Jonathan is featured in Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue. They call him “The It Boy”. The issue is on newstands now. Don’t forget that there are also interviews with him in the February issues of Spin and Interview magazines.
Last week, Jonathan was honored in Cork, Ireland for his Golden Globe win. Cork held a civic reception in his honor and to award him with the Cork Person of the Month award. You can see video of this from RTE News (scroll down to “Rhys Meyers honoured in home town”, you need Real Player to view the file). Jonathan also joined Cillian Murphy to launch the 4th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.
The 78th Academy Awards Nominations were announced this morning. “Match Point” received one nomination for Best Original Screenplay! Congratulations to Woody Allen! And Jonathan will be a presenter at the 2006 Meteor Ireland Music Awards. They are being held at the Point Theatre this Thursday and will be broadcast on RTÃƒâ€°2 at 9pm on February 5.
Exciting news to report about an interesting new project for Jonathan. From Zap2It: Showtime has snagged “Elvis” and “Match Point” star Jonathan Rhys-Meyers to take the lead role in “The Tudors,” a new series doubling as drama and English history lesson. Showtime has ordered 10 episodes of “The Tudors,” which will star Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII, the ruler best remember for his later, more portly years. Instead, “The Tudors” will focus on the early part of his reign, which lasted from 1509 to 1547. Michael Hirst, who knows a...
You can view video of Jonathan’s press conference after winning his Golden Globe at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s website.