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Shawn in CBC TV Movie in March

According to ChannelCanada, Shawn will be starring in the CBC TV movie "Diverted" on March 8th. "[Diverted] is a fictional story inspired by what happened to the people of Gander, Newfoundland and the passengers on the planes on Sept. 11, 2001, when the Federal Aviation Authority shut down the skies over the United States. Suddenly, more than 200 aircraft flying over the Atlantic at the time had to find a new place to land.

Shawn Ashmore plays Mike Stiven, "a young air traffic controller who falls in love with a woman he never should have met."

'The Ruins' on DVD

'The Ruins' will be coming out on DVD July 8th in both a rated, theatrical version and an un-rated version. You can now pre-order either or both now at Unrated Version, Rated Version. There's also an unrated Blu-Ray version available as well.

'The Ruins' Trailer Online
02.04.08 || Contributors: The Lemm has the trailer for 'The Ruins' up and a high definition version can be found over at

'Solstice' on DVD January 1, 2008
11.09.07 || Contributors: The Lemm, Kelly

It looks like 'Solstice' is going straight to video. The DVD goes on sale January 1, 2008 for around $20. You can check out the cover and some photos from the movie (one of which features Shawn) over at

'Ruins' Release Date Pushed Back

According to, the release date of 'The Ruins' has been pushed back to April 11, 2008.

A Very Belated Happy Birthday to Shawn and Aaron!

A very belated Happy Birthday to Shawn and Aaron! They turned 28 on the 7th!

'Solstice' Trailer Online
09.22.07 || Contributor: The Lemm

You can now view the trailer online over at Chiller-Diller. There's still no official release date for the movie, however is reporting that Dimension Films will be releasing the movie here in the US. You can also check out the international poster over at their site.

Shawn in 'The Ruins'
05.07.07 || Contributors: The Lemm, Kelly

According to The Hollywood Reporter Shawn has signed on to 'The Ruins' (adapted from the best-selling Scott B. Smith novel) which is a "thriller about a group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they accompany a fellow tourist on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins."

Per the IMDb Shawn plays 'Eric' and the film will be released in March 2008.

Filming begins in later this month in Queensland, Australia.

'The Quiet' on DVD

If you missed it when it hit theaters, or want to get a Shawn fix (since it has been a little quiet lately), 'The Quiet' is now out on DVD.

'3 Needles' Premiere on Showtime

If '3 Needles' isn't playing in your city, you can also catch the movie when it premieres on Showtime on December 4th at 9:00 PM. Head over to for the complete schedule.

Meet Shawn in New York City!

Sorry for the extremely late heads up, but Shawn will be participating in the RED event at Emporio Armani tomorrow!

Friday, December 1 @ 1-3pm
Emporio Armani
601 Madison Avenue @ 57th
New York City

For more information, check out the 3 Needles MySpace blog.

Friend '3 Needles' on MySpace For Charity

Become a friend by 11:59 PST on Friday December 1st (World AIDS Day) on 10˘ will be donated to AIDS prevention in war-ravaged Sierra Leone, where health care and education is needed urgently. To become a friend (and to check out a video message from Shawn) head over to:

Shawn and Aaron Attending the 2006 Bell Celebrity Gala

Shawn and Aaron are listed as celebrity attendees at the 15th Annual Bell Celebrity Gala which benefits the SickKids Foundation. The gala takes places Wednesday, November 1st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. If you're in the area and have the money, tickets to the event are avaliable. For prices and order information head over to

Shawn a Presenter at the Gemini Awards
10.20.06 / Updated: 10.22.06

Shawn has been listed as a presenter at the 21st Annual Gemini Awards. The awards show will be airing Saturday, November 4th 9:30pm on Global for Canadian viewers. You can find out more broadcast information at

Update: It looks like Shawn presented in the Drama, Variety and Comedy Gala which, according to the site, airs November 18th at 6:00 pm EST in the Toronto, York region, Kitchener/Waterloo & Ottawa regions on Rogers Television. The category in which he was nominated for 'Terry' is part of the main Awards Gala to be aired November 4th.

If anyone can tape the show and send it to us or donate clips, it would be greatly appreciated!

Congratulations Shawn!

Congratulations for Shawn for his second Gemini Award nomination! He's been given a nod in the 'lead actor in a movie or miniseries' category for his work in 'Terry'. (His first nomination was in 1995 for his work in 'Guitarman'!)

'The Quiet' Release Schedule & Contest
08.24.06 is holding a drawing where you can win a Sony Pictures Classic DVD set and a copy of The Quiet's theatrical poster. You can enter here.

The site also has a detailed release schedule for the movie listing which theaters in which cities are playing the movie.

Shawn a Junior Canadian Power Player

Canadian Business magazine recently unveiled it's annual Celebrity Power List, a ranking of Canadian entertainers in Hollywood based on four factors: estimated salary, press clippings, number of Google hits and number of TV appearances. Shawn unfortunately didn't make the top 15, but ranked high enough to be considered a junior power player.

Shawn's a Hot Bachelor!

People Magazine has named Shawn as one of the Hottest Bachelors of 2006! The issue is out on newsstands now and you can also check it out at Unfortunately the print edition misspells Shawn's name!

