Meyers’ role as Henry VIII in ‘The Tudors’ to end next year

April 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Apr 15 (ANI): Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ role as Henry VIII in TV series ‘The Tudors’ is coming to an end next year.

U.S. network bosses have picked up the show for its fourth and final season, and Showtime network executives have decided to air Meyers’ last scenes as the 16th century English monarch next spring, reports the Daily Express.

According to the New York Post, the final 10 episodes will follow the monarch’s tumultuous relationships with his last two wives: Catherine Howard, who was beheaded for treason, and Katherine Parr, who outlived the king.

Production is scheduled to begin this June in Dublin, Ireland. (ANI)

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