2006 February
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August Rush

From Coming Soon: The music-driven drama August Rush, starring Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Keri Russell (The Upside of Anger, Golden Globe winner for Felicity), Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Match Point, Golden Globe winner for Elvis), with Terrence Howard (Crash, Oscar nominee for Hustle & Flow) and Academy Award winner Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting), has commenced production in New York for Warner Bros. Pictures. The announcement was made today by Jeff Robinov, President of Production, Warner Bros. Pictures. August Rush tells the story of a charismatic young Irish...

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Match Point on DVD

“Match Point” is set for release on DVD in the U.S. on April 25. No word yet on what the extra features might be. “Match Point” is due out on DVD in the UK on May 15.

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L’Uomo Vogue cover!

Jonathan is on the cover of the February issue of L’Uomo Vogue! There’s a 12 page pictorial on him in this Italian fashion magazine. Jonny is currently being spotted in New York City, getting ready for the filming of “August Rush”.

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The It Boy

Jonathan is featured in Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue. They call him “The It Boy”. The issue is on newstands now. Don’t forget that there are also interviews with him in the February issues of Spin and Interview magazines.

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Jonathan honored in Cork

Last week, Jonathan was honored in Cork, Ireland for his Golden Globe win. Cork held a civic reception in his honor and to award him with the Cork Person of the Month award. You can see video of this from RTE News (scroll down to “Rhys Meyers honoured in home town”, you need Real Player to view the file). Jonathan also joined Cillian Murphy to launch the 4th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

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Interview

The Hotsy-Totsy Jonathan Rhys Meyers By Graham Fuller Interview, February 2006 He’s always had the smoldering good looks and swells of tempestuous talent to make hearts melt. So how come it took the movie’s kibbitzing king of neuroses to unlock it all? Here’s an insolent Renaissance prince for cocktail-hour chitchat in English country-house drawing rooms. In Woody Allen’s Match Point, Jonathan Rhys Meyers gives his most gripping performance yet as Chris Wilton, a failed tennis pro who seizes the opportunity to enter a world of privilege by...