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  • Visit the Warehouse for more pictures of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory taken yesterday at “Cartier International Polo Day 2009.”

  • Click here and
    here for videoclips from the Cartier polo event that include Damian and Helen. Thanks to Ann and Ryanne for the links!

  • The Escapist with Damian Lewis aired on UK television tonight on Film4; keep looking for the film in theatres and on television in your area!

  • The Fantastic Mr. Fox, the animated film featuring the voice talent of Helen McCrory will open the “Times BFI London Film Festival” on October 14, 2009. 😀

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  • Visit the Warehouse for photos of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory attending “Cartier International Polo Day 2009” at the Guards Polo Club on July 26, 2009 in Egham, England.

  • Jonathan Dawson shared this review for the Australian release of The Escapist with Damian Lewis. He described the film as…

  • …one of the great and most convincing prison escapes of them all, the more powerful because of its quietness and the seesawing and jump cut structure that cuts between the planning and the actual dig and final dash for freedom along sewers and subway tunnels.

  • Click here for a review of Benjamin Wallfisch’s musical score for The Escapist that is now available on CD.

  • A blogger named Ruth has posted a photo of the recent filming of Your Highness at Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland.

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  • Click here for scans of Damian Lewis featured in Inspired By Music, a collection of celebrity portraits by renowned photographer Cambridge Jones.

    Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit the Prince’s Trust. The volume is now available for purchase at Amazon (UK) and
    Tower Books (US).

  • Vote for “One” (episode 2.21 of Life starring Damian Lewis) as “Best Single Episode – Drama” in the Tubey Awards.

  • Fox News reports that Helen McCrory is one of the “Hot Women of Hogwarts” currently featured on Maxim.com. Click here and here to view photos of Helen.

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  • New videoclips of Helen McCrory and Damian Lewis at the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:

    » Damian appears at approximately 3.15 minutes in this video posted by elizabethtoni.

    » An interview with Helen McCrory begins at around 45 seconds in this Mugglenet.com clip posted by Nmyers89. Helen says that she will begin filming “Harry Potter Part 7” next week.

    » You will see a brief glimpse of Damian and Helen at about 54 seconds into this clip from elizabethtoni.

  • Thanks to netti of Germany for uploading two new pics of Damian and Helen at Tuesday’s premiere to the gallery.

  • This article in the Hollywood Reporter says that Julianne Moore has dropped out of Helen McCrory’s new film The Special Relationship and that Hope Davis will play Hilary Clinton. The movie will begin production in London on July 20th.

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  • Click here at the gallery for more pictures of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory at Tuesday’s world premiere of ‘Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince’ in London.

  • Click here at Youtube for a clip briefly showing Damian and Helen signing autographs at the premiere. It’s about about 35 seconds in. Thanks to Sue for the headsup!

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  • Click here at the gallery for pictures of Damian and Helen at the world premiere of ‘Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince’ in London.

  • New project news! According to the latest message from Damian’s UK associate Melissa: Damian starts
    filming the David Gordon Green-directed Your Highness in Belfast next week! James Franco and Natalie Portman will star in the comedy film that’s described by IMDb as “a fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father’s kingdom.”

    Click on the following for more on the film: 1 l 2
    l 3

    Click here for the site’s Your Highness project page.


  • Thanks to bluegreensmoke for these scans of Damian and Sarah Shahi from the May 2009 issue of Emmy magazine.

  • Click here at the charmingways lj for a fantastic Damian wallpaper and Life icons from nyaza. You can also download the wallpaper here at our
    wallpaper section in our Gallery.

  • The Australian has a good interview with Escapist star Brian Cox here. The Escapist opens in Australia on July 16.

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Inspired by Music – July 1, 2009

Music Remains a Constant Force of Inspiration in All Our Lives

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 1, 2009

The Prince’s Trust released a book compilation titled, Inspired by Music that includes a personal reflection by Damian Lewis and many other celebrities like Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Benedict Cumberbatch, and more. Each portrait subject is accompanied by lyrics of a song that inspired them. The Foreward was written by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and the Introduction was written by Phil Collins.  All photography is by Cambridge Jones and the book was published in 2009 by Shoehorn Publishing. View images of the book here
By sharing their own thoughts and musical choices, the celebrities and young people featured in this book offer a unique insight into how one piece of music became their inspiration to survive, to excel, to remember or simply to be happy. The aim of The Prince’s Trust has always been to change the lives of young people in the UK whose music might tell a different story. The sale of every copy of this book will provide the vital funding needed to help more young people turn their lives around and realize their own inspiration.
Purchase a copy of the book here or here

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