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Victoria Smurfit says clothes help make the woman in 'Dracula'

Victoria Smurfit says clothes help make the woman in 'Dracula'

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Irish actress Victoria Smurfit says the gorgeous clothing and jewelry she wears for NBC's "Dracula" are a tremendous help as she prepares to play a Victorian lady who moonlights as a vampire huntress.
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a joy to work with, says co-star

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a joy to work with, says co-star

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Irish actress Victoria Smurfit says sharing the screen with her fellow countryman Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the new NBC series "Dracula" was a joy.
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers doesn't believe 'Star Wars' buzz

Jonathan Rhys Meyers doesn't believe 'Star Wars' buzz

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers says "Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams hasn't spoken to him about appearing in the sequel.

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Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- NBC and Sky Living say they are working on a co-production of "Dracula," a drama series starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

PARIS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A French court has fined Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers about $1,300 for threatening to kill three police officers while intoxicated in 2009, officials said.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers allegedly attempts suicide

Jonathan Rhys Meyers allegedly attempts suicide

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- Irish-born actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized this week after a suspected suicide attempt, Britain's The Sun newspaper reported Thursday.
Meyers heading back to rehab

Meyers heading back to rehab

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Jonathan Rhys Meyers' publicist has confirmed the Irish actor is again seeking treatment for his addiction to alcohol.
Richardson joins 'Tudors' cast

Richardson joins 'Tudors' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- British film and TV actress Joely Richardson has joined the cast of the drama series, "The Tudors," for its fourth and final season, Showtime announced.
Report: Meyers detained by airport police

Report: Meyers detained by airport police

PARIS, June 24 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was handcuffed and questioned after he allegedly, while drunk, challenged police to a fight in a French airport.
'Tudors' to return for 4th, final season

'Tudors' to return for 4th, final season

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Showtime announced Monday it has picked up a fourth season of its drama series "The Tudors," starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII.
Lionsgate to distribute 'Love' in 2010

Lionsgate to distribute 'Love' in 2010

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- Lionsgate says it has acquired the North American distribution rights to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller "From Paris with Love."
Travolta, Meyers team up for 'Paris'

Travolta, Meyers team up for 'Paris'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly has signed on to co-star with John Travolta in the French thriller "From Paris with Love."

'Tudors' to keep King Henry VIII slim

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Producers with the Showtime original series "The Tudors" say they will not accurately portray the hefty weight of Britain's King Henry VIII.
Max von Sydow joins 'Tudors' cast

Max von Sydow joins 'Tudors' cast

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Swedish movie actor Max von Sydow has joined the cast of "The Tudors" for its third season, Showtime announced Monday.
Joss Stone joins cast of TV's 'Tudors'

Joss Stone joins cast of TV's 'Tudors'

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- British soul singer Joss Stone has joined the cast of "The Tudors" for the sexy period drama's third season, Showtime said Tuesday.
Showtime picks up 3rd season of 'Tudors'

Showtime picks up 3rd season of 'Tudors'

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable television network Showtime said it has picked up the sexy historical drama series "The Tudors" for a third season.

Humanitarianism focus of film in China

BEIJING, April 12 (UPI) -- Director Roger Spottiswoode says his movie "The Children of Huang Shi," just released in China, is meant to promote humanitarianism by exploring compassion.
Showtime increases 'Tudors' reach

Showtime increases 'Tudors' reach

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Showtime has set up a multi-platform campaign to promote the second season of its acclaimed series "The Tudors," the U.S. cable television network said.
Rhys Meyers to star in thriller 'Shelter'

Rhys Meyers to star in thriller 'Shelter'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers, best known for playing Henry VIII in the TV series "The Tudors," is set to co-star with Julianne Moore in the film "Shelter."
'Tudors,' 'Garage' win big at IFTAs

'Tudors,' 'Garage' win big at IFTAs

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The sexy, historical TV drama "The Tudors" has earned seven prizes at the Irish Film and Television Awards gala in Dublin.

Globes recognizes several new TV shows

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Quite a few new TV shows, including "Mad Men," "Damages," "Pushing Daisies" and "The Tudors," were recognized with Golden Globe nods Thursday in Hollywood.

Meyers won't face charges in airport flap

DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The public drunkenness and breach of peace charges brought against actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Dublin last month have been dropped, the BBC said.
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