2006 October

New Trailer for The Tudors

There’s a new trailer online for “The Tudors” on Peach Arch Entertainment’s website. It gives a sneak peek at the series that’s set to start airing on Showtime in April 2007. The trailer is amazing! Be sure to check it out! (Thanks to Shelia for the link.)


New Project!

According to Variety and Production Weekly, Jonathan has been cast in a new period drama called “The Children Of Huang Shi” and set in China. From Production Weekly: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh will star in the period drama “The Children Of Huang Shi.” Roger Spottiswoode will direct from a screenplay by Jane Hawksley, about young British journalist, George Hogg (Meyers), who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse (Mitchell), saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese invasion of China...


Updates to Gallery

I’ve added 17 new images from the Hugo Boss campaign. And 10 new images from The Tudors.


Hugo Boss Ad online!

You can now view the innovative and sexy ad for Hugo Boss starring Jonny online! It’s fabulous! From the press release by the production company behind the ad: The full array of talents behind bicoastal U.S. creative production company Stardust Studios (www.stardust.tv) are on display in a new print and television campaign for Hugo Boss Green debuting worldwide. Together with the brand’s marketing executives and the creative team from Paris-based Callegari Berville Grey, Stardust’s owner and creative director/director Jake Banks helped to create the new look for — while...


NY Times on the Tudors

I’ve added a new indepth article on “The Tudors” from the NY Times to the Press section of the site. It contains some wonderful background on the making of the series and Jonathan is featured throughout. New images from “The Tudors” will be added soon.


New York Times

When Henry VIII Was Young, Beardless, Even Thin By Alan Riding New York Times, October 11, 2006 With a cornucopia of sex, politics and religious conflict, the life of Henry VIII seems well suited to dramatization on screen. After all, even in the rollicking 16th century, it is impossible to find another king who had six wives, executed nobles and prelates at a whim and provoked the Vatican into ordering his excommunication. Yet if high drama seems assured, casting the right actor to play the lead is trickier because,...


Yahoo Preview

The Yahoo! TV online preview on “The Tudors” is now up! Check it out at Yahoo! TV before the preview is removed. Thanks to Shelia for the link.


Jonny is regal

From Unison comes an article about the Irish director Ciaran Donnelly getting the job of directing the final 2 episodes of “The Tudors”. Each episode is 60 minutes long. Another Irish director, Brian Kirk, also directed 2 earlier episodes. Brian Kirk had the following to say about Jonathan’s performance as Henry VIII. Brian Kirk, whose episodes involved Henry VIII’s blossoming romance with Anne Boleyn, said he was very impressed with Jonathan Rhys-Meyers’ ability to “pull off” the role of the English monarch. “He actually can play a king and...


Sneak Peek at the Tudors!

From TVWeek.com comes news about Showtime’s free preview being available online as well as on their cable network. Showtime’s cable-based free preview runs Oct. 6-8 and their online preview runs from Oct. 6-14. Included in the preview are: In addition to installments of “Weeds,” Showtime will offer episodes of “Dexter,” “Sleeper Cell,” “Brotherhood,” “The L Word,” “Penn & Teller: Bullshit!” “Showtime Championship Boxing” and a first look at upcoming series “The Tudors.” The online preview will be available through Yahoo! TV. Thanks to Shelia for the news.



Jonathan Rhys Meyers By Andy Morris GQ, October 2006 Scarlett Johansson, Tom Cruise’s helicopter, a Golden Globe and now a GQ award: this streetwise star turn has had his hands full in 2006 “People see me on the red carpet and on the posters,” says the Lab Series Man Of The Year, “and they think it must be a charmed life. And I suppose it is.” Sitting in a Camden bar on a Sunday morning, drinking Coke and chaining Marlboros, Jonathan Rhys Meyers appears – unsurprisingly –...