Film Festivals

Gormenghast airing in Canada

For those in Canada, “Gormenghast” will be re-airing on the Space Network on August 15, 22, 29 and September 5 at 8:30 PM ET. Thanks to Raine for passing this info along. And coming from Rebecca, there is some corrected information about the “Titus” premiere. It will be premiering at the Edinburgh Film Festival August 26. The August 30 showing is a preview only. Jonathan will most likey not be attending either showing.


Ride With The Devil

“Ride With The Devil” premiered recently at the Deuville Film Festival and there was a recent article on Ang Lee in the Los Angeles Times. It’s set for release around Thanksgiving time (late November) by USA films. “Ride” will also open up the London Film Festival on November 3.


Lots of Jonny News

Visit E! Online to see their feature on Johnny. B.Monkey is set for release Feb. 26 – let’s see if that happens. The Loss of Sexual Innocence debuted at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. It is set to be released on May 21. Nice date. Check out the Sundance Channel page on the film. They give much praise to Jonathan and so does Variety’s review, where they say, “The most emotionally touching chapter is the sexual exploration of teenager Nic (splendidly evoked by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) with Susan (Kelly MacDonald),...


Cork Film Festival

Jonny’s visit to the Cork Film Festival allowed him to show off his new hair style, longish and blonde, that he’s sporting for “Titus”. For those in the UK, you get to enjoy 3 Jonny films opening this week – “Finbar” is being released along with “The Governess” and “Velvet Goldmine”. “The Governess” is being shown this Friday at the Cork Film Festival and this Saturday, “Velvet Goldmine” will be shown. Jonathan is going to be there, managing to get away for 2 days from filming. His family will...


Off to Rome

Due to a delayed plane, Jonathan was late to the premiere of “Velvet Goldmine” at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Jonny recently did a lot of press in New York and London, so be on the look-out for interviews and features in the coming months. Right now, he is vacationing in Africa before he is off to Rome to film “Titus Andronicus”, which has been confirmed.


More Movie News

Recently learned that Jonny was in a film that was completed last April – “The Loss of Sexual Innocence”, starring Julian Sands and Saffron Burrows. Directed by the acclaimed Mike Figgis (“Leaving Las Vegas”, “One Night Stand”), the film is a non-linear collection of short stories about the phases and complexities of sexual activity. Jonny sure likes making films that deal with sex eh? The film was recently picked up by Sony Pictures Classics, who will release it here in the US. It will premiere at the upcoming Venice...

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