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Are You Excited to See a Different Side of Damian Lewis? – Feb 28, 2019

Damian Lewis is Hosting a New Factual Spy Series

by Nick Levine | BBC America: Anglophenia | February 28, 2019

Calling all Damian Lewis fans: the Homeland and Billions actor is to make his debut as a documentary host.

Lewis will show off his factual chops as the presenter of a new eight-part docu-drama series about some of the most important international spy missions of the last four decades.

The series, which is being made jointly by A&E’s U.K. and U.S. divisions, has the working title Damian Lewis: Spy Wars, Deadline reports.

Each episode will tell a different real-life spy story with Lewis introducing reconstructions of key events from the mission, as well as interviews with experts and former spies from the CIA, KGB, and MI6.

Lewis will definitely need his passport for the job, as it’s being shot in London, Moscow, and Israel.

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A&E Set for Damian Lewis-Fronted Docu-Series – Feb 28, 2019

Damian Lewis: Spy Wars

by Kaltrina Bylykbashi | TBI Vision | February 28, 2019

A&E Networks and A&E Networks U.K. have partnered on factual co-produced Damian Lewis: Spy Wars.

Featuring Lewis in his first docu-drama role, this 8 x 60-minute factual series will reveal the remarkable true stories behind some of the most gripping and important international spy operations of the last forty years.

Using reconstructions, the show will see Lewis act as the guide with each episode telling a different spy story from the Cold War through to the ‘war on terror’ and the renewed espionage hostilities of present day. It is shot on location in Moscow, Israel and London. It will feature experts and former spies including ex-Mossad, ex-CIA, ex-KGB and ex-MI6.

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