2007 April

Jonathan taking a break

According to People, Jonathan has entered a rehab facility. Jonathan Rhys Meyers Checks Into Rehab TUESDAY APRIL 24, 2007 01:00 AM EDT By Julie Jordan Jonathan Rhys Meyers, star of Showtime’s The Tudors, has entered a rehab facility, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively. “After a non-stop succession of filming, Jonathan Rhys Meyers has entered an alcohol-treatment program,” rep Meredith O’Sullivan says. “He felt a break was needed to maintain his recovery.” The 29-year-old actor, who costarred with Scarlett Johansson in Woody Allen’s Match Point last year, plays Henry VIII...


Tudors on the BBC

“The Tudors” has been picked up by the BBC for broadcasting this fall. From Digital Spy: The Tudors, a ten-part drama produced by Peace Arts and TM Productions in association with the CBC and Showtime, has been acquired by BBC Two for its Autumn schedule. Described by Sue Deeks, head of series at BBC Programme Acquisition, as “a lavish, highly entertaining and addictive historical drama which takes a fresh look at Henry VIII,” the show delivered record-breaking ratings for a series debut when it aired on US premium channel...


More tv sightings!

Jonathan is making another TV appearance. This time on the Ellen DeGeneres Show this Monday. Check your local listings for channels and times. The Style network is airing a special on “The Tudors”: Style Specials: The Tudors: Royal Stylemakers This special examines the hot fashions of 16th century England’s King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and his entourage through the lens of the new Showtime Original series, “The Tudors.” It’s airing tonight at 8:00pm ET/PT with more showings throughout the weekend. Thanks to yaz pistachio and Sheila for the alerts!


Tudors back for a second season!

“The Tudors” has been renewed for a second season! Production for season two will start in May, again filming in Dublin and of course Jonathan will be back to portray Henry VIII. From Variety: Showtime is firming up plans for 2008, giving an early renewal to just-launched drama “The Tudors” and greenlighting production on a new Tracey Ullman skein… As for “The Tudors,” the production is the most expensive series in Showtime’s history, though a big chunk of the skein’s production costs are offset by the sale of international...


New scans and articles

Transcribed and added the following articles to the Press section: Angeleno, April 2007 Marie Claire, April 2007 Added a number of scans from various magazines to the Gallery: L’Uomo Vogue, February 2006 (+7) Interview, February 2006 (+3) Blackbook, May 2006 (+3) Flaunt, May 2006 (+6) GQ, October 2006 (+3) Versace ad (+1)



Rock ‘n’ Ruler! By David Hochman Angeleno, April 2007 Jonathan Rhys Meyers seems to have it all: the looks, the lips and a lockdown on the royal act. He played Elvis, and now he does Henry VIII in this month’s mega Showtime miniseries The Tudors. But has the trash-talking Irish rogue really gone from pauper to prince? Catching up with Jonathan Rhys Meyers is trickier than it appears. On one hand, the Irish actor is everywhere these days. He’s playing a young, virile version of King Henry...


New scans

I just posted 7 scans from Angeleno. Jonathan is on this month’s cover with a gorgeous photo spread and article. Be sure to check out this magazine in person. My measly scans don’t do the photos justice. They are really stunning! The article will be added along with more scans and articles when I get the chance. Enjoy!


Ratings and tv alert!

Exciting TV alert! Jonathan will be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on April 10! This will be his first time on the show. Also good news to report about the ratings for the premiere of “The Tudors”: ‘Tudors’ reign supreme on Showtime Royal drama brings in big ratings to network By Josef Adalian, Variety There will be no beheadings at Showtime today, thanks to strong ratings for the premiere of “The Tudors.” Teevee cabler’s high-profile, big budget costume drama notched 870,000 viewers with it’s Sunday...


More gallery updates

More images added to the Gallery: The Tudors NY premiere (+24) The Tudors press conference (+30) Big thanks to Silvia. Still working on adding more from last week. Also added 3 new affiliates. Check them out!


Various updates

Added the following new images and articles: Los Angeles Times, April 1, 2007: Article | Scans (+2) Elle, March 2007: Article | Scans (+2) Glamour, June 2006: Article | Scans (+1) Social & Personal, March/April 2006: Article Additional scans: Cork Civic Reception (+7) Match Point LA premiere (+1) Imagine Aisa launch party (+1) Dublin Film Festival launch party (+1) Cargo magazine (+11)

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