Acting is a Collaborative Art
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 11, 2019
Damian and the Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood crew have earned a SAG Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.’ Also up for the same award is the cast ensemble from Bombshell, The Irishman, JoJo Rabbit, and Parasite. Screen Actors Guild Awards has become one of the industry’s most prized honors. It is the only televised awards ceremony to exclusively honor just performers for their performance in film and television. The awards focus on both individual performances as well as the work of the entire ensemble of a drama series and comedy series, and the cast of a motion picture. You can catch the SAG Awards airing live on TNT and TBS, Sunday, January 19, 2020.
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD
AUSTIN BUTLER / Tex
JULIA BUTTERS / Trudi
BRUCE DERN / George Spahn
LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / Rick Dalton
DAKOTA FANNING / Squeaky Fromme
EMILE HIRSCH / Jay Sebring
DAMIAN LEWIS / Steve McQueen
MIKE MOH / Bruce Lee
TIMOTHY OLYPHANT / James Stacy
AL PACINO / Marvin Schwarz
LUKE PERRY / Wayne Maunder
BRAD PITT / Cliff Booth
MARGARET QUALLEY / Pussycat
MARGOT ROBBIE / Sharon Tate
Overall, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood grabbed four SAG Award nominations in total, as did Bombshell and The Irishman.
For more information, please visit Screen Actors Guild Awards.org
2020 Sundance Film Festival
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 4, 2019
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. A total of 118 feature films in all!
Of the showcase of premieres, Dream Horse starring Damian Lewis and Toni Collette, is among some of the most highly anticipated narrative films of the coming year and will receive it’s world premiere at the festival. Exact date is to be determined.
The festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23–February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute’s flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.
Dream Horse / United Kingdom (Director: Euros Lyn, Screenwriter: Neil McKay, Producers: Katherine Butler, Tracy O’Riordan) — Jan, a cleaner and bartender, decides on a whim to breed a race horse in her Welsh village. As the horse rises through the ranks against all odds, Jan and the townspeople are pitted against the racing elite in a nail-biting race for the national championship. Cast: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis. World Premiere
For more information, please visit The Sundance Film Festival website here.
24th Annual Satellite Awards
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 3, 2019
The International Press Academy (IPA) has announced their nominees for the 24th annual Satellite Awards, celebrating achievements in Film and Television.
Nominees for Actor in a Series Drama/Genre are:
Billy Bob Thornton, “Goliath”
Brendan Gleeson, “Mr. Mercedes”
Brian Cox, “Succession”
Damian Lewis, “Billions”
Jonathan Groff, “Mindhunter”
Tobias Menzies, “The Crown”
Congratulations Damian for your recognized work as Bobby Axelrod! It’s long overdue.
In addition, Maggie Siff has been nominated for Actress in a Series Drama/Genre for her role as Wendy Rhoades in Billions.
Date of the ceremony is yet to be announced, but estimated as February, 2020. Keep checking back here for more details. For a complete list of nominees, please visit the International Press Academy
A Night of Poems and Poets
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 26, 2019
An evening of poetry inspired by the great city of London was read by Damian, Helen, Mona Arishi, Theresa Lola, Yomi Sode and OnSide young poets in support of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal for Samaritans helpline, OnSide Youth Zones, and Place2Be, investing in youth and children’s mental health. The event was held at the Mansion House on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Continue reading Damian and Helen Poetry Reading at Voices of London – Nov 26, 2019
Damian and Helen Honor Stage Stars
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 24, 2019
The 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards took place this evening, November 24, 2019, at the London Coliseum to honor another year of brilliant performances of stage stars.
This year’s star-studded ceremony was presented by Cush Jumbo and co-hosted by Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev and American Vogue editor-in-chief Dame Anna Wintour, alongside Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory. The awards were held in association with Michael Kors. Other stars including Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Lashana Lynch, Taron Egerton, Glenda Jackson and Naomi Scott were there to hand out awards.
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