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While Jonathan got no love from the Emmy Awards, he was recognized for his work on “The Tudors” by the 2nd annual CableFAX Program Awards. The CableFAX Program Awards are devoted to cable’s top shows, people, and entertainment icons. They are scheduled to be held in New York City on September 16, 2009. Jonathan was nominated in the category Best Actor in Cable. “The Tudors” was also nominated for Best Show or Series: Drama.
61st Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning. “The Tudors” received 5 nominations, including for casting yet no acting recognition again unfortunately. Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series Outstanding Cinematography For A One Hour Series Outstanding Costumes For A Series Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Full list of nominations are online.
Jonathan is currently filming season 4 of “The Tudors”. Recent shots on set have turned up today. 9 images have been added to the Gallery. Also, I’ve updated the fan mail address for Jonathan to a new one. Please use this new address if you want to send any fan mail to Jonathan. Jonathan Rhys Meyers PO Box 30 Mallow, County Cork Ireland
Bright spot of news to share… Jonathan’s plate that he designed and signed to raise money the Parkinson Society Maritime Region ended up getting the highest bid over such celebs as Johnny Depp and Robert Downey Jr. with a winning bid of $1,717.96! A big fan of Jonathan won the plate and had a special story to share regarding it. The Parkinson Society posted a lovely story about the winner of Jonathan’s plate: Plates for Parkinson’s Update The 3rd annual Plates for Parkinson’s campaign raised almost $12,000 for support...
Many news and gossip sites have been picking up some troubling news from this past weekend. It’s important to note that none of these reports have been confirmed yet and there’s been no comment from Jonathan or his management about this matter. The following is a report from People: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Held After Airport Brawl By Peter Mikelbank Originally posted Wednesday June 24, 2009 12:45 PM EDT Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Meyers was detained by French police on Saturday afternoon following an incident in which he allegedly assaulted...
The official teaser poster for “From Paris with Love” has been released. The film is set for a February 19, 2010 release date and the film is buidling buzz because of the surprise success of “Taken”. “Taken” was also directed by Pierre Morel and co-written by Luc Besson. Source: FirstShowing.net
Jonathan had the honor of attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in early May and recently made an appearance at the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation party on June 6 looking especially fantastic. Added new photos to the Gallery including: Best Fashion (Germany) – Spring/Summer 2009 (+3) White House Correspondents’ Association dinner (+12) Fan Shots from White House Correspondents dinner (+4) Raisa Gorbachev Foundation party (+8) Enjoy!
Project updates: According to Coming Soon, MGM has announced the official cast for Mandrake the Magician. Jonathan is no longer involved in the project. Jonathan was originally set for the main role, but the role has now gone to Hayden Christensen with a new director. Additionally, because of scheduling conflicts (the last season of The Tudors starts filming next month) and delays with the production starting, Jonathan is no longer involved in the Mary, Mother of Christ project anymore. Sources: First Showing, Coming Soon
Jonathan has designed and signed a special plate that is currently being auctioned on Ebay in support of the Parkinson Society Maritime Region. Proceeds from the sale of this plate and other celebrity plates, benefits the Parkinson Society Maritime Region’s efforts to fund research, support services and education about this disease. There are still 7 days left to bid on Jonathan’s plate.