Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalie Dormer in The Tudors by Jonathan Hession/ Showtime Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalie Dormer in The Tudors by Jonathan Hession/ Showtime

Showtime has greenlit The Tudors, which is currently six episodes into its sophomore run, for a third season to start shooting June 16 in Dublin, Ireland, with an eye on an early-2009 premiere.

" The Tudors is now a fixture for us," says Showtime president of entertainment Robert Greenblatt, "and we're on our way to completing the entire saga of all six wives of Henry VIII."

Indeed, next in line to be made Hank's wife during Season 3 are ( Spoiler alert) Jane "Not the One from Dancing with the Stars" Seymour and Anne of Cleves. - MWM