Irish Film & TV Award Nominees

The 5th annual Irish Film and Television Awards have announced their nominees. “The Tudors” has garnered 8 nominations including one for Jonathan as best lead actor. The awards will be given out on February 17 at Dublin’s Gaiety Theater and broadcast live on RTE One. “The Tudors” nominations include: Drama Series/Soap Director Television – Brian Kirk Actor Lead TV – Jonathan Rhys Meyers Actor Support TV – Nick Dunning Actress Support TV – Maria Doyle Kennedy Costume Design – Joan Bergin Hair & Makeup – Jennifer Hegarty, Dee Corcoran...


New Stills and Golden Globes Canceled?

Happy New Year! Sorry for the delay in updates but I was enjoying some time off. Back to it now… Added 5 new stills from “The Children of Huang Shi”. Also update on the Golden Globe situation in light of the ongoing writer’s strike. It’s expected to be announced sometime today, that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will be holding a very scaled back version of the awards show this year. There will be no award show banquet like years past. Instead, winners will be announced on NBC as...


Best sort?

Jonathan has been nominated for Best Sort in the 2007 Movie Extra Filmink Awards in Australia. You can vote online. I have no idea what Best Sort means but judging from his fellow nominees it might have to do with being hot in “Match Point”. If you’re a Showtime VIP Insider, you can now preview the first two episodes of “The Tudors” online.


Appearances and awards

Jonathan attended Electric Picnic this past weekend, a music festival held in Dublin. The line-up included Belle and Sebastian, New Order, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, among many other bands and performers. And last night, Jonathan attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards, held at the Royal Opera House in London. Jonny was presented with the Lab Series Man of the Year award. The UK edition of GQ Magazine normally does a special issue on their Men of the Year so we’ll have to see how they’ll feature Jonny in...


Jonathan honored in Cork

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.


Esquire, TV, awards

Jonathan is featured in a huge photo spread in the new issue of Esquire magazine (the January 2006 US issue). And he made another appearance with his “Match Point” co-star Scarlett Johansson in an interview on the Today Show’s Saturday edition this past weekend. And lastly, Jonathan has won Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television at the 10th annual Satellite Awards. His co-star Randy Quaid won Best Supporting Actor and “Elvis” won Best Miniseries. Congratulations Jonathan!


Emmy Awards

Jonathan attended yesterday’s Emmy Awards and looked splendid on the red carpet. “Elvis” did not manage to win any awards. Jonathan also attended 2 pre-Emmy parties: Entertainment Weekly’s pre-Emmy party and the 3rd annual BAFTA tea party, both held on September 17.


Nominated for an Emmy

Back from vacation and to report the great news that Jonathan has been nominated for an Emmy! Elvis received a total of 6 nominations for Casting, Costumes, Supporting Actor (Randy Quaid), Supporting Actress (Camryn Manheim), Outstanding Miniseries, and Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie for Jonathan’s portrayal of Elvis Presley. The 57th annual Emmy awards will be telecast on September 18 at 8pm on CBS. Congratulations to Jonny and the entire cast and crew of “Elvis”! In other news, Jonathan is now in Rome where production has...


Match Point at Cannes

Jonathan attended this year’s Cannes Film Festival to promote Woody Allen’s new film, “Match Point”. It premiered on May 12 to glowing reviews. Jonathan received the Chopard Trophy for his work in the film as outstanding newcomer. He also attended the premiere of the final Star Wars film at Cannes with girlfriend Reena Hammer. The CBS 4 hour miniseries “Elvis” debuted to excellent ratings and reviews poured in praising Jonathan’s portrayal of Elvis Presley. There is much Emmy buzz now! Jonathan’s next film project, “Mission Impossible III” is set...


The Lion in Winter Golden Globe nods

“Vanity Fair” will released on DVD in the US on February 1. You can preorder it on Golden Globe nominations were announced today and “The Lion in Winter” got 3 nominations for best mini-series or motion picture made for television, best actress in a mini-series or motion picture made for television for Glenn Close, and best actor in a mini-series or motion picture made for television for Patrick Stewart.

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