2008 August

Gallery updates

Small gallery update: The Tudors Behind the Scenes (+12) Hope Foundation press event (+1) Hope Foundation 24-hour volunteer fast launch (+2)


Jonathan supports Hope fast

Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Supports HOPE 18th August 2008 The HOPE Foundations 24-hour volunteer fast was launched today by HOPE ambassador Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. HOPE, who work for the street children of Kolkata, are organising the 24-hour fast in conjunction with the National Day of Volunteering ‘Give it A Swirl Day’, which will take place on Friday the 26th of September 2008. HOPE is encouraging everyone nationally to get involved, get sponsored and get fasting! The foundation is hoping to have over 2,500 people abstaining on the day for the abused and...


Anne of Cleves cast

From the Hollywood Reporter comes some casting news about season 3 of “The Tudors”: Joss Stone is joining ‘The Tudors’ British soul singer to play Anne of Cleves By Nellie Andreeva Aug 5, 2008, 12:00 AM ET In her first major acting gig, British soul and R&B singer Joss Stone is joining the cast of Showtime’s drama “The Tudors” for its upcoming third season. Stone will play Anne of Cleves, the fourth wife of Henry VIII (Rhys Meyers). A daughter of a German nobleman, Anne was betrothed to Henry...


more Tudors sneak peeks

Added 5 more images from the set of season three of “The Tudors”. These are of Jonathan while on a break from the set at Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin the other day. Also added a new article from the BBC to the Press archive. Season two of “The Tudors” begins airing on BBC Two in the UK tonight.


BBC News

‘Sexy’ Tudors make screen return By Emma Jones BBC News, August 1, 2008 Emmy-winning series The Tudors is back for a second series on BBC Two, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the young King Henry VIII. The series chronicles the Tudors’ reign in the style of glossy 1980s soap Dynasty – a glamorous take on the family which ruled England and Wales from 1485-1603. Rhys Meyers, 31, plays one of history’s most charismatic yet despotic monarchs. The Irish-born actor insists producers took a risk making a drama set in...