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Damian Attends Berlin International Film Festival for Queen of the Desert – Feb 6, 2015

Berlinale 2015 – Ladies and Gentlemen, Queen of the Desert has finally arrived!

by Damianista – Fan Fun with Damian Lewis – 6 February 2015

Queen of the Desert Press Conference at Berlinale 2015 – source: Berlinale Livestream

Queen of the Desert, the highly anticipated biopic about Gertrude Bell, a historian, novelist and member of the British Secret Service, directed by Werner Herzog, and starring Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis, James Franco and Robert Pattinson has arrived at Berlinale 2015 complete with a photo shoot, press screening followed by a press conference with some FUN moments and, of course, the Red Carpet. We were extremely lucky to be able to see both the Press Conference and the Red Carpet LIVE on the festival website. That’s what I call public service.  You can now watch the Press Conference and the Red Carpet here. Thank you, Berlinale!

Queen of the Desert Press Conference Highlights:

Let’s start with the official plot of the movie from Berlinale and then talk about “Damian Moments” of the day!

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Categories Behind the Scenes Media Photoshoots Print Media Video

Damian Lewis in Hollywood’s Vanity Fair Issue – Feb 5, 2015

Vanity Fair British Invasion Photoshoot

Stunning shots of the many actors who have crossed the pond and made it big on screens in the US. The pages in the magazine were lovely, but the video and short film accompanying the shoot was to die for.

Behind the scenes video of the new British invasion:

Then a short film in three parts:

Los Angeles sun in the windows, Damian in various states of dress in and out of a tuxedo, the just-there ginger scruff on his face.  The aura emanating from Damian must cause quite a fiery glare in its own right. – JaniaJania

 

Behind the scenes:

Categories American Buffalo Theatre

BREAKING NEWS: John Goodman to Star Alongside Damian Lewis in West End Revival of American Buffalo – Jan 22, 2015

John Goodman to star alongside Damian Lewis in West End revival of American Buffalo

The star of the hit comedy Roseanne and films like The Big Lebowski and The Monuments Men will join the Homeland and Wolf Hall actor in a revival of David Mamet’s play at the Wyndham’s Theatre from April.

By  – Radio Times – 22 January 2015

Hollywood actor John Goodman is joining Homeland and Wolf Hall star Damian Lewis in the West End, RadioTimes.com can exclusively reveal.

The actors will be pairing up from April in a new production of David Mamet’s three-hander American Buffalo at the Wyndham’s Theatre playing the parts of two men plotting to steal a valuable coin collection.

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Categories Media Print Media Wolf Hall

Damian Lewis’ Inspiration for Wolf Hall’s Henry VIII: ‘Wills and Harry’ – Jan 21, 2015

Damian Lewis’ Inspiration for Wolf Hall’s Henry VIII: ‘Wills and Harry’

Damian Lewis reveals the unlikely inspiration behind his portrayal of Henry VIII

by Hannah Furness and Gaby Wood – The Telegraph – 21 January 2015

As he plays a handsome Henry VIII, pacing his palaces as he negotiates a split with Rome, one might have thought Damian Lewis would turn to the history books for assistance.

But the actor has disclosed an unusual inspiration for his part in Wolf Hall: The Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry.

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Categories Appearances Media Press Conference Print Media Wolf Hall

Damian Lewis Says Henry VIII “As Big A Brand As Coca-Cola” – Jan 19, 2015

Damian Lewis Says Henry VIII “As Big A Brand As Coca-Cola,” While Plugging PBS’s ‘Wolf Hall’

Television Critics Association Press Tour, Winter Tour, Panel Discussion

by Lisa de Moraes – Deadline – January 19, 2015

Damian Lewis speaks onstage during the ‘MASTERPIECE “Wolf Hall” panel discussion at the PBS Network portion of the Television Critics Association press tour at Langham Hotel on January 19, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“Henry [VIII] as a brand, is right up there with Coca Cola,” Damian Lewis said, of the oft-portrayed Tudor king he plays in PBS’s six-part miniseries Wolf Hall.  “My vanity will always relish a challenge,” Lewis said, of trying to turn in a fresh performance of the historical figure. “In fact, that probably encourages me.”

Not so fresh, maybe, were his answers to question about his character, on stage this morning at Winter TV Press Tour 2015; his “syphilitic, philandering Elvis” line, in re how Henry VIII is most often perceived/portrayed, is getting a little worn out as Lewis make the press rounds to promote the project.

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