Casting news for Tudors

From Variety comes exciting casting news for the second season of “The Tudors” and some storyline details. O’Toole takes on ‘Tudors’ role Showtime show anoints a pope By JOSEF ADALIAN Peter O’Toole will follow his Oscar-nommed turn in “Venus” by playing Pope Paul III on Showtime’s “The Tudors.” Thesp has booked a seven-episode arc on the second season of the cabler’s frosh success story. He’ll lense his segs later this year for broadcast next spring. The season two storyline promises to pit O’Toole’s pontiff against Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ Henry...


Speculation on new project?

From an article on Malcolm McDowell, during his Cannes Film Festival press interviews, comes speculation about a possible new project in the works for Jonny: McDowell has spent decades as a journeyman actor in U.S. television with the occasional opportunity for something original such as Mike Hodges’ excellent “ll Sleep When I’m Dead.” He is planning to work with Hodges again on a screen treatment of the Thomas Mann novella “Mario and the Magician” costarring with Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Kaplan, who is raising the money for it, says they...


Tudors Tidbits

From the Vancouver Sun comes news that “The Tudors” will air this fall as part of the CBC schedule in Canada. Recent articles and blogs related to “The Tudors” and all that Emmy buzz: Hank, you sexy devil! The King of Showtime In Contention: Drama Emmy alert: what to watch on TV Should Jonathan Rhys Meyers switch to episode #108? Or #107? Yesterday’s edition of Daily Variety has “The Tudors” boldly featured on the cover with a dvd inside containing the last 4 episodes of the series! And some...


Elvis and Hugo

“Elvis” is reairing on Showtime this Sunday at 6 pm. Be sure to check local listings for exact showtimes in your area. Showtime is also having a marathon of “The Tudors” starting Sunday at 10 pm. And Hugo Boss has put up a US website and UK website with a different version of Jonathan’s ad, behind the scenes photos, and a hot featurette on the making of the ad. Be sure to check it out (both versions of the website are a little different.)


No Bronte?

According to AMC Pictures, Jonathan is no longer attached to “Brontë”. No further details are none at this time. You have the opportunity to give Showtime feedback about “The Tudors”. Fill out the survey online.

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