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The Magnificent Ambersons Update

Thanks to alec757 for passing along some corrected news about “The Magnificent Ambersons”: December 4, 2001, The Record A&E is attempting to restore Orson Welles original vision for his movie “The Magnificent Ambersons.” The cable network in January will premiere a remake of the 1942 film, based on Booth Tarkington’s novel. The cast and crew of the new version worked from Welles original screenplay, nearly 60 years after RKO Pictures executives re-edited the movie and released it against the director’s wishes. “The Magnificent Ambersons” tells the story of a...

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Jonathan engaged?

Good news about “Prozac Nation”. It’s been picked up by Miramax for distribution. And from showbizireland.com comes the following (note Jonathan was questioned, not arrested and this hopefully confirms he will be in Minatour as well as a new film based on an Alex Garland novel): Rhys Meyers talks to ShowBiz Ireland… Cork actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was arrested and detained last week in Italy due to security measures after the terrorist attacks in America.The actor, who has stared in such films as Michael Collins and Velvet Goldmine as...

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Knorr Soup Ad

Huge thanks to the wonderful alec757 for along the following information. It appears that Jonny’s first commercial, the infamous Knorr Soup advert, was shown again in Ireland. From The People: “You might not recognise them…but these young men are two of the biggest stars that Ireland has produced in recent years. One is the darling of British broadcasting who was recently offered millions to take his chat show to a rival station. And the other is a red-hot actor who can now command a fortune for his Hollywood movies....

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Prozac Nation response at Toronto

Be on the look out for Club Monaco ads in various magazines. So far, there have been ads in the NY Times (thanks to glamgirly23 for this info). There are new photos of Jonny in UK’s October InStyle Magazine with Kate Hudson on the cover (thanks to Helen for this info). “Prozac Nation” got mixed reviews at the Toronto Film Festival. Jonathan did not attend the premiere. However, Ebert and Roeper picked “Prozac Nation” as one of the best films from the Toronto Film Festival on a recent show...

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Prozac Nation premiere

Thanks to Alec, Dawn and Lisa for letting me know that “Prozac Nation” will be premiering at the Toronto Film Festival being held September 6-15. Information on schedules will not be up on the official festival website until August 28. Alec also passed along an article that mentioned “Happy Now” may be set for release later on the year in the UK. No word on a US release for this film.

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