- The Escapist featuring Damian Lewis opens in Ireland and the UK this Friday. Click here for the trailer and the list of cinemas screening the movie; below are more great press quotes for the film:
“A brilliantly intense prison-break drama” and “A magisterial performance from Brian Cox in this intense prison-break drama.” ALASTAIR MCKAY – SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
“An excellent British crime film with none of the embarrassing `cor blimey’ caper of previous Brit outings;” “Brian Cox is outstanding as an aging screw with nothing to loose, while Damian Lewis simmers as the prison boss;” and “The Escapist proves that British actors and film makers don’t need to rely on SFX to get your blood pumping.” JOSH WOODFIN – FHM
“Gutsy film-making at its finest. The Escapist takes the prison break movie to a new level.” JAMES KING – RADIO ONE.
“There is no escape from this movie!” BEST
“Gritty, gripping, and with a killer twist;” “The Escapist is British filmmaking at its raw, brutal best!;” “A jailbreak thriller that gets you by the throat and doesn’t let go;” and “Brian Cox is utterly superb…four stars.” ROBBIE COLLIN – NEWS OF THE WORLD
“A hugely intense thriller.” AXM
“Rupert Wyatt’s feature debut covers surprisingly fresh territory.” and “The sense of threat is constant.” EMPIRE
- This site offers 2 short clips and the trailer for The Escapist; the clip titled “Family” features Damian Lewis and Brian Cox.
- Spoilers! Click on the links below for more great interviews, reviews, and articles for the June 20th Irish/UK release of The Escapist:
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- The schedule has been released for the Auckland portion of the New Zealand Film Festival; The Escapist will screen on July 23rd and 25th at the Civic Theatre.
- Spoilers! Click here and here for information about Season 2 of Life starring Damian Lewis including episode 2×03 titled “The Business of Miracles.”
- Two new video games (“Detective Dash” and “Fruit Fighter”) have been added to the NBC.com site for Life.
- Information posted on IMDB indicates that Anya Monzikova from Deal or No Deal has been cast as Lex on episode 2×01 of Life.
- Variety discusses Life in this article about “Freshman Drama Series in Emmy Contention.”