Brightcove is one of the various places you can watch the first two episodes of “The Tudors” online (word is they have been edited to remove some nudity from the version that will air on Showtime). They also have several of the trailers and features up in good quality. Showtime’s Youtube channel has also posted some of the new clips. Showtime is also running a sweepstakes contest for some pretty cool prizes. Below is the Star Rising clip all about Jonny that is a must for any fan:
From LA Daily News comes word that “August Rush” may be released in October: ROCK MUSICAL `AUGUST RUSH’ STARS JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS, KERI RUSSELL: It now looks like a mid-October release date for Warner Bros. “August Rush” — the unusual Jonathan Rhys Meyers-Keri Russell-Robin Williams-Freddie Highmore film with fantasy elements that was once expected this past February. Consider the more prestigious debut date an in-house endorsement of the film. “It’s a rock musical about a child prodigy,” says Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik, who supplied a tune for the...
Jonathan has been nominated for Best Sort in the 2007 Movie Extra Filmink Awards in Australia. You can vote online. I have no idea what Best Sort means but judging from his fellow nominees it might have to do with being hot in “Match Point”. If you’re a Showtime VIP Insider, you can now preview the first two episodes of “The Tudors” online.
Showtime has launched a full website for “The Tudors” with lots of content (including a must-see video profiling Jonathan) and news. Some highlights: Showtime has a MySpace page for “The Tudors”. A companion book will be released on April 24 titled The Tudors: It’s Good to Be King that includes full shooting scripts of episodes 1-5, a synopsis of the first season, a full color 8 page insert of on-set photos, period maps, genealogy of the royal family, and an essay on Henry. You can pre-order the book on...
The Ventura County Star has a very interesting article about “The Tudors” timeslot and how it came into production. Thanks to Sheila for the following article.
RSVP to attend an exclusive free preview screening of the first episode of “The Tudors” if you live in New York City. From Tribeca Cinemas: Admission is free and all audience members should be willing to participate in an on-camera discussion of the show following the screening. One night only Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00 PM Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick Street @ Laight Street (1 block south of Canal Street) Free Refreshments will be served.
Showtime is having a premiere for “The Tudors” on Monday, March 26th at 6:45pm. It’s being held at the Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd. No further details yet but it’s highly likely Jonathan will be attending since he is the star of the show. Thanks to Melodie for passing along this information.
Dangerous Beauty By Pauline O’Connor Elle, March 2007 Like Henry VIII, whom he portrays in next month’s debut of the The Tudors on Showtime, Jonathan Rhys Meyers suffers no fools (among them unambitious women, do-gooding actors, and prying journalists) gladly. Jonathan Rhys Meyers can make even the most wholesome act—like sipping a mug of hot cocoa in the garden patio of Beverly Hills’ L’Ermitage hotel—seem positively louche. It’s not just because with lips like overripe cherries and cut glass cheekbones, the 29-year-old Irish actor looks like Dionysius....
M80 has started a Tudors online promotion team that anyone can join for free. You get access to photos and contests to help promote the show. You can register anytime. (Thanks to JRM Update for spreading the word on this!)
Showtime has their own YouTube channel where they’ve posted a number of promos and clips from “The Tudors”. If you can’t view the official website, this is a great way to see the videos.