2007 September


King of the swingers Telegraph, September 29, 2007 BBC2’s new drama shows a Henry VIII far removed from the ageing monster of legend. Its writer and stars tell Michael Deacon why they’ve sexed him up Natalie Dormer, who plays Anne Boleyn, has just finished her final sex scene with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who plays Henry VIII. “We were laughing and joking a lot,” she says. “He was winking all the time and saying, ‘Bring me Jane Seymour, I’m done with this one!’” The two were filming an episode of...


The Canadian Press

Rhys Meyers says he can relate to Henry VIII’s wild younger years in ‘The Tudors’ The Canadian Press, September 27, 2007 TORONTO – Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers knows a thing or two about wild behaviour, something he drew upon when taking on the role of a young Henry VIII in the acclaimed show “The Tudors,” premiering next week on CBC. “I was an alleged bad boy – alleged,” says the 30-year-old actor on the line from Ireland, emphasizing the word as he takes a break from filming the...


Bid on August Rush premiere tickets

VH-1 is holding an auction to walk the red carpet and attend the “August Rush” premiere to be held in New York City in November. Starting bid is $500. The auction ends on September 30. The auction benefits the Save the Music foundation – a perfect charity combination for this music themed film! Thanks to Yaz for finding this link!


Tara Hill protest

Reports on the Tara Hill protest held last Saturday are now coming in. You can view some photos from the event on Just Jared. 1 photo from the event was added to the Gallery. More will be added when possible. From the Irish Independent: Protesters play same sad tune Monday September 24 2007 Perhaps there should be a prize for Protest of the Year. If it did exist, the front-runners would surely be the people who mounted the demonstration on the Hill of Tara yesterday. More than 3,000 protesters...


new August Rush photos

Warner Bros. has updated their “August Rush” website with more content and goodies like wallpapers. More content is coming soon. I’ve added 4 of the new images to the Gallery. From CD Universe comes the possible track listing for the film’s soundtrack: 1. Main Title – Mark Mancina 2. Bach/Break – Steve Erdody/Jonathan Rhys Meyers 3. Moondance – Jonathan Rhys Meyers 4. This Time – Jonathan Rhys Meyers 5. Bari Improv – Kaki King 6. Ritual Dance – Kaki King 7. Raise It Up – Jamia Simone Nash/The IMPACT...


more on Hill of Tara campaign

More on the campaign Jonathan is taking part in tomorrow: Tara activists take campaign to US Last Updated: 21/09/2007 15:09 Campaigners battling the development of the M3 motorway near the historic Hill of Tara will take their protest to the US this weekend. Poets, musicians, historians and archaeologists will join the Save Tara group outside the Consulate General of Ireland in New York tomorrow. At the same time, protests will be held in Chicago, Los Angeles and Dublin. Tara, in the heart of Co Meath, was earlier this year...


Charity involvement plus another August Rush screening

The upcoming Chicago Film Festival will have a special screening of “August Rush” on October 13th at 12:00pm as part of a Family Focus showcase for films geared to family audiences. You can look into purchasing tickets online. Like last year, Jonathan again played in a charity football match for St. Killian’s in Dublin to aid the Bray Women’s Refuge early this month. And this Saturday, Jonathan is expected to participate in a special event for Tara Heritage Day. From the Gaiety School of Acting website: Help Stuart Townsend,...


XX and XY site launched

Hugo has launched a new website for fragrances XX and XY. Features flash images of Jonathan and model Bette Franke, the 15 second TV spot, images, and a wonderful making of video. I’ve added sexy new images snagged from the new site: 7 images of the TV spot. Replaced one image with a better one and added a close-up of the ad. 27 images from the behind the scenes feature. Source: tdonline


Tudors win Emmy Awards

“The Tudors” won 2 out of the 4 creative Emmy Awards they were nominated for: Outstanding Costumes For A Series Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music The awards were handed out this past Saturday, September 8. Source: amsy73, Emmys.org


August Rush screening

Jonathan is featured in the October issue of the UK edition of InStyle magazine. It’s in promotion of the new XX/XY fragrances coming out. “August Rush” will be screening at a premiere event at the 2007 Heartland Film festival on October 18 in Indianapolis, IN. Producer Richard Barton Lewis is scheduled to attend the premiere. No other cast or crew have been announced to attend. You can buy tickets online for a 4:30pm matinee screening ($20) or the 7:30pm evening screening with a reception and Q+A afterwards ($30). They...

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