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February 28, 2002 -  Ed Gonzalez of Slant magazine reviewed '40 Days and 40 Nights' giving it 2 1/2 out of 4 stars and admitting, "Not since Magnolia has a film been so drunk on celebrity di** as 40 Days and 40 Nights." The full story at slantmagazine.com has since been removed.

February 28, 2002 - Entertainment Weekly has a photo gallery of Josh Hartnett ahead of the release of 40 Days and 40 Nights. Check it out here.

February 28, 2002 - Josh Hartnett spoke with TV Guide about whether he seeks advice from co-stars like Ben Affleck and Ewan McGregor on dealing with love and fame. Josh said, "I don't really need those guys to tell me how to live my life. They're both really cool guys and I like hanging out with them and stuff like that. I'd ask somebody who I knew a little better than those guys what it was like. [Besides], what are they going to say? 'I'm a really sexy guy, girls love me, here's how you deal with it'?"

February 28, 2002 - Cindy Adams of the New York Post quotes Josh Hartnett saying: "I made 'Black Hawk Down' after this movie, which was slow in coming out. I wasn't considered such a star when I made '40 Days,' and now things have changed. I thought it was an ensemble piece and we'd all be on the poster. I now see I'm on the poster all by myself. Wow, things sure changed fast."

February 27, 2002 - Josh Hartnett was on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Tuesday to promote 40 Days and 40 Nights. Check out a transcript from Josh's chat on the message board here.

February 27, 2002 - There's a commercial on Tuesday on FOX News saying they'll be chatting with Josh Hartnett on Wednesday. No time or show was given though.

February 27, 2002 - IMDB reports Josh Hartnett will take a break from films after the release of his new movie 40 Days And 40 Nights. Josh explained, "I'm going to take some time off after this one. Pearl Harbor and Black Hawk Down were two big movies. I wear uniforms in both. I didn't want to do another epic war drama. I don't want all this to make me flip my lid. I feel lucky. I'm grateful. But I must keep my balance. And try not to be too cynical. There are people wanting to pry into my personal life. Suddenly more interested in how I look, where I'm having lunch. They're not really interested in me. I know they're more interested in the fame thing. The one good experience is, if you make it, filmmakers become more willing to put money behind your movie. That's the great part."

February 23, 2002 - Josh Hartnett will be on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Tuesday, February 26 along with Greg Behrendt.

February 23, 2002 - Josh Hartnett was on with Jay Leno Friday night to promote '40 Days and 40 Nights'. Josh told Jay confidently, "All of my scenes are sexy, Jay." For a transcript, check the message board.

February 22, 2002 - Josh Harnett will be on the Tonight Show later tonight with skeleton gold medalist Tristan Gale, skeleton silver medalist Lea Ann Parsley, speed skating bronze medalist Jennifer Rodriquez, and the Goo Goo Dolls.

February 22, 2002 - WireImage.com has photos of Josh Hartnett from the premiere of '40 Days and 40 Nights' in Westwood. Check out the arrival pictures here and the scenes from inside here.

February 22, 2002 - The New York Post reports about 200 screaming teeny-boppers flocked to the L.A. premiere of "40 Days and 40 Nights."

February 21, 2002 - Josh Hartnett tells Liz Smith about his method acting for 40 Days and 40 Nights revealing, "This is the only time I ever gave up sex. But I thought it would help me understand what my character was feeling. Things are complicated by the fact that my character encounters the sweet and sexy Shannyn Sossamon. Actually, I confess I was only able to do this swearing off for a few weeks. I knew I couldn't make it to 40 days. But I did learn that abstinence makes the heart grow fonder."

February 20, 2002 - Josh Hartnett will be honored as ShoWest 2002's Male Star of Wednesday, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, Chairman of Sunshine Group Worldwide (SGW), which operates the event. Sunshine said, "Josh Hartnett is one of the most promising actors of his generation. He is a talented young man whose acting skills demonstrate passion and skill well beyond his years."

February 16, 2002 - Star quotes Josh Hartnett saying, "You know what? I'm really attracted to British women. Their accent is so cute that it makes up for everything!"

February 14, 2002 - Josh Harnett was on Entertainment Tonight Wednesday to talk about '40 Days and 40 Nights' where he admitted to having a girlfriend but wouldn't name names. Josh said, "I just try not to talk about her, which is hard, because I love her." Read more.

February 13, 2002 - Andrea Peyser of the Pagesix.com went off after Black Hawk Down failed to get a best picture nod from today's Oscar nomination announcements. Peyser praised the film's star saying, "Josh Hartnett, whose stardom I predict will soon eclipse Tom Cruise's, represents the movie's heart. Or, perhaps, its soul."

February 13, 2002 - The New York Post reports Josh Hartnett was spotted chatting over sushi at Bond Street with megastar Mel Gibson.

February 13, 2002 - Cindy Pearlman of the Chicago Sun Times reports director Ridley Scott hired a screenwriter to write a romantic comedy for Josh Hartnett called "Bob." Writer Robert Perez revealed, "It's about a young man who is engaged and then he meets an older woman who has a few kids. It's just the wrong woman at the wrong time, but he falls in love with her."

February 11, 2002 - Josh Hartnett's StarPower 2002 Hollywood bankability rating has skyrocketed from a lowly 6.85 in 1999 to 49.56 this year. Topping the list were Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts with 100 ratings.

February 7, 2002 - The New York Daily News reports The Catholic League is after Miramax again for their planned release of "40 Days and 40 Nights" during lent. League rep Patrick Scully said, "Wouldn't it have been just as cute to portray the character as a Muslim who gives up sex from sundown to sunset during Ramadan and is tempted during the day?"

February 5, 2002 - Cindy Pearlman of the Chicago Sun Times spoke with Josh Hartnett for his reaction to the poor critic reaction to 'Pearl Harbor' where the actor said he was disappointed by it but added, "I still think it was a good experience for me. You know, the real win of 'Pearl Harbor' for me was that I was in Minnesota when it came out and I took my friends to see it. They liked it and afterwards we had one big party."

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