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LA Press Roundtable | 04 December 2003
Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd came into our room next, accompanied by an aide who held a tray full of food.
Dominic must not be a morning person. He looked positively huddled in his seat, and rarely looked up at us, even when answering questions. He mostly looked at his food.
One of the reporters in our room was a Japanese woman, and she stared at Dominic’s tray with amusement.
“You eat Japanese food?” she asked.
“Hai,” said Dominic. “Arigato.”
At a certain …
Dominic Monaghan on the Trilogy and Remaining Friends With the Fellowship | 03 December 2003
Is it strange to get women to scream with the raise of your hand?
I’m a big fan of the ladies so to have them come to me without any real effort is amazing.
Can you explain just how crazy the World Premiere was?
120,000 people on the streets of New Zealand screaming out people’s names and going crazy. It was kind of surreal more than anything else. We lived there …
Monaghan Persuaded Bosses To Alter Character | 22 September 2005
British actor DOMINIC MONAGHAN only won a role in hit US show LOST after persuading TV bosses to transform his character from a 45-year-old has-been rocker into a confused young musician.
Monaghan, 28, felt his part as CHARLIE would have more depth if he was younger and less experienced, and the switch allowed the actor to channel his own life into the part.
He says, “Charlie was a 45-year-old rocker who had been spat out the other …
Cast of Lost feels the pressure | 21 September 2005
[note: this is only an excerpt]
”There’s more pressure now because we’re not the hot new show, we’re just the hot show,” said Dominic Monaghan, who plays rock-star junkie Charlie. ”So we kind of have to back that up now instead of being about the hype. We have to deliver.”
[ source: sun times ]
Monaghan Refuses To Confirm His Status | 20 September 2005
British actor DOMINIC MONAGHAN is refusing to comment on the nature of his relationship with his LOST co-star EVANGELINE LILLY, but promises he plans never to be photographed at a celebrity event with her again.
Monaghan describes his relationship with Lilly as “unique”, but will not be drawn into confirming she’s his girlfriend.
He says, “We kind of understand where each other’s going, and we’re good friends. She’s a beautiful girl.
“And then everyone’s asking if we’re dating. I …
Party starts early for Dom | 19 September 2005
LOST star Dominic Monaghan warmed up for the Emmy Awards by downing Mojito cocktails with co-star Jorge Garcia.
Brit Dominic plays drug addict musician Charlie Pace in the Channel 4 show, which won the Best Drama gong at the Emmys in LA.
He joked that Jorge – who plays loveable Hurley Reyes – had been a bad influence on him.
The actor, best known as Merry the hobbit in Lord of the Rings, said: “I drove in with Jorge, we …
The Lost Star | 16 September 2005
Actor Dominic Monaghan plays the role of Charlie Pace in the popular American series “Lost” which debuted for Indian viewers on Star Movies this September. Here is a one-on-one chat with the actor who made a splash with the Hollywood film “Lord of The Rings.”
So what appealed to you about “Lost”?
DOMINIC: I had met the people behind the series and was kind of bowled over by the fact that there appeared to be a certain amount of …
Lost actor wants an exit to die for | 14 September 2005
“Lost” cast member Dominic Monaghan has seen fellow stars come and go already in the first season. He’s also aware he could be written off at any time. If he goes, however, he has made some requests of the show’s creators. “I’ve said to the writers over and over again: If it’s a cool death and it’s a great story line and it sends the audience on a roller-coaster journey, then I’m quite …
Q&A: Dominic Monaghan | 12 September 2005
Dominic Monaghan went from being a hobbit in “The Lord of the Rings” to a stranded rock star on ABC’s “Lost,” which comes out on DVD this week. Monaghan spoke to NEWSWEEK’s Ramin Setoodeh.
This is the fifth time I’ve called. What were you doing?
I was surfing. [Murmuring in the background.]
Now it sounds like you’re signing autographs.
Yeah. I’m in a DVD store.
Are you at least getting a discount?
Let me ask. The guy on the phone wants to know if you …