Star Magazine - 19 November 2003 - Lawless Not Flawless - short article about Lucy and Gilda's Club
Tribune News Service - 17 November 2003 - Stuntwomen draw the stars at AFI Fest - Lucy and Renee attend
Double Dare Premiere
Toronto Star - 17 November 2003- Lucy Lawless Still Kicking Butt*article on the end of Tarzan and Lucy hosting WW doco to be shown in Canada
Zap2it.com has the following blurb about the premiere of the Double
OD (Zap2it.com) -- Quentin Tarantino, Darryl Hannah, Lucy Lawless and other stars came out for a documentary about Hollywood stunt women at the AFI Film Festival Friday night (Nov. 14).
"Double Dare," a film by Amanda Micheli, premiered during the closing weekend of the AFI festival, held at the Arclight and Cineramadome in Hollywood. The movie is an action-packed story about stuntwomen Jeannie Epper and
Zoe Bell. Epper refuses to retire at the age of 62 and was the double for Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman in the '70s, while Bell landed the coveted job of doubling for Lucy Lawless as "Xena: Warrior Princess" at the age of 18
years, and recently starred as Uma Thurman's double in the Tarantino film "Kill Bill 1."
Along with the stuntwomen themselves, other stars attending included Michelle Rodriguez and Renee O'Connor.
- Toronto Star - 4 November 2003 of Lucy from Gilda's Club function and the plaster cast of her breasts which will be auctioned off online to raise money for Gilda's Club. Many thanks to Gao for the scan
- Hotcelebs Magazine (Daily Star Sunday Magazine) 2 November 2003 Xena! As you've never seen her. Send In the Girls -
She was the leather-corseted warrior princess who launched a million male fantasies. Now actress Lucy Lawless is back fronting a new TV series in search of the real-life Xenas
Diva Magazine - November 2003 - Life After Xena (Warrior Women related article)
National Post (Canada)
11 November 2003
Why did Lucy Lawless, a.k.a. Xena the Warrior Princess, grab me by the cheeks and tell me to "shut up" this week?
Dreamwatch Magazine Issue #110 November 2003 Tarzan Gets Lawless -
Lucy Lawless joins the cast of revamped Tarzan Series
USA Weekend 24-26 October 2003 - Will There Be a Xena Movie?
Ruidoso News (US) - 29 October 2003 about Warrior Women and the episode Lozen. Talks about the
locals from Ruidoso will appear in the Lozen episode. The article seems to indicate that WW will be shown in the US.
Updated Warrior Women Articles
- Warrior Women Doco Manchester Online - 22 October 2003 - Telly talk: How Lucy became a Warrior Woman
Entertainment Weekly US Issue #734 - October 24, 2003 - article about Lucy's involvment with the new tv show Tarzan
VIP Magazine (Ireland) - October 2003 -
On her first trip to
Ireland, Xena: Warrior Princess Actress Lucy Lawless Talks about the role that made her famous, and her new series on history's most fearless women
NZ Woman's Weekly - 27 October 2003 - From Warrior Princess to Working Mum
Star Magazine - October 2003 has a little blurb about Lucy and Travis Fimmel from Tarzan. Many THX to Ann and Wendy for the scans.
Sunday Express S:2 - 12 October 2003 Interview with Lucy about life after Xena, her screenplay she is writing, jobs she turned down and about the Warrior Women documentary.
UGO Magazine - March 2003 - Interview with Lucy Lawless
UGO: Are you going to be on more than the first season of Tarzan?
LL: There's a possibility I could come back for the second season. We're working on a show specific for me, but I don't think I will be sick of this by the end of the first season. I'm really just enjoying myself right now,
and I like the people I'm working with.
- TV Week - October 2003 - Lucy and Tarzan
The Sunday Telegraph - 12 October 2003
Lucy, the reluctant warrior
Lucy talks about Warrior Women documentary.
Los Angeles Business Journal - 13 October 2003 -
TV warriors attack universal, claiming royalties were kept - Media & Technology - Universal Studios
sued over hit shows. Lucy and Kevin Sue Universal
TV Guide - October 11 - 17, 2003 - Tarzan advert with tiny pic of Lucy
- Star Week (part of Toronto Star newspaper - TV guide liftout)
Toronto Star - October 11-17, 2003 - Xena-Phobia Ex Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless is now in Toronto playing Tarzan's aunt in an all-new urban
adventure. But an upcoming Discovery Channel history series shows she hasn't quite abandoned her warrior ways.
