July 28, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Josh Hartnett and Leo DiCaprio are amongst the a-list actors
vying for the role to play drug-addled jazz legend Chet Baker in a biopic
based on James Gavin's "Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker."
1, 2002 - Variety reports the WB has picked up broadcast rights to "40
Days and 40 Nights," starring Josh Hartnett for $4 million-$5 million
to get three runs of the movie over three years beginning December 1, 2004.
June 20, 2002 - Star magazine
reports Christina Ricci admits to having a mad crush on Josh Hartnett,
so much so that she once fantasized that she was sent to jail and Josh
was the prison guard assigned to escort her to the shower for security
reasons. At first he reached out his hand to me," said Ricci. "I thought
he liked me. But then he told me he only wanted to be friends."
June 17, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Josh Hartnett's girlfriend Ellen Fenster, rejected a $3,000
platinum and diamond necklace in the estate jewelry department at ABC Carpet
& Home saying it was too expensive. "She totally shot him down. Apparently
she doesn't want him spending the money on her," said a source. Later Josh
went to the Eziba shop and bought matching Moroccan necklace and earrings
which were more modestly priced.
June 7, 2002 - YM magazine
chatted with the girls from Soluna and when asked who their celebrity crushes
are, T revealed, "I have a different one every week! When I saw Josh Hartnett
in Halloween H2O, I loved him so much! Jessica's been going on about Benjamin
Bratt the whole trip, but he just got married, so she's sad. Tobey Maguire
is America's choice. Aurora likes Dave Matthews, but he's married with
children. You know who else for me? Jakob Dylan — he's cute, man!"
May 30, 2002 - IMDB.com reports
Josh Hartnett loves his fans even though they don't all know who he is.
"I was at a fair with a bunch of friends in a tiny place in the boondocks,"
he explained. "We were in the games section, throwing darts at balloons,
and a little girl and boy came running over. I had my hat pulled down low,
and the girl stared at me for a minute, then said, 'Are you really him?'
I crouched won and whispered into her ear, 'Yeah, I'm really him! But it's
a secret!' 'OK', she said, then turned and screamed, 'Mom! Dad! It's Heath
Ledger' Of course my buddies loved that."
May 19, 2002 - Variety reports
Josh Hartnett will headline "Wish You Were Here," an action-adventure about
four friends who make an ill-fated attempt to smuggle a fortune out of
May 15, 2002 - Actress Clea
DuVall spoke to the Village Voice's Michael Musto about how she looks strikingly
like a female version of Josh Hartnett. Clea said, "I get that all the
time. I told Josh I wanted to have his baby so we could make little clones—the
attack of the clones." Check out her photo and read more here.
May 2, 2002 - Josh Hartnett
is on this year's People magazine 50 most beautiful people list.
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