes Film Festival, out of competition.

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Elvis website

CBS has put up the beginnings of their Elvis website. Check it out. There’s a clip promoting the mini-series that you can watch. Lots more promotional spots on all the entertainment news programs are popping up.

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San Jose Mercury News

Young actor will bring Elvis back to the small screen — again San Jose Mercury News, March 11, 2005 NEW ORLEANS – Just 21 days old on the day Elvis Presley died, high-intensity Irishman Jonathan Rhys Meyers is the latest ascender to The King’s throne. So here he is onstage at the Scottish Rite Temple on Carondelet Street, where Masons usually call the tune. Preparing to replicate Elvis’ first national TV performance, on the Jan. 28, 1956, edition of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s Stage Show, Rhys Meyers revs himself...

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Prozac Nation release

Jonathan has been popping up on Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, and Inside Edition all because of “Elvis”. Keep an eye out on all of the entertainment news programs as we get closer to May. Good news about “Prozac Nation”. It’s finally getting a release date in the US… on cable that is. It will premiere on the Starz! network on March 19 at 9pm. According to their website, Starz! will be airing the film on these dates and times: Sat, Mar 19 9:00pm Sun, Mar 20 4:15am Tue, Mar...

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