More Elvis DVD details

As reported earlier, “Elvis” is finally coming out on DVD in the U.S. More details are now out about the upcoming release: Starz Home Entertainment (formerly Anchor Bay) has announced the August 14th release of Elvis: The Miniseries on DVD. The feature is 173 minutes long, and presented in anamorphic widescreen. For those of you with a home theater setup, there is a Dolby 5.1 Surround track, but if you don’t have that yet then there’s also a Dolby 2.0 Stereo track as well. And if you can’t use...


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.)


Tudors Premiere

“The Tudors” premiered last night at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Jonathan attended looking very happy and dashing. Photos from the premiere and after party will be posted as I gather them up. Be sure to check out the various entertainment shows tonight for possible coverage (ET, Extra, Access Hollywood, The Insider). Tomorrow evening there will be another premiere party in New York. This will be followed up by Jonathan’s appearance on The View on Thursday morning. According to the NY Post, the NY premiere party will be held...


Elvis reairing

Great news for those who want to catch Jonathan in his Golden Globe winning performance as Elvis again! Showtime is reairing “Elvis” on March 31st at 8:00pm. It’s 3 hours long without commercials breaks.


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!


Golden Globe Nominations

The 2006 Golden Globe Award nominations were announced this morning. “Match Point” got nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress (Scarlett Johansson). Jonathan got a nomination for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for “Elvis”! The Golden Globes will be presented live on January 16, 2006 8pm EST on NBC. And “Match Point” was named as one of the 10 best films of the year by the National Board of Review. In other exciting news, the teaser trailer for...


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.


Elvis photos released

Filming wraps on the Elvis production around March 10. The cast and crew recently showed up to film scenes at Graceland itself. Photos of Jonathan in character are starting to pop up, like at Elvis.com, and it’s certainly a treat to see the striking resemblance! FilmForce has 2 great stills of Jonathan in action and Entertainment Tonight has a small video clip! Check out FilmForce’s website on the miniseries, containing all the latest news and scoops. One big magazine alert – Jonathan is featured in an 18 page fashion...


Airdates for Elvis

Airdates have been announced for “Elvis” (thanks Stacy): Also on CBS in May is ELVIS, the previously announced new four-hour mini-series starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the title role which will be broadcast Sunday, May 8 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Wednesday, May 11 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). The fact-based drama, about the life of Elvis Presley, is being produced with the full cooperation and participation of the Elvis Presley Estate. His electrifying yet tumultuous story — from his humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame — will be told...


Jonathan… as Elvis!

Jonathan has been cast to play Elvis Presley in a CBS 4 hour mini-series on the rock and roll legend. Filming starts in January in New Orleans with an expected airdate during May sweeps. This is the first biopic that has the approval of the Presley estate. Which means it can use original recordings of his music. Robert Greenblatt and David Janollari from HBO’s Six Feet Under are producing. From IGN: “He was the first person I’d ever thought of for the role,” said exec producer Howard Braunstein. “I...