New Woman

Jonathan Rhys Meyers New Woman, December 2007 He’s not handy round the house, but the Irish actor sure gives good shoe When you first start seeing someone it’s a fantastic adventure. You can be the person you’ve always wanted to be. For a while anyway. But it only becomes a real relationship when you see one another’s flaws and love each other regardless. I miss having a girlfriend but I haven’t got time to do much about it. All I do right now is work, so I’ve been single...



“I love it when a woman makes the first move” Cosmopolitan, December 2007 He’s fit, he’s funny and he knows all about dealing with heartbreak. Cosmo gets cosy with Jonathan Rhys Meyers to find out what makes him tick. Describe your ideal woman. “Just… herself. I don’t have a ‘type’.” Where would you take her on a first date? “I don’t have a clue. It’s been so long since I went on a date! But I know where I wouldn’t take her — the cinema. Why would you do...


Golden Globe nominations announced

Fantastic news! The nominations for the 2008 Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning and both “The Tudors” and Jonathan were recognized. Jonathan was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama and “The Tudors” received a nomination for Best Television Series – Drama. The Golden Globes will be broadcast live at 8pm EST on January 13, 2008. Another TV alert to watch for: TV Guide is reporting that Jonathan and his “August Rush” co-star Keri Russell are appearing on an ABC holiday special...


Charges Dropped

Update on Jonathan’s airport incident from last month: Charges against Rhys Meyers dropped Wednesday, 5 December 2007 Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has had the public order charges against him withdrawn by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The charges stemmed from the actor’s arrest at Dublin Airport on 18 November, where he was accused of being drunk in public and behaving in a manner that was threatening and abusive. Lawyers for the DPP said this morning at Dublin District Court that the charges would be withdrawn and Mr Rhys...


New stills

Added several new stills to the Gallery: August Rush (+1) The Children of Haung Shi (+5) There’s also news that “The Children of Haung Shi” may be retitled to “The Bitter Sea”.


August Rush

Lilting ‘August Rush’ is poetry in emotion By Claudia Puig USA TODAY, November 23, 2007 August Rush (* * * out of four) will not be for everyone, but it works if you surrender to its lilting and unabashedly sentimental tale of evocative music and visual poetry. If you choose to focus on the plot’s many contrivances, the film falters. But thanks to some wonderfully appealing and emotional performances by Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Terrence Howard, this urban fairy tale/drama weaves a captivating spell. Director...


Video Round-Up

Jonathan’s appearance on The View did air today. Despite the mentions of Thanksgiving being tomorrow, the show was actually taped early last week. You can view the excellent interview on ABC’s website right now (watch it now since it won’t be up for that long). You can also download Jonathan’s appearance on TRL thanks to the Keri Russell in Motion fansite.


August Rush

August Rush By Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times, November 21, 2007 Here is a movie drenched in sentimentality, but it’s supposed to be. I dislike sentimentality where it doesn’t belong, but there’s something brave about the way “August Rush” declares itself and goes all the way with coincidence, melodrama and skillful tear-jerking. I think more sensitive younger viewers, in particular, might really like it. The story is a very free modern adaptation of elements from Oliver Twist. We meet Evan Taylor (Freddie Highmore), an 11-year-old who runs away from his...


More unfortunate news

According to news reports now hitting the web, Jonathan’s dear mother Geraldine Meyers sadly passed away yesterday. Deepest sympathy and condolences to the Meyers-O’Keeffe family during this difficult time. Unless further official statements are made, no other news reports will be posted at this time. Feel free to comment with your well wishes here and show your support to Jonathan by enjoying his new film “August Rush” opening tomorrow. From the Irish Examiner: Rhys Meyers’s mother dies in hospital By Dan Collins and Sean O’Riordan 21 November 2007 The...


Added new articles

Added several new articles to the Press section (special thanks to Rhiannon for transcribing a couple of these): New Woman (UK), December 2007 Cosmopolitan (UK), December 2007 Los Angeles Times (US), November 18, 2007 The Times (UK), November 10, 2007

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