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Irish Sun

Jonathan Rhys Meyers There’s something about me physically which makes me look just a little bit dangerous… By Patricia Danaher Irish Sun, April 22, 2013 When Dubliner Bram Stoker sat down to write his horror classic Dracula he could have been channelling actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Everyone working on the set of the upcoming NBC/Sky series of the same name, which airs later this year, says the Cork native was born to play the role. It’s the whiff of danger around Rhys Meyers that makes him the perfect seductive...

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Parade

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: ‘I’m Glad to Say Goodbye’ to Tudors Jonathan Rhys Meyers returns as Henry VIII in the final season of Showtime’s The Tudors. The darkly handsome Irish actor has made the 16th century royal a sexy, as well as powerful, ruler. By Jeanne Wolf Parade, April 6, 2010 Jonathan Rhys Meyers returns as Henry VIII in the final season of Showtime’s The Tudors. The handsome Irish actor has made the 16th century royal a sexy, as well as powerful, ruler. Parade.com’s Jeanne Wolf found out how Rhys...

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Los Angeles Times

THE PERFORMANCE: Jonathan Rhys Meyers ‘From Paris With Love’: Jonathan Rhys Meyers revels in his role By Michael Ordoña Los Angeles Times, February 4, 2010 The actor doesn’t know the formula for success, but his work in the movie reminds him he’s lucky to be making films. Years later, Jonathan Rhys Meyers still rues the cool reception to his 2008 “The Children of Huang Shi.” “Sometimes you can make a film that’s so extraordinary, quite a beautiful film, and it doesn’t work” at the box office, says...

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Arizona Republic

From king to spy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers has fun By Bill Goodykoontz Arizona Republic, February 3, 2010 Jonathan Rhys Meyers, a gentle-seeming, thoughtful Irish fellow, is not who comes to mind when you think of action heroes. Which is precisely why he’s in “From Paris With Love,” playing James Reece, a desk jockey itching to get into the spy game, something with which loose-cannon agent Charlie Wax (John Travolta) is more than willing to assist him. Meyers, who also plays a young Henry VIII in Showtime’s series “The Tudors,”...

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AMC News

Q&A – Jonathan Rhys Meyers (From Paris With Love) Weighs In on Classic Action Style AMC News, February 3, 2010 As King Henry VIII, Jonathan Rhys Meyers gets a lot of action on The Tudors, but in the actor’s latest film, From Paris With Love, he gets to stretch the action muscles he never knew he had — shooting at terrorists, dodging bullets, and running around with a coke-filled vase. That’s because his character, James Reece, who’s long dreamed of becoming an undercover agent, finally gets a shot, though...

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Tribeca Film

From Paris With Love: No Merci By Jenni Miller Tribeca Film, February 1, 2010 John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, director Pierre Morel, and writer Luc Besson chat up their flashy actioner From Paris with Love. From Paris with Love, starring John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, is the latest stylish action caper from director Pierre Morel and writer Luc Besson, with Virginie Besson-Silla on board as executive producer. By day, James Reece (Rhys Meyers) is a smartly dressed, well-organized assistant for the US Ambassador to France; by night, he’s...

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San Francisco Chronicle

‘Paris’ offers a change of pace for Rhys Meyers By Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2010 Over the past decade and a half, Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has played – in no particular order – a women’s soccer coach, a sociopathic tennis pro, Elvis Presley, a selfless journalist, Michael Collins’ assassin, a Bowie-esque glam rocker, a murderous Shakespearean cad and a certain multiply-married Tudor king. In the forthcoming spy thriller “From Paris With Love,” he’s something altogether different: innocent. “I think it was fun to play,...

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Cosmopolitan

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Cosmopolitan, February 2010 Ladies, get your hankies. This spring, the last season of Showtime’s hit series The Tudors will air. Even sadder, it’s the last time we’ll be seeing Jonathan Rhys Meyers in tights. Thank God he has other stuff in the works: This month, he stars in the action flick From Paris With Love. Oh… and if his superb acting chops are piercing baby blues weren’t enough to make you fall for him, he thinks every woman deserves a pair of Louboutins. HOW WAS FILMING...

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Orlando Sentinel

Jonathan Rhys Meyers “does” Paris By Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel, January, 31 2010 Jonathan Rhys Meyers knows Paris. A jet-setting star of TV and film with homes in his native Dublin, as well as London, Los Angeles and Morocco, the 32 year old has spent so much time in La Ville Lumiere (City of Light) that he can imitate the locals, if not pass for one. But the Paris where he filmed his new movie, From Paris With Love, (opening Friday) wasn’t the “touristy” Paris. Oh no. These were...

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Philadelphia Inquirer

On Movies: Fun with John Travolta By Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer, January 31, 2010 Jonathan Rhys Meyers, fresh from playing that Tudor icon, meets his iconic costar cold on the set of “From Paris With Love. The first time Jonathan Rhys Meyers and John Travolta met was on the set for their first scene together in From Paris With Love. Charlie Wax, a belligerent, shaved-headed, goateed American – a full-tilt Travolta – is being detained by a French customs agent at the airport. He’s trying to bring a bag...

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