- Click above to watch the outrageously funny love scene from The Baker starring Damian Lewis and Kate Ashfield. The clip was posted on YouTube by Aiwe78.
- Hello! magazine featured this article about the Damian Lewis Family’s participation in “The Big Toddle” charity event on May 21st.
- Damian Lewis fans in New Zealand have a chance to win 5 free, double passes to see The Escapist. The film opens theatrically in NZ on May 28th and the Dominion Post is hosting the contest that will end at 9am on Thursday, May 28th. E-mail your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Escapist Draw Page B6” in the subject line and include your contact details in the body of the message. Click here for a review for the NZ release and click here for more information about the contest. Thanks to Ann for the news!
- In the UK, The Escapist will be screen in Leeds at Screen Seven on June 8, 2009.
- There are now almost 3,500 signatures on the petition to “Move LIFE to the USA Network”; please consider adding your name and asking other Life Fans to sign.
- On Monday, May 25th “Memorial Day” will be celebrated in the US to honor all the service men and women that have given their lives in military combat. In recognition of this important date HBO On-Demand is offering all 10 episodes of Band of Brothers at no charge to cable and satellite HBO subscribers. The first 5 episodes are currently available and the final 5 will be added on Memorial Day. All episodes will be available for on-demand viewing through June 7, 2009.
To find the episodes Comcast subscribers should go to:
On Demand > Premium Channels > HBO > Series > Band of Brothers
Band of Brothers is the Emmy-winning, epic HBO 2001 mini-series produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. Damian Lewis was nominated for a “Best Leading Actor” Golden Globe award for his brilliant portrayal of real-life, war hero Major Richard Winters. You can download and view clips featuring Damian Lewis from the 2002 Golden Globe Awards and from the series’ premiere on the Multimedia page.
Click here for a recent interview with Band of Brothers co-star Michael Cudlitz that includes comments about filming Band of Brothers and also about his guest appearances on Life starring Damian Lewis (warning, mild profanity!)
- Thanks to June for the information that director Peter Kosminsky will make a guest appearance on the
South Bank Show tonight on ITV1. Kosminsky directed Damian Lewis, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Macfadyen, and Jodhi May in the BAFTA-winning 1999 mini-series Warriors which was Damian’s first major role in an acclaimed BBC production.