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Another Mission?

“Mission Impossible: IV” has been announced with director Brad Bird, but the cast is not yet lined up. Jonathan is rumored to be joining the 4th installment reprising his role as Declan. His involvement has not been officially announced yet. From IGN: MI: IV Peggs Down Cast The nerdy technician prevails? July 19, 2010 by Tara Daley Mission Impossible: IV may have a decisively mysterious plot thus far, but as director Brad Bird has actors lining up to read for roles, the cast is taking form. Joining Tom Cruise...

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New Project Announced!

According to Variety, Jonathan has joined the cast of “Albert Nobbs”: ‘Albert Nobbs’ rounds out cast Seyfried, Rhys Meyers, Bloom board Glenn Close project By Pamela McClintock Amanda Seyfried, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Orlando Bloom have joined the cast of Rodrigo Garcia’s “Albert Nobbs,” which sees Glenn Close reprise her award-winning stage role as a woman who must pass as a man to survive life in 19th century Ireland. Project is dear to Close and marks her feature producing debut. She also adapted the script from the short story...

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Love & Virtue still on track

From Screen Daily comes news from the American Film Market* that a long simmering project that Jonathan has been attached to is back on track. *AFM is an annual event in Santa Monica, CA where countless production and distribution deals are closed: Veteran auteur Raul Ruiz’s long-gestating big budget medieval epic Love and Virtue, which chronicles the battles waged within King Charlemagne’s empire, has been given a new lease of life. New Australian outfit Galloping Films, headed by Carlos Alperin, has now come on board as sales agent and...

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New Project announced!

Exciting new project has just been announced for Jonathan! From ET: Kevin Bacon and Jonathan Rhys Meyers to Star in Fishy New Comedy Kevin Bacon and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are teaming up for a new comedy, ‘Whole Lotta Sole,’ which is set to film in Belfast, Ireland in 2010. ‘Sole’ finds Rhys Meyers playing a thief whose attempt to plunder a fish market leads him to take Bacon’s character hostage. Rhys Meyers has to stay one step ahead of both the police and a local gangster. Jay Russell (‘My...

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no Mandrake or Mary

Project updates: According to Coming Soon, MGM has announced the official cast for Mandrake the Magician. Jonathan is no longer involved in the project. Jonathan was originally set for the main role, but the role has now gone to Hayden Christensen with a new director. Additionally, because of scheduling conflicts (the last season of The Tudors starts filming next month) and delays with the production starting, Jonathan is no longer involved in the Mary, Mother of Christ project anymore. Sources: First Showing, Coming Soon

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New project announced!

From Variety comes word of a new project for Jonathan in what sounds like a challenging and unusual role. Belle set as ‘Mary, Mother of Christ’ Al Pacino in talks to play Herod in Aloe film By MICHAEL FLEMING, TATIANA SIEGEL Aloe Entertainment has put together its New Testament ensemble for “Mary, Mother of Christ.” Camilla Belle (“10,000 BC”) will star as the titular character and will be joined by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the dual roles of Gabriel and Lucifer and Peter O’Toole as Symeon. Al Pacino and...

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New project announced!

EuropaCorp begins shoot on From Paris With Love 23 Sep 2008 21:43 EuropaCorp has announced the start of principal photography on the $55m (Euros 38m) From Paris With Love, starring John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Director Pierre Morel began filming Monday near Annecy and will carry on to Paris and its environs for a total 12-week shoot. The film is based on an original idea from EuropaCorp principal Luc Besson, along with Adi Hasak, and tells the story of a young insider and an American secret agent who...

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Next project?

A project long ago speculated about has been brought up again as Jonathan’s possible next project after “Shelter” (and before season 3 of “The Tudors” starts filming.) A recent article about Malcolm McDowell reports: Like Travis, McDowell has proved a resilient soul, and his fortunes have revived in recent years. It is now more than 20 years since he last smoked a cigarette, drank alcohol or did drugs. He recently began work on an adaptation of the Thomas Mann novella Mario and the Magician by the Get Carter director...

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Shelter confirmed

Variety confirms that Jonathan has joined the cast of Shelter, which is expected to begin shooting late March: Rhys Meyers joins Moore in ‘Shelter’ Mans Marlind, Bjorn Stein to direct Nala thriller By DAVE MCNARY Jonathan Rhys Meyers is looking for “Shelter” opposite Julianne Moore in a supernatural horror thriller being produced by Nala Films. “Shelter,” based on a script by Michael Cooney (“Identity”), will be directed by the Swedish duo Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein (“Storm”). Lensing starts in late March in Pittsburgh. The logline is being kept...

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Shelter next project?

From Variety comes word that Jonathan is in talks to star in a new project titled “Shelter” and co-starring Julianne Moore. Icon takes ‘Shelter’ Icon has acquired U.K. and Australian rights to Mans Marlin and Bjorn Stein’s supernatural thriller “Shelter” and Oren Peli’s low-budget horror pic “Paranormal Activity.” Both pix were being handled by IM Global. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is in talks to star in the $25 million “Shelter,” with shooting set to begin in March. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers to Star in Horror Thriller ‘Shelter’ The King Henry VIII in...

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