2015
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Remake of ‘Roots’ Miniseries confirmed!

As previously speculated, Jonathan indeed has been cast in the remake of “Roots” filming now in New Orleans. Full details including on the character he’s playing from Deadline: ‘Roots’ A+E Mini Sets Cast: Anna Paquin, Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Derek Luke, Others Take On Iconic Roles nandreeva by Nellie Andreeva September 16, 2015 A+E Networks has lined up a roster of established actors and newcomers for its four eight-hour event miniseries Roots, a remake of the iconic 1977 ABC mini, which drew critical praise and blockbuster viewership. Cast...

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Jonathan cast in The Rising: 1916

Jonathan has been cast in a new project “The Rising”. He’s set to portray Padraig Pearse, one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916, who was later tried and executed. The film is still seeking financing and distribution and is scheduled to go into production in 2016. More details from Anglo Celt: Rhys Meyers cast in The Rising Friday, 4th September, 2015 12:59pm Belturbet filmmaker Kevin McCann has just announced the casting of Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Padraig Pearse and Fiona Shaw as Countess Markievicz in their...

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Possible new TV miniseries project for Jonathan

Thanks to actor Mark Rolston on Twitter, there’s strong indications that Jonathan is taking part in remake of the 1997 epic miniseries “Roots”. It’s currently filming in New Orleans and will be airing in 2016 across History, A&E Network and Lifetime channels. It’s set to be an 8 hour miniseries airing over 4 nights. It’s not yet clear what role Jonathan is playing in the remake. having a blast on set with this guy Jonathan Rhys Meyers #neworleans #setlife #markrolston #jonathanrhysmeyers pic.twitter.com/yETC9fLOxZ — Mark Rolston (@Halo4CaptDelRio) September 9, 2015

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First Footage of London Town to be shown at Toronto Film Festival

More TIFF news. The highly anticipated “Stonewall” is premiering this Friday at the Toronto Film Festival so reviews will be forthcoming. And from Screen Daily comes word about “London Town” seeking distribution: TIFF buyers hear call of ‘London Town’ 14 September, 2015 | By Jeremy Kay EXCLUSIVE: Cargo Entertainment/Radiant Films International are handling international sales here via their new partnership on London Town starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Joe Strummer. Radiant president and CEO Mimi Steinbauer is showing first footage to buyers at London House on the 1970s-set story...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins new project Shambhala

Lots of cool news out of the Toronto Film Festival… first up, information on Jonathan’s next film “Shambhala”. From the Hollywood Reporter: TIFF: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joins ‘Shambhala’ (Exclusive) by Alex Ritman 9/11/2015 12:29am PDT Carnaby is handling sales on the Himalayan survival drama, from newbie Aussie director Summer Nicks. The Jonathan Rhys Meyers comeback has official begun. The Irish heartthrob, arguably best-known for his starring role in TV’s The Tudors, has a major role in Roland Emmerich’s gay rights drama Stonewall, which debuts at the Toronto International Film...

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Stonewall Trailer Debuts!

The trailer for “Stonewall” was released today and features Jonathan in a number of clips. “Stonewall” is due for release in U.S. theatres on September 25.

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Stonewall world premiere set for Toronto International Film Festival

“Stonewall” is set to have it’s world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival this Fall. It will screen as part of the festival’s Gala Presentations program and has a reported runtime of 129 minutes. The Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 10-20, 2015. “Stonewall” will be released in theatres on September 25th.

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London Town wraps just in time for Jonathan’s birthday!

“London Town” recently wrapped filming with Jonny playing the legendary Joe Strummer. Here’s a sneak peek from Hubert Taczanowski on Instagram of a poster of The Clash from the set: A photo posted by Hubert Taczanowski (@hubertdop) on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:53am PDT From director Derrik Borte, here’s an image of the cast on the way to the wrap party: A photo posted by ??????¢? ?????? (@derrickborte) on Jul 25, 2015 at 3:55pm PDT And here’s a shot of Jonathan with fellow cast member Dougray Scott taken by...

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Stonewall to be released September 25!

“Stonewall” finally has a release date in the U.S. It’ll open this fall on September 25th. In some corners, this sets the film up for possible award season contention. From details from the The Wrap: Roland Emmerich’s LGBT Rights Drama ‘Stonewall’ Lands Fall Release Date By Jeff Sneider on July 21, 2015 Jeremy Irvine and Jonathan Rhys Meyers star in the film, which Roadside Attractions will release on Sept. 25 Roadside Attractions will release Roland Emmerich’s LGBT rights drama “Stonewall” on Sept. 25, the company announced Tuesday. The film...

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London Town is calling!

The long in development “London Town” is finally in production. And contrary to prior reports, Jonathan is indeed playing the legendary Joe Strummer, lead singer for The Clash. The film is co-written by Kirsten Sheridan (“August Rush”) and co-produced by Christine Vachon (“Velvet Goldmine”). Director Derrick Borte has been posting photos from the set on Twitter. You can also follow the official Twitter account for the movie too. Full details from Screen International: Drama ‘London Town’ underway in UK EXCLUSIVE: Shoot underway in London on drama featuring Jonathan Rhys...

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