March 27, 2002 - The Enquirer
reports Josh Hartnett was horrified at the thought of his mother seeing
'40 Days' and ordered her not to see it. Mom agreed but later admitted
she had sneaked out to see it anyway, and she LOVED it!
26, 2002 - Yahoo has a photo of Josh Hartnett at the Oscars Sunday.
March 26, 2002 - WireImage.com
has 4 photos of Josh Hartnett and his girlfriend Ellen Fenster at the Vanity
Fair Oscar Party at Mortons on Sunday. Check them out here.
March 16, 2002 - US Weekly
reports Josh Hartnett was spotted running into his 40 Days co-star Monet
Mazur at the Marc Jacobs store in New York.
March 14, 2002 - The New
York Post reports Josh Hartnett is amongst the celebs vying for a role
in the long-awaited film version of "Cold Mountain," Cormac McCarthy’s
stirring Civil War novel.
March 12, 2002 - The Chicago
Sun Times reports Benicio Del Toro and Josh Hartnett are vying to star
in the next Jan De Bont film, called "The Courier," about a guy who delivers
anything, anywhere at anytime--no questions asked.
March 9, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
was quoted as saying during the ShoWest Thursday news conference, "If you
pay attention to the signs, you can tell when you're becoming an a**hole."
March 9, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of Josh Hartnett at the 2002 ShoWest Gala Awards on Thursday,
including shots from the show, press room, and backstage. Check them out
March 9, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
told Entertainment Tonight from the ShoWest Awards that he'll be a presenter
at this year's Oscar Awards.
March 8, 2002 - Malcolm Brown
of the National Post wrote about his 13 year old daughter's obsession with
Josh Hartnett. It's a pretty funny article. The story at nationalpost.com has since been removed.
March 7, 2002 - Las Vegas
Review Journal reports Josh Hartnett is on the lineup to be in attendance
at ShoWest's gala awards banquet on Thursday at the Paris Las Vegas.
March 6, 2002 - The New York
Daily News reports Josh Hartnett is loft-hunting in downtown New York.
March 4, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
spoke with Louis B. Hobson of the Calgary Sun but was mum on what his girlfriend
thought of his '40 Days' role: "No comment." Hobson said Harnett had dated
Gisele Bundchen and actress Monet Mazur during his time in Los Angeles.
March 4, 2002 - Reuters reports
the #2 position '40 Days' got with $12.5 million was on target, according
to a studio spokesman.The Mel Gibson Vietnam War saga "We Were Soldiers"
March 2, 2002 - Liz Braun
of the Toronto Sun gave his review on Josh Hartnett's new flick saying,
"Enough. 40 Days And 40 Nights has a couple of good laughs, such as the
betting pool put together by Hartnett's co-workers, but is otherwise a
March 2, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
revealed he scoped out a strip club in prepping for '40 Days'. Josh said,
"My friend Maggie Joan Hall was going off to play a stripper in a play
in San Francisco so she wanted to go to a strip club and asked me to go
with her. We went and we all had a few drinks and the girls we were with
really got into it. It was really embarrassing. After that I tried to give
all that up - I lasted about two- and-a-half weeks. We're not just talking
about sex here - it's all things sex-like, all those feelings when you
meet a very special woman."
March 2, 2002 - katrillion.com
has 15 facts about Josh Hartnett including that he was almost killed when
the guys who installed the fireplace in his apartment forgot to put in
an air vent, so his entire apartment was gradually filling up with poisonous
March 2, 2002 - Moira Macdonald
of the Seattle Times reviewed '40 Days' giving the flick 2 stars saying,
"Hartnett — whose voice seems deeper than usual in this film, as if he's
trying to sound more manly — handles the indignities of his role with his
usual likable, squinty charm."
March 2, 2002 - Ellen A Kim
of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer gave '40 Days' a B- rating saying of
Josh's character, "Hartnett, a deep-throated, aw-shucks Minnesota boy who
squints his smiles, has been altogether wooden in his past endeavors. But
as Matt, who's trying to abstain from any form of sex for Lent (the title's
duration), his only job is to react -- mostly expressions of panic and
discomfort -- which loosens him up considerably." Read more.
March 2, 2002 - Eleanor Ringel
Gillespie of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reviewed '40 Days' giving
it a C+ rating issued the verdict: "'Seinfeld' did abstinence more cleverly,
but this movie's all-out raunch is impressive." The full story at accessatlanta.com has since been removed.
March 2, 2002 - Gemma Tarlach
of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel gave '40 Days' 2 1/2 stars saying ,"Highly
flawed but crudely funny, '40 Days' is an entertaining way for adults -
emphasis on adults - to whittle away a couple hours that they could have
spent doing something else." The full story at onwisconsin.com has since been removed.
March 2, 2002 -Mary F. Pols
of the Contra Costa Times reviewed '40 Days' giving it a B grade and saying
of Josh, "He grows up on-screen quite convincingly. He's adept with the
physical and verbal comedy. He's also got that edge that implies something
more. He's not some Hollywood invention of a young movie star; he's the
real thing." The article at bayarea.com has since been removed.
March 2, 2002 - Liam Lacey
of The Globe and Mail gave '40 Days' a two star rating calling it "little
more than soft-core sleaze." The full story at theglobeandmail.com has since been removed.
March 1, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the scene in '40 Days..' where he's
chained to the bed. Josh admits, "That was NOT a good day. I'm not into
that bondage sh--. I think I spent a couple of days chained there. My wrists
were all raw and cut up -- they were real handcuffs. They had a little
bit of fur on them, a little bit of padding, but it didn't help." Read
March 1, 2002 - Bruce Newman
of the Mercury News reviewed '40 Days' giving the film 2 out of 4 stars
and saying, "Hartnett is a surprisingly able comic actor and an attractive
leading dude-type, but even he can't overcome the lameness of the movie's
increasingly obvious attempts to make horniness seem funny." The full story at charlotte.com has since been removed.
March 1, 2002 - MTV News
caught up with Josh Hartnett to see if he'd give up sex for 40 days in
real life like his character does. Josh said, "I would give up sex and
everything sex-like 40 days to get get with my next girlfriend, I don't
think so. Hopefully I'll have more santy than that. I gave up candy for
lent and I really like candy, this is my choice." As for a comedy role,
he said, "It is good to challenge yourself. I like the challenge of --
I mean if i wanted to do one thing all the time I would have just gotten
a normal job. The fun of being an actor you get to choose things, you know,
a different life every 6 months or so."
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