Lawless Meets Tarzan! - TVGuide Online, October 17, 2003
EW Online - 5 October 2003 - Jungle Princess
Starship Newsletter - October 2003
Lucy is on the front page
and she also did another little drawing and put a note on the donation appeal page. Click here to see the scans
NZ Woman's Weekly - October 2003 - The Heroine - Article on Lucy
Xpose Special #23
has a Top 25 Fantasy Faces of 2003. Xena/Lucy was number
20. Click here to see the scans. Many THX to Ann for the scans
2 Fish Out of Water, and Both Stink (Not Lucy, of course)
Reviews from Newsday about the new shows. Lucy is mentioned.
"Additional conflict derives from the rivalry between Tarzan's uncle and his Aunt Katherine (Lucy Lawless), a powerful newspaper publisher who doesn't want the young primitive forcibly civilized."
- Return Of Dead Xena from "The Mirror"
XENA Warrior Princess is to return after being killed off in the
cult TV show. Fans were outraged when Xena, played by Lucy Lawless, was killed in the last-ever episode. But Lawless, 35, has agreed to film a Xena movie. She said: "I don't want another multi-year contract. I've three kids
and it's not an option. A movie is short-term."
SHARON MILLAR, RETURN OF DEAD XENA. , The Mirror, 10-08-2003, pp
- The People Newspaper - 5 October 2003 When Grainne ruled waves as Irish warrior pirate
- EW Online - 5 October - Jungle Princess
Lucy Lawless on swinging from ''Xena'' to ''Tarzan.'' The former ''Warrior Princess'' star says she's happy to put down her sword to
watch over Travis Fimmel on the WB's new series by Liane Bonin.
- Lucy and Daisy from The National Enquirer - September 2003
Official WB Press Release that announces that Lucy will be part of the cast for Tarzan
- The Toronto
Sun - 12 September 2003
- The New Zealand
Herald - 13 September 2003
- The Toronto
Sun - 12 September 2003
New Idea - September 2003 she is listed among the sexiest kiwi stars in an
article titled "Hot Stuff". There is a small picture of her and the article only makes a small reference to Lucy and her popularity. She is ranked the third most sexiest woman in New Zealand. Abit modest I would have thought!
TV Guide - September 27 - October 3 - Me Tarzan, She Xena
What Satellite TV - 22 September 2003
- History's Heroines - TV's Xena leads Warrior Women into battle on Discovery Lucy Lawless, AKA Xena Warrior Princess presents Warrior
Women on Discovery
this month. Elise Harris talked to her about some of the history's heroines
Woman's Day - September 2003 there are 3 pictures of Lucy walking with her
daughter, Daisy, on the set in hair curls! If you would like a copy of these, just let us know.
Day - 22 September 2003 - Lucy in LA at the Walk of Fame ceremony
Variety Magazine - 8 September 2003 - Lawless
swings back into action on WB's 'Tarzan' Thesp also to develop own series for fall 2004.
Lucy Lawless has a new role: "Kathleen, Tarzan Aunt."
TV Guide Online - 9
September 2003 - Lucy's cast announcement for Tarzan
The Femme Fatales - September/October 2003 Issue
- Fatale Favorite - Lucy Lawless
- Hollywood Reporter - 9 September 2003
- 'Xena' Star Lawless Swings Into WB Series
Cinescape Magazine 9 September 2003 Warrior Princess acts motherly with ape man XENA star Lucy Lawless has a new series
Gazette - 10 September 2003 about Lucy's involvement with Tarzan
- Xena’s Lucy hooks
up with Tarzan
By eBroadcast staff and agencies.
Sep 10, 2003, 12:41
Former Xena star Lucy Lawless will join Australian male model Travis Fimmel in the new TV version of Tarzan. Lawless will play publisher Kathleen Clayton, aunt to Fimmel’s Tarzan. The series is a re-telling of the famous Tarzan story, but with a twist. Aired on America’s WB network, it will feature a teen-aged Tarzan as he adjusts to life in the jungle of New York City. Lawless also gets a development deal with the network for a series targeted for the 2004/2005 season. If Tarzan and Lawless are hits, that deal may have to be put on
- Cinescape Magazine 16 July 2003 - XENA star faces her BOOGEYMAN Lucy Lawless cast in monster flick
The Hollywood Reporter - 15 July 2003 on Lucy's new role in Boogeyman
- Tribune News Service - 16 July 2003 - `Boogeyman' filming in New Zealand.
- The Western
Leader (NZ newspaper) - 24 July 2003. Details the work being done on the
"Boogeyman" set and the house that will be used.
