The second season opens with King Henry searching for a way to obtain a divorce from Catherine of Aragon so that he can marry and finally sleep with Anne Boleyn. Anne slowly gains power as she compels Henry to remove Catherine from court and send her to a palace in the country. Anne Boleyn is played by the equally beautiful Natalie Dormer, who does a fantastic job of feigning innocence while playing one of the biggest strumpets in the whole of English history.
The year-old Brit was left very embarrassed after the incident on the period drama, but is not so scarred that he couldn't tell Men's Fitness all about it in hilarious detail. She's basically rubbing herself all over me and, um, it got a bit hard. Cavill had to "apologise profusely" afterwards.
As Charles Brandon, the role that made some remember his name, Henry starred in for four seasons of the period drama. He could say whatever he wanted to whomever he wanted because he was King Henry's best mate. All four of my brothers make jokes about it all the time.
Season 1: This historically loose but visually lush series toasts the world of the Tudors in the days when King Henry VIII was a handsome and charming year-old with athletic abilities and sexual prowess. The young king indulges his voracious taste for ladies-in-waiting, hangs out with his entourage of nobles and makes momentous political decisions. He is seduced by the Boleyn family, first Catherine and then her little sister Anne.
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Someday, actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers may win an Oscar for playing a spoiled little rock star. He has a classic glamour puss -- the petulant mouth, the glinting eyes, the vain aspect. He comes naturally by that I-just-wrecked-a-hotel-suite look, and you know he could silence a roomful of sycophants with but a glare.
The Tudors series one is out on DVD now. You know how the story ends, but it was a joy to play her. I felt with something as important as The Reformation I should know what I was talking about. It never works that way, unfortunately.
But this week, Henry's world — and the history of England — changes forever when tragedy befalls him, his queen and the royal court that adores her. Annabelle Wallis: I was always really interested in that period of time She was a very amiable, good queen, a peacemaker