2008 February
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Shelter confirmed

Variety confirms that Jonathan has joined the cast of Shelter, which is expected to begin shooting late March: Rhys Meyers joins Moore in ‘Shelter’ Mans Marlind, Bjorn Stein to direct Nala thriller By DAVE MCNARY Jonathan Rhys Meyers is looking for “Shelter” opposite Julianne Moore in a supernatural horror thriller being produced by Nala Films. “Shelter,” based on a script by Michael Cooney (“Identity”), will be directed by the Swedish duo Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein (“Storm”). Lensing starts in late March in Pittsburgh. The logline is being kept...

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More on Hope

More details about Jonathan’s involvement with the Hope Foundation. From the Irish Independent: Meyers to be face of ‘Calcutta’ charity By Ralph Riegel Tuesday February 19 2008 AN IRISH charity last night celebrated securing Golden Globe winning actor, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, as its international goodwill ambassador. The 31-year-old Cork actor has agreed to work with the Hope Foundation to highlight the plight of street children in India. Hope — which was founded in Cork nine years ago — is now involved in a total of 57 different projects in India...

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Presenting at the Brits

Jonathan presenting at the Brits (includes Mika’s acceptance speech): And a little more of his backstage interview: Sources: 8theenemy, londonembers, lovevegetables

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Jonathan at the Brit Awards

Jonathan attended the 2008 Brit Awards as a presenter, handing out the award for Best British Breakthrough to Mika, this evening in London at Earls Court. Thanks to Clarissa, here’s a youtube clip of a backstage interview she was able to snag with her cell phone:

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New Children of Haung Shi trailer and more!

What looks to be the official website for “The Children of Huang Shi” is now online with lots of new images and a new trailer! Added many new images to the Gallery as a result: Replaced 2 behind the scenes images and 1 still with better versions Added 1 new behind the scenes images and 25 stills Added 2 new DVD covers of “August Rush” Added 7 images from the Hope Foundation event held yesterday More images on the way… If you have trouble watching the HD quicktime version...

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Helping children in India

Jonathan has been named the ambassador for a charity foundation that strives to help children in Calcutta, India: Rhys Meyers to help Calcutta children Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has revealed his plans to champion the rights of children living on the streets of Calcutta. The Hollywood star was unveiled at a ceremony in Dublin today as the ambassador for the Hope Foundation, a charity formed in his native Cork. Rhys Meyers said: “I’m deeply honoured to become an ambassador for an organisation like the Hope Foundation.” “Hope, an...

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Tudors big winner!

“The Tudors” was the big winner at the Irish Film & Television Awards last night and Jonathan won for Best Actor: Tudors and Kings are IFTAs royalty The Irish Film & Television Awards took place in Dublin last night with the series ‘The Tudors’, the Irish-language film ‘Kings’ and ‘Garage’ the big winners at the ceremony. Seven IFTAs for ‘The Tudors’ ‘The Tudors’ was named Best Drama Series/Soap and also dominated the TV acting and technical categories. The series’ star, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, was named Best Actor in a...

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Shelter next project?

From Variety comes word that Jonathan is in talks to star in a new project titled “Shelter” and co-starring Julianne Moore. Icon takes ‘Shelter’ Icon has acquired U.K. and Australian rights to Mans Marlin and Bjorn Stein’s supernatural thriller “Shelter” and Oren Peli’s low-budget horror pic “Paranormal Activity.” Both pix were being handled by IM Global. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is in talks to star in the $25 million “Shelter,” with shooting set to begin in March. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers to Star in Horror Thriller ‘Shelter’ The King Henry VIII in...