The New Zealand channel TV3 is now broacasting Season 2 of Life Tuesday evenings at 11:25 pm. Thanks to Ann for this info!
Got some time on your hands? Go vote for Damian Lewis as Your Favorite British Gent at the latest Hollywood Spy Blog poll! 😀
The Misanthrope ends its run on March 13th. Go see it while you still have the chance! Who knows Damian Lewis might go another 4 years before he does another play! :O
BBC Radio 7 is currently rebroadcasting the radio adaptation of Ben MacIntyre’s Agent Zigzag, read by Damian. Click on the Agent ZigZag project page for more info on the program. To listen to the show online click here. To download all 5 15-minute episodes, click here on our Audio page.
Vote for Damian as Sexiest Actor of the Year here at this french tv site. ➡ (Thanks to karima for the headsup!)
- New “Tubey Award” polls are up at the Television Without Pity site with lots of chances to vote for Damian Lewis and Life! The relevant polls are:
Group 1-4 group:
» Best Drama: Life
» Best Single Episode – Drama: “Not for Nothing” (Life) or “One” (Life)
» Favorite Character: Charlie Crews (Life)
» Best “Hell Yeah!” Moment: Charlie Crews kills Roman with one punch to the throat
» Neverending Subplot That Most Needs to Be Resolved: The conspiracy against
Charlie Crews (Life)
» Best Line of Dialogue: “I need a bigger gun.” – Charlie Crews (Life)
- Thanks to Sandra and Ann for the link to vote for Damian Lewis and Life in Television Without Pity’s “Tubey Awards”. The relevant polls include:
» Best Sidekick: Ted Earley (Life) or Bobby Stark (Life)
» Best Villain: Roman (Life)
» Best Badass: Charlie Crews (Life)
» Best American Accent by a Non-American Actor: Damien Lewis (Life) (misspelled!)
» Best On-Screen Death Scene: Roman (Life)
» Best Season Finale: Life
» Most Painful Series Cancellation: Life
» Broadcast Network Show Most In Need of a Move to a Cable Network: Life
» Best Dream / Hallucination / Vision Sequence: Charlie is hallucinating that he’s back in the prison (Life)
» Most Welcome New Character: Jane Seever (Life)
» Best Smackdown (Non-reality Show): Charlie Crews vs. Roman (Life)
- British actor James Purefoy, the star of NBC’s new series The Philantrhopist, told the New York Daily News about the advice he received from colleagues Damian Lewis and Kevin McKidd about working in Hollywood on a network television series:
I spoke to Damian and Kevin because they both worked with NBC. I said, “Tell me the truth, how do they treat you.” They told me it’s tough, the scheduling is punishing. You have to really fight for creativity because you’re actually spending most of your life learning lines…”
- In the US June 30th is the last day to view The Escapist with Damian Lewis as a satellite/cable “Video On Demand” pay-per-view feature under “IFC In Theaters”.
- The Escapist will screen in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 11th for the “Charlotte Film Society’s Saturday Night Cine Club”.
- Inspired By Music, the new book of celebrity photographs (including Damian Lewis) by Cambridge Jones, will be released on July 1, 2009 and Tower Books is offering the volume at the discounted price of $24.99 (US). Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit
The Prince’s Trust charity. Thanks again to Ann for the link!
- Helen McCrory’s new film The Special Relationship will start filming in London on July 20th under the direction of Richard Loncraine; click here for more information.
- Alan Sepinwall of the New Jersey Star Ledger has published two more articles in his series on “revisiting Band of Brothers; click on the links below for “The Last Patrol” and “Why We Fight”. Thanks to Leah for the links.