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Potential new project “The Secret Scripture”

From the Independent comes news of a potential new film project. Jeremy Irons and Jonathan are both said to be in negotiations for roles in a big screen adaption of “The Secret Scripture”. Filming is due to start in Ireland this June with already cast leads Jessica Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave. “The Secret Scripture” is a 2008 acclaimed novel written by Sebastian Barry. Exclusive: Jeremy Irons and Jonathan Rhys Meyers to take on ‘prominent roles’ in big screen’s ‘The Secret Scripture’ Actors Jeremy Irons and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are...

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New details on London Town

From the Daily Mail comes new details on film project “London Town” that was first announced last May. When originally announced, Jonathan was set to play the father of a young boy trying to find his estranged mother set to the backdrop of the emerging punk scene. Now it appears, Jonathan may actually be playing iconic punk hero Joe Strummer of the band The Clash. This hasn’t yet been 100% confirmed but filming is set to start soon in London: Culture Clash! Punk gets the Billy Elliot treatment Tudors...

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Supernatural thriller next up for Jonathan?

According to Spanish movie site Fotogrammas, Jonathan is set to star in acclaimed director Isabel Coixet’s next film “Panda Eyes”. Actress Sophie Turner (“Game of Thrones”) is also expected to star. Filming is set to start in Cardiff, Wales after the director’s current project finishes production. No official confirmation from any other news source on this and how it would fit in with the “City of Bones” and “Dracula” filming schedules. “Panda Eyes” is described as “a supernatural thriller that plays tricks with the mind and raises questions about...

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Jonathan confirmed for The Mortal Instruments!

It’s a done deal! Sony Pictures and author Cassandra Clare have confirmed that Jonathan has been officially cast as Valentine Morgenstern in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”. His headshot has been added to the official movie website. And author Cassandra Clare has written a blog about Jonathan. Here’s an excerpt: So this is not me posting news so much as confirming the rumors: YES, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is going to play Valentine. I’ve liked JRM since he was in Velvet Goldmine and I have to admit that image was...

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Jonathan in negotiations for The Mortal Instruments

Exciting news about a possible new project for Jonathan! This time an adaption of the popular young adult fantasy novel “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.” The movie begins filming in Toronto the end of this month with an anticipated release date of August 2013. Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joining ‘Mortal Instruments’ (Exclusive) The adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s YA fantasy novel begins shooting in Toronto later this month. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is in negotiations to join the cast of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, an adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s...

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More details on Dracula series

More details are emerging about the new TV series starring Jonathan as “Dracula”. Production on “Dracula” is expected to begin later this year. Here’s the official press release from NBC Universal: NBC AND SKY LIVING HD ANNOUNCE NEW DRAMA SERIES ‘DRACULA,’ STARRING GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS IN AN EPIC TALE OF LOVE AND REVENGE The Ten-Episode Series Is A Co-Production Of Universal Television, Carnival Films & Television, Flame Ventures, Playground, And Sky Living UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. & LONDON — July 24, 2012 – NBC and Sky Living...

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Jonathan to play Dracula!

NBC has just announced a new TV series starring Jonathan at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews. More news is sure to come. From TV Guide: NBC Orders 10-Episode Dracula Series Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers NBC is getting into the vampire business. The network has given a 10-episode series order to Dracula, a series inspired by the classic Bram Stoker character starring The Tudors‘ Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the titular character, NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews. The series will...

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Jonathan an executive producer?

According to playwright Jeff Ircink, Jonathan is an executive producer on a short film adaptation of his play “Pass the Salt, Please”. SHERMAN OAKS, CA. Emmy winner and Irish Film & Television Award winner Fionnula Flanagan (Waking Ned Devine, The Others, Some Mother’s Son, Ulysses, Lost) and Academy Award nominee and NSFC Award winner Seymour Cassel (far left, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Faces, The Royal Tenenbaums, Indecent Proposal, Minnie and Moskowitz, Tin Men) on the set of the short film, PASSER LE SEL S’IL VOUS PLAÎT, an...

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New project for Jonathan?

According to Deadline Headline, Jonathan has signed to play the lead role in an adaptation of French novel “Belle Du Seigneur”: OO-LA-LA: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers To Star In French Love Story ‘Belle Du Seigneur’ EXCLUSIVE: The Tudors star will play a Jewish diplomat who gets into a passionate affair with a married Swiss woman, played by Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova (Clash of the Titans), on the eve of the Second World War. Marianne Faithfull also appears. First-time director Glenio Bonder starts filming October 25 on location in Geneva, Switzerland and...

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Jonathan as Mr. Fantastic?

Casting rumors have hit the blogs about the upcoming reboot of “The Fantastic Four” by Fox. Jonathan is being mentioned as a front-runner for lead Reed Richards along with Adrian Brody. From ScreenRant: With Twentieth Century Fox about to start production on X-Men: First Class next week, their next Marvel film will be the reboot of Fantastic Four. We’ve heard rumors of Alice Eve and Amber Heard in the running for the role of Sue Storm and we already know from our own chat with someone inside the Fox...

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