by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 7, 2020
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood received ten nominations, including Best Film, Best Director, and for the first time, Best Casting.
The EE British Academy Film Awards, which recognize the very best in film of the past year, take place on Sunday February 2, 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The ceremony will be hosted by Graham Norton and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD in the UK and in all major territories around the world.
View a full list of nominees at BAFTA here
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 5, 2020
Congratulations to Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood for winning the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy. And that’s not all. Quentin Tarantino won Best Screenplay, Motion Picture and Damian’s co-star Brad Pitt won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture.
View the full list of nominees and winners at Golden Globes here
Piers Morgan Reviews His Most Memorable Encounters of 2019
by Piers Morgan | for the Daily Mail | December 28, 2019
Piers Morgan writes,
2019 has been a year when I’ve attended some brilliant parties, enjoyed myriad deliciously enjoyable Twitter spats and had random encounters with megastars such as Ariana Grande that still make me chuckle many months later.
Here, then, are the 2019 Morgan Awards:
MOST HONEST ADMISSION
Damian Lewis and I debated team spirit, agreeing that it’s important to success, but that so is harnessing great talent, even if it’s egotistical and erratic.
‘There may be no “i’s” in team,’ I said, ‘but there are three in “winning side”.’
‘The bottom line,’ Lewis concurred, ‘is you put up with dickheads if they’re worth it.’
Read the rest of the original article at the Daily Mail
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
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