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2010-01-21 06:30:00

LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, has announced its first film with Lionsgate(R) to feature its revolutionary motion-enhanced seating technology with the studio's new motion picture release, From Paris With Love, opening in theatres February 5. "This is a great start to the new year," said Claude Mc Master, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

2009-06-24 07:14:47

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was handcuffed and questioned after he allegedly, while drunk, challenged police to a fight in a French airport. Meyers, 31, is best known for his work on TV's The Tudors, as well as in the movies Match Point and August Rush. He has previously spent time in rehab to treat his addiction to alcohol and was arrested in 2007 for being drunk and disorderly in a Dublin airport. Those charges were subsequently dismissed. The Sun newspaper said Wednesday police at...

2009-04-13 12:42:00

SHOWTIME'S ACCLAIMED DRAMA SERIES THE TUDORS GETS 4th SEASON PICK-UP TO END THE SAGA OF HENRY VIII LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a critically lauded third season premiere of SHOWTIME's award-winning drama series THE TUDORS, the network has announced the pick-up of a fourth season of the epic-period saga starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII. The final season will consist of 10, one-hour episodes and center on his tumultuous relationships with his last two...

2009-04-13 15:46:06

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. The final season will consist of 10, one-hour episodes and will focus on the British monarch's tumultuous relationships with his last two wives, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr, as well as his final descent into madness, the cable network said in a news release. Season 4, which will return in spring 2010, will be written by series...

2009-03-20 09:07:22

Lionsgate says it has acquired the North American distribution rights to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller From Paris with Love. The movie stars John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. It was shot by Taken director Pierre Morel, who recently completed production on Love in France. Luc Besson co-wrote the script and produced the film. Lionsgate scheduled the movie for release Feb. 19, 2010. We are thrilled to be back in business with our friends at EuropaCorp, who are masters of the...

2009-03-18 06:00:00

Studio Reunites With Luc Besson's Production Company To Acquire North American Rights To Action Thriller From TAKEN Helmer Pierre Morel Release Slated For February 19, 2010 SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE(R) (NYSE: LGF), a leading next generation studio, announced today that it has acquired North American distribution rights (including Canada) to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller FROM PARIS WITH LOVE. Academy Award(R) nominee John Travolta (THE...

2009-02-04 15:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The US-Ireland Alliance, a non-profit organization created to foster ties between the US and Ireland, will honor Hylda Queally, Brendan Gleeson and Jonathan Rhys Meyers at the fourth annual "Oscar Wilde: Honoring The Irish in Film" Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Wilshire Ebell. Kate Winslet will present Queally her award. Irish musicians Gemma Hayes, Laura Izibor and Republic of Loose will perform. "We are excited to honor three talented and prominent...

2008-11-11 18:00:12

Peace Arch(R) Entertainment Group Inc. (TSX: PAE)(NYSE-A: PAE) announced today the Canadian DVD release of the complete second season of its critically acclaimed TV series "The Tudors," starring Golden Globe(R) Award Winner Jonathan Rhys Myers ("August Rush,""Elvis,""Match Point") as King Henry VIII and eight-time Academy Award(R) Nominee Peter O'Toole ("Venus,""Troy,""Lawrence of Arabia") as Pope Paul III. "The Tudors" is created and written by Michael Hirst ("Elizabeth,""Elizabeth: The...

2008-10-23 18:00:16

Peace Arch(R) Entertainment Group Inc. (AMEX: PAE) (TSX: PAE), an integrated global entertainment company, announced today that the Company's television series "The Tudors" received four Gemini Awards from The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television yesterday, the most awarded to any nominated series. "The Tudors," with 12 nominations, won Gemini Awards for Best Series Visual Effects, Best Production Design, Best Photography, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role...

2008-10-06 18:00:23

STEAMY sex scenes aren't usually part of the Dail diary - but 14 TDs will get an eyeful this week when they visit the set of The Tudors. Members of the Dail committee on Communications are heading to Ardmore Studios in CoWicklow, to see where the saucy series is filmed. Politicians will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes view of where Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and his bevy of beauties film the hit show which is famed for its naked romps. Screen Producers Ireland, which represents 180...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'