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Alexander: the Final Cut

Warner Bros. has put up a trailer with Oliver Stone discussing the new Alexander Revisted DVD. The new cut is 3½ hours long with an intermission. Still no word if any of the new footage contains more of Jonathan as Cassander. The DVD is set for release in the US on February 27 and in the UK on April 2.

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Alexander Revisited

According to a press release from Warner Home Video, Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut will be available on a 2-disc DVD set on February 27. The DVD will reportedly contain 45 minues of never-before-seen footage. Oliver Stone is quoted as saying: “Over the last two years I have been able to sort out some of the unanswered questions about this highly complicated and passionate monarch — questions I failed to answer dramatically enough. This film represents my complete and last version, as it will contain all the essential footage...

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Another version of Alexander?

According to BBC News, Oliver Stone plans to release another version of “Alexander” on DVD. There currently are versions of the theatrical release and a director’s cut. Now Stone says he will release a version of the film with a running time of 3 hours and 40 minutes. Stone told BBC One’s Breakfast “this thing has haunted me”. “By truncating it into three hours, we lost things that were important. This version allows you to immerse yourself in the classical world.” No release date has been announced yet.

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Alexander coming soon

Lots of cool news to report. First off, “Vanity Fair” will be shown at the London Film Festival on November 1 and 2. It’s not due out theatrically in the UK until January 14 of next year. The release date for “Alexander” has been pushed back from November 5 to November 24. The premiere will be November 16 at the Village theatre in Westwood, California. You can view more trailers of “Alexander” that include snippets of Jonathan at The Movie Box. HBO is airing a first look at “Alexander”....

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Tidbits on lots of projects

Lots of movie news to report. First up, “Prozac Nation” is now out on DVD in Japan. “The Tesseract” will finally be released in Japanese theatres this spring. There is an official website up with a few new images. According to First Look Home Entertainment, both “The Tesseract” and “Octane” will be out on DVD and video April 2004. No word when exactly or in what formats. “Alexander” has finished production in Thailand. Jonathan recently attended the 2004 Bangkok International Film Festival in support of “Alexander” with fellow cast...

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Bend It Like Beckham out on DVD

“Bend It Like Beckham” is now out on DVD in the US today. The DVD features commentary by director Gurinder Chadha and co-writer Paul Mayeda Berges, theatrical trailers, 10 deleted/extended scenes, “Who Wants to Cook Aloo Gobi?” featurette, “The Making of Bend It Like Beckham” featurette, Music video for “Hot Hot Hot”, Aloo Gobi recipe, and the film is presented in widescreen anamorphic format. You can order it through Amazon today. In other news, Oliver Stone’s “Alexander” began principal photography on September 22 in Marrakesh, Morocco. The project will...

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New role as Cassander

Jonathan has accepted the role of Cassander in Oliver Stone’s upcoming project “Alexander”. Rehearsals start late August in Morocco. Filming has just wrapped on “Vanity Fair”, a day past his birthday. And while Jonathan has been invited to attend the premiere of “The Tesseract” in Japan, time may not permit him to attend. “Bend It Like Beckham” recently won for Best Sports Movie at the 11th annual ESPY Awards. You may have noticed more ads on TV lately for the movie… after all this time in limited release (it...

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New photo spread in GQ

Jonathan was featured in a fabulous photo spread in the June issue of US GQ magazine. Photos from this spread are now featured in the August issue of UK GQ magazine. Jonathan is rumored to have been cast as Cassander in Oliver Stone’s upcoming project “Alexander”. More details on that soon. The official website for I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is now up, though no content yet. It’s scheduled for release in 2004 in the US. There is still no word on any official release of “Prozac Nation” from...