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 Amazon.com:
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
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
Slashfilm.com, 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
Bloody-Disgusting.com 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
Shawn in 'The Ruins'
05.07.07 || Contributors: The Lemm, Kelly
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
'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
Sho.com 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
Friday, December 1 @ 1-3pm
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
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 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
CampusCircle.net 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
People.com. 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:
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 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
'The Quiet' Finally Hitting Theaters!
06.14.06 (Updated: 6.15.06) || Contributor: Cassii
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
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
X-MenGame.com 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: http://johto.nu/aaron/
Shawn in 'Solstice'
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
Head over to xbox.com/faces/ 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
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.
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.