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2006/09/02


  • Click here to view the new trailer for the October 6th North American release of Stormbreaker featuring Damian Lewis, now titled Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker.
  • Here’s another online vendor offering the Region 2 Stormbreaker DVD (UK, EU, Mideast, Egypt, S.Africa, and Japan) to be released on November 13th.
  • This New York Times article discusses the selection of The Situation starring Damian Lewis, as the opening film of the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 18th.
  • UK newspaper alert! This eBay listing references a newspaper supplement featuring an interview with Damian Lewis for the September 22nd UK release of Keane.
  • You can also buy an “All I want for Christmas is Damian Lewis” t-shirt on eBay!

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2006/09/01


  • Click here to pre-order the Stormbreaker soundtrack CD to be released on October 3rd.
  • Ann shared the news that tonight’s episode of Entertainment Tonight included clips and information about the October 6th US release of Stormbreaker, including a clip featuring Damian Lewis (he was shown shooting Ewan McGregor but Ewan must have been asking for it!)
  • Schoolchildren in the UK will have opportunities to see Stormbreaker for free in October in conjunction with National Schools Film Week events; click here for more information.
  • Are you prepared to enjoy a visual snapshot of a truly surreal moment? Click here for a picture of Damian Lewis and Alice Cooper showing mutual appreciation for a very feminine, pink sunhat! Click here to enjoy lots of photos of Damian Lewis having fun at the recent Northern Rock All Star Cup celebrity golf tournament!

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Keane: It’s all in the Mind, The Guardian, September 1, 2006

It’s all in the mind

by Jessica Winter, The Guardian, September 1, 2006
Damian Lewis has taken on what may be his most ambitious role yet: a mentally ill father. He tells Jessica Winter how he spent time in a support home to prepare for the making of Keane.

The stars of what was meant to be Lodge Kerrigan’s third film, In God’s Hands, might have been happy enough with the shoot – Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard became a couple as result of working together – but the director wasn’t. The completed film was scrapped in 2002, owing to what Kerrigan describes as “technical issues with the negative”.

“It was pretty devastating,” says Kerrigan matter-of-factly in his rich baritone. Some others associated with the film absolved themselves of any responsibility, and Kerrigan retreated to reading the novels of Haruki Murakami. Fortunately, the insurance covered the disaster and in 2004 Kerrigan was able to return to the fray, shooting his new film, Keane, in 32 days for less than $1m.

Continue reading Keane: It’s all in the Mind, The Guardian, September 1, 2006

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2006/08/31


  • This article gives new details about Damian Lewis’s upcoming film The Situation (spoiler warnings!)
  • In this Guardian interview Damian Lewis discusses his role as William Keane saying “It’s a knockout role for an actor in terms of achieving a credibility in a character who spends 90 minutes in an extreme emotional state…It’s a huge responsibility. It’s not something you can dare to get wrong.” (He certainly didn’t get it wrong!) Keane opens in the UK on September 22nd.
  • Stormbreaker News:

    » The Region 2 Stormbreaker DVD featuring Damian Lewis will be released in the UK on November 13th. Note: this DVD will only play in region-free or region 2 players (UK, EU, SoAfrica, Mideast, Egypt, and Japan).

    » Click here for information about the Stormbreaker soundtrack.

    » Alex Rider/Stormbreaker toys will soon be available in UK KFC restaurants.

  • The updated schedule includes new listings for Damian Lewis events and broadcasts including UK telecasts of the documentary Bolivia for Sale and the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers.
  • A big welcome to our great new affiliate AwesomeBale.org a fansite dedicated to the beautiful and talented Mr. Christian Bale!
  • Damian Lewis’s admirers live all over the world! This world map snapshot shows the 100 most recent visitors to Damian-Lewis.com as of 9AM US Central Time this morning. Make your mark on the Damian Lewis map! Vote in our geography poll and tell us where you live!
  • This article describes Helen McCrory as a “pithy, royal-scorning Cherie Blair” in her new film The Queen.

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2006/08/30


  • Thanks to Ann for posting the new Stormbreaker poster and this article
    about the North American release of the film. (The big question, is that tall figure in the lower center an image of Damian Lewis as Yassen?)