MuchMusic Video Awards Air Internationally

In addition to Canada, the MuchMusic Video Awards will be broadcast in five continents on 20 different channels worldwide including:

  • The International Music Feed and IN Demand's two HD channels INHD and INHD2 in the United States
  • Star! Hollywood in Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Algeria, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, and Pakistan
  • Star! Scandinavia in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • Channel M in the UK
  • 4-TheStory TV channel in Hungary
  • MuchMusic Argentina broadcasts the MMVAs in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela
  • Citytv Bogota broadcasts to Colombia
  • Channel V in Australia
  • O Channel in Jakarta, Indonesia
Again, if anyone could tape the show and pre-show and send us a copy or provide clips for the site it would be greatly appreciated!

'The Quiet' Finally Hitting Theaters!
06.14.06 (Updated: 6.15.06) || Contributor: Cassii

According to Sony Pictures Classics, 'The Quiet' has a release date of August 25, 2006! A still from the site featuring Shawn has been added to the gallery.

Per a recent press release, the August 25th date is for a limited release in Los Angeles and New York, which is to be followed by platform rollout.

Shawn Presenting at the MuchMusic Video Awards
06.14.06 || Contributor: MaryAries

Shawn will be a presenter at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards. The show airs live, Sunday June 18th, on MuchMusic, Star!, Citytv, CitytvHD & 104.5 CHUM FM. Before the show though, at 7:30pm ET the Red Carpet Arrivals Special airs LIVE on MuchMusic, Star! and CitytvHD.

If anyone could tape the show and pre-show and send us a copy or provide clips for the site it would be greatly appreciated!

Shawn on XM Radio Mutant Takeover

As part of an XM Radio Takeover Shawn, along with Anna Paquin and Ben Foster, will be on XMU (XM 43) this Thursday (May 25) at 7:00 PM ET to talk X3. For more information (along with the other channels being taken over by cast members) head over to:

If you missed it, we've put up an MP3 of it on the audio downloads page. Unfortunately I missed the first few minutes of the interview, if anyone can provide a full copy of it for us, please let me know. Thanks!

3 Needles Opening in US Theaters on World AIDS Day

The Director's Cut of 3 Needles will open in US theaters on Friday, December 1 in conjunction with World AIDS Day. The director's cut greatly expands the Canada section of the film that Shawn stars in with Stockard Channing.

Thanks to Wolfe Releasing for the information. Also, be sure to check out the gallery for two higher res images of Shawn in the movie also courtesy of Wolfe Releasing.

X3 Preview Hosted by the Cast

SciFi Inside will be showing exclusive footage from the movie Thursday, Thursday, May 25 from 7pm to midnight during their airings of 'Man-Thing' and 'The Hulk'.

Shawn will be hosting the preview, along with Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Famke Janssen, Kelsey Grammer, Aaron Stanford, Anna Paquin, Ben Foster, Dania Ramirez, and director Brett Ratner.

They will also be answering questions you can submit at

Shawn's #1!
04.26.06 || Contributor: Tragic Bliss

According to Fandango's Hot List, Shawn was voted #1 Male Summer Breakout beating out Superman himself, Brandon Routh, and fellow X3 co-star Aaron Stanford.

X-Men: The Official Game

Ever wish you could be Iceman? You'll get your chance when X-Men: The Official Game comes out in May. The game bridges the gap between X2 and X3 and for certain levels you get to play as Iceman. Not only did they use Shawn's image for the character models, he'll also be voicing it as well!

You can check out the game's offical site over at and you can check out screenshots and previews over at

Aaron-related Archive Up!

I've been meaning to put this together for some time now since requests for Aaron information or Aaron-related submissions get sent here every so often. There's not much at the moment, but it's finally up! You can check it out at:

Shawn in 'Solstice'

According to Variety Shawn's newest movie is Solstice, a horror-thriller, which revolves around a young woman who gathers with her friends at a lake house for the summer solstice after the suicide of her twin sister.

According to Fangoria, 'Solstice' is a remake of Danish director Carsten Myllerup’s 2003 thriller 'Midsommer'. You can find out more about the movie (and read the director's blog) over at

Bid on a XBox 360 Faceplace Signed by Shawn!
03.14.06 || Contributors: Steph, Chas

Shawn is participating in Celebrity Faces, a fundraising initiative in support of Children's Miracle Network. He is one of 18 celebrities who have designed, created and signed a one of a kind faceplate for the XBox 360.

The auction starts March 17th and you can see Shawn's faceplate here.

Head over to for full details on the auction and to bid on his faceplate! For those in the Toronto area, you can also check out the faceplates as they are being displayed in Toronto Eaton Centre, Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Sherway Gardens through March. The schedule is listed at the above site.

'3 Needles' US Premiere

According to Variety a director's cut version of '3 Needles' (which includes about 20 minutes of footage cut from the festival release) will premiere March 18th at NYC's Museum of Modern Art. Members of the cast will be hosting the screening.

However, according to MoMA, '3 Needles' will also be screening on March 16th.

Congratulations Shawn!

Shawn has been nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Male for Film, TV, Miniseries and Movies of the Week award for his work as Terry Fox in 'Terry' by ACTRA for the 2006 ACTRA Awards! The ceremony takes place February 24 at the Carlu in Toronto.

X3 Photo Roundup

At the moment, I can't post any X3 photos, so for your X3 photo needs (be aware that some of the images can be considered spoilery) head over to

3 Needles Trailer Online
02.08.06 || Contributor: Cassii

The trailer for 3 Needles can be found here and the movie is now out in Toronto and Vancouver. It is unknown if it will get a wider release.