- The following is from The
Dallas Voice Community Newspaper - July 2003
Xena battles The Boogeyman
Everyones favorite warrior princess may finally be meeting a foe she cant
beat: the boogeyman himself. Xenas Lucy Lawless has signed on to co-star in The
Boogeyman, a thriller currently shooting in her home country of New Zealand. Along with
Lawless, 7th Heavens Barry Watson stars as a young man returning to his childhood
home to try to overcome traumatic, boogeyman-inspired events that took place in his
bedroom. Not to be confused with the schlocky 80s series of Boogeyman movies, this
fright-fest comes from Sam Raimis (Spider-Man) new horror production company, Ghost
House. Raimi used to executive produce Xena, and hes also got a horror-picture
pedigree he was responsible for such scary movies as The Evil Dead and Darkman.
- The following is from
Sunday Star Times - 27 July 2003
A host of international and local
celebrities have let their creative juices flow to support suicide prevention charity
Kiwi stars, including Peter Jackson, Lucy Lawless, Witi Ihimaera and Charlotte Dawson,
have also offered a variety of artistic impressions - from red high heel shoes to
signatures - in support of Yellow Ribbon.
To read more go to https://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/print/0,1478,2581581a11,00.html
- NZ Sunday News - Monster Role for Xena
Star - 20 July 2003 - News about Lucy's role in the new Rob Tapert/Sam Raimi movie
- Stars Come Out For Young Disabled
In an unprecedented New Zealand entertainment event, 16 talented young people with
disabilities will work and perform with top local and international celebrities of their
choice in a "Stars Thru Their Eyes" event to be staged at Auckland's Sheraton
hotel on Saturday 30th of August . Organised by Project StarJam in partnership with the
Endeavour Charitable Trust, the show features the likes of Tom Cruise, Lucy Lawless
and Dame Malvina Major who star in pre-recorded interviews which will be shown at
"Stars Thru Their Eyes 2003". - Click here to read full
- Celebrity Skin Unveils Divas
Who Dare To Be Dangerous
It mentions Lucy as Xena:
"Sword And Sandal Sirens" pays tribute to the barbaric babes who use more than
their feminine wiles as lethal weapons. Celebrity Skin clears the battlefield and
unleashes the savage sexuality of barbarous beauties including Lucy Lawless in "Xena:
Warrior Princess," Lana Clarkson in "Barbarian Queen" and Tawny Kitaen as
the Amazon warrior in "The Perils Of Gwendoline In The Land Of The Yik Yak" and
"Witchboard." Hold onto your sword, it's gonna be a bumpy ride ...Click here to read the
entire press release
Many thanks to Samantha for the news
- Lucy Lawless says plans to change the Starship's name are
The NZ Herald change of name
for the Starship Hospital and Lucy's reaction to it. Lucy is a trustee on the
fundraising Starship Foundation.
- More on the public outcry over the
name change to Starship Hospital and Lucy's involvement
Actor Lucy Lawless, a trustee on the fundraising Starship Foundation , called the
change a "nonsense" she hoped could be reversed.
NZ Herald - 28 April 2003
Actor and foundation trustee Lucy Lawless also expressed
surprise at hearing of the amended name from the media rather than the board. "I
think the public, who feel a great amount of ownership over the hospital, have sent a
message loud and clear - 'hands off, leave the name alone'."
NZ Herald - 29 April 2003
Lucy Lawless, a trustee of the fundraising Starship
Foundation and the most famous person associated with the hospital, has called the change
a nonsense. "The place will always be, in people's hearts, the Starship. Visually,
that's what it looks like, so why strip it of official recognition?" She and
other trustees were to discuss the implications at a regular meeting at the hospital
today. Ms Lawless believed it would be harder to raise money for something "that
sounds like something from the socialist era".
Manawatu Standard - 28 April
The NZ Herald has a story about the change of name for the
Starship Hospital and Lucy's reaction to it. Lucy is a trustee on the fundraising Starship
- Video Business Magazine 28 April 2003 Sexy swordplay. Xena, Warrior Princess: Season One
TV Guide - April 26 - May 2, 2003 Issue- Your Favorite Shows on DVD
NZ Woman's Day - 7
April 2003 of Lucy from the NZ Pre-Oscar Party
Magazine - April 2003 - Moore Fun, Xena's Out
- French Magazine "Lesbia" - April 2003 - Let's watch TV.
Explores the relationship between Xena and
Log - April 2003 - Lucy at the Annual Starship Charity ball in October 2002 from the Starship Log newsletter and also a scan of Lucy from the event with Jennifer Ward-Lealand
and Craig Parker.
Jane Magazine - April 2003 - Lucy attended a screening of the new documentary,
Double Dare, about legendary stuntwomen Jeannie Epper (Wonder Woman) and ZoŽ
Bell (Xena and Kill Bill).
French Magazine "Lesbia" - April 2003 - Let's watch TV.
Explores the relationship between Xena and
OnFilm Magazine 1 April 2003 Buyers game for Nemesis and NZ - Lucy Lawless attends NZ Film Function
Straits Times Life section, page 2. - 9 April 2003 - Xena Braves Sars Lucy went to
Singapore on the way back from China where she filmed part of the Warrior Women doco
- Lesbian News Vol 28,
Number 6 January 2003- In an exclusive interview the actress talks about life after Xena,
love, and her lesbian fans
- January 30, 2003 - Lucy is
New Zealand Herald. "Mr Forman said Dame Susan made the right decision to step
down and other anti-GM celebrities such as Xena star Lucy Lawless - a patron for the
Starship Foundation - should also consider resigning."
- World Vision Update - 17 January 2003 What connection does a young boy in a rural Malawian village have with the hit TV series 'Xena, Warrior Princess'?
Jailos Batuwell is a sponsored child in the Chata Area Development Programme (ADP). His sponsors are Xena's star, Lucy Lawless and her husband, Rob Tapert, the show's co-creator and executive producer.
The Globe magazine scans
of Lucy on Tour with Dave - 28 January 2003 Issue
- There is a small mention of Lucy
and the cult status of Xena in an article in the Mumbai Newsline - Powerpuff women of
Mumbai, January 12: MULTIPLY the effect of saas-bahu and Ally McBeals on women several
times over to figure out the effect that superwomen have on the not-so-fair sex. Yes,
were talking Alias, Black Scorpion, Dark Angel and La Femme Nikita. Though none of
these women have managed to recreate the Lucy Lawless euphoria, with an entire cult
following for Xena: The Warrior Princess, theyve not done too badly for themselves. Click here to read entire
- The following is from Waiheke Marketplace Online
Yes, our Zena can sing. Of course the Americans know that already, having seen her on
stage in Grease, but Waihekeans were pleasantly surprised by Lucy Lawless's
performance as Dave Dobbyn's 'Special Guest Vocalist' on his Summer Holiday Tour last
Click here to read entire review of Lucy's
performance from the Waiheke Marketplace Online and also see a larger version of the pic
- Lesbian News magazine - January 2003 Lucy talks about 'that kiss' and Xena
- 13 January - The following is from
Northland Age online newspaper:
(or David Joseph, as he was referred to in the formal announcement) Dobbyn has had a big
start to 2003, first being named as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (for
services to music) in the New Year's honours list then a sell-out concert (with Lucy
Lawless and Anika Moa) at Kaitaia's Far North Community Centre. There was standing room
only, fans of all ages turning out on an uncharacteristically wet summer's night to hear
one of the legends of New Zealand music and two of its rising stars. https://www.northnz.co.nz/IMAGES/1-7e.jpg
"Dave Dobbyn, in high spirits after Sunday's concert in Kaitaia, with Anika Moa and
Lucy Lawless. He will be solo when he takes the stage at Wagener Park on Saturday
- 1 January - Yoda and Xena show sparkled.
The Regent on Broadway It was a strange combination. A funny looking guy with ginger hair
who is a New Zealand rock icon and a female action hero babe who is better known for
wielding a sword than a microphone. But Dave Dobbyn and Lucy Lawless looked like old
touring buddies at their gig at the Regent on Thursday night.
Read more of the article online at The
Evening Manawatu Standard -
- Stuff.co.nz 11 January 2003
Lawless, as uber-star Xena Warrior Princess, has experienced fan worship globally - how do
Kiwis compare? "I think (in the US) they are better at whipping people into a
frenzy," she says. "But when you meet people one-on-one they're not much
different to here. It's just a human reaction. Over there people are rarked up ahead of
time so you might get treated like a superstar for 15 minutes between the car and the
door, but after that, well everyone is different. They either overcompensate for the way
they feel and are incredibly sycophantic or incredibly brusque in order to prove they
don't think you're superior."
Kiwis may be more relaxed about their stars, says Lawless - more likely to say to a
tourist "yep, that's Lucy's house down there. Go and give her a knock. She won't
But, says Lawless, "she absolutely does mind. Go away".
However, since performing with Dobbyn, a New Zealand musical icon and all round nice guy,
Lawless says the public has been much warmer with her.
"After Wellington a couple of people came up in a bar and said OI really liked your
performance' and that's all they wanted to say, that I did a good job, and that's awfully
nice. When New Zealanders do come up it might have taken a bit more effort for them to
make that move."