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2007/05/19

  • Life updates:

    » Life is scheduled to premiere in the US on September 26th at 10 PM ET on the NBC network opposite Dirty Sexy Money (ABC) and CSI New York (CBS). Episodes will be repeated on the USA Channel after the original broadcast.

    » According to the Sacramento Bee, at the recent NBC Upfront event entertainment president Kevin Reilly described Damian Lewis as “charming” and “funny” and compared him to Hugh Laurie (House) as the “kind of guy who can just bring it all together.”

    » Gallery update: Click here for more pictures of Damian at the NBC Upfront event. Many thanks to Dryope of Matthew Fox Online!

    » Click here for an article about Damian’s Life co-star Sarah Shahi and here for information about executive producer Far Shariat.

    » Due to the possibility of a writer’s strike in Hollywood some television programs are beginning production early; no word yet if this includes Life but the show’s producers ordered two additional scripts after filming was completed for the pilot, so that production could begin quickly if the program was picked up.

    » Polls: comment about the series and rate the show’s video clips at the NBC Life page and vote for the program as a highly anticipated new production at the TV Guide site.

  • According to Variety the US-based Echo Bridge company has acquired worldwide distribution rights for Love and Virtue, the new medieval epic that will star Damian Lewis as the romantic hero Orlando.
  • This Screen Daily article indicates that representatives of Goalpost Films are currently marketing Rupert Wyatt’s new film The Escapist (featuring Damian Lewis) at the Cannes International Film Festival.
  • The Situation starring Damian Lewis is currently screening in Frederick, MD and in Little Rock, AR; click here to listen to an interview with director Philip Haas.
  • Chromophobia, the Martha Fiennes film starring Damian Lewis, was recently released in Spain and this Variety article indicates that the film is expected to do well there because of the popularity of co-star Penelope Cruz.
  • Digital Spy reports that Helen McCrory is currently filming an updated version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein for ITV, playing Dr. Victoria Frankenstein, a 21st century biologist responsible for creating a monster; James Purefoy will co-star.
    Variety states that Helen has also been cast alongside Daniel Craig in a new film titled Flashbacks of a Fool that will soon begin production in South Africa and London.
  • Keep voting for Damian Lewis as Hello! Magazine’s Most Attractive Man of the Week!
  • Many clips from the BAFTA-winning BBC mini-series Warriors starring Damian Lewis can now be downloaded at YouTube;
    click here for information about purchasing copies of the rare Warriors DVD (region 2 only).

  • Downloads for parts 1 and 2 of My Cousin Rachel are
    now available in Real and MP3 format here in the Multimedia section. Thanks to Kaz!

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2007/05/16

  • Gallery update: Click here for screencaps from the “Man’s best friend” video clip found on the Life official page at NBC.com.
  • Click here to vote for Damian in Hello’s weekly “Most Attractive Man” poll!
  • Yay, DLYG has cracked 4,200 members – and it only took us 6 1/2 years to get there! ➡
  • Gareth Lewis’s page at the Rod Hall Agency site offers a great picture and bio and states that he is currently writing a new feature film that he plans to direct! Gareth is Damian Lewis’s brother and Picture Farm business partner and the writer/director for The Baker, a new feature film starring and produced by Damian Lewis that will screen in Cannes on May 18th.
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2007/05/15

  • More on Life:
    » Gallery updates: Click here for more pictures of Damian at NBC’s Upfront on Monday, click here to view more stills from Life, and click here for screencaps of Life‘s trailer video clip. Thanks to Dryope of Matthew Fox Online for the stills!
    » Other notes: Vote for Life in this TVGuide.com poll! Click here for a Hollywood Reporter article discussing the use of UK actors in several tv series this Fall.
  • Click here for still images from Damian’s Christian Aid trip to Bolivia last year. Again, thanks to Dryope!
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2007/05/14


  • Update on Life Damian Lewis’s new NBC serial TV drama:

    » On Saturday May 12th Damian’s associate Melissa sent this message:

    “Just in case you haven’t heard yet…’Life’ has been picked up by
    NBC!!!! All very exciting. I saw Damian last night to celebrate and
    he is thrilled…”

    » Damian Lewis was in New York City today for the NBC Upfront announcement of their fall schedule. Life will air on Wednesday nights at 10 PM (Eastern Time). According to Variety the Wednesday night line-up will be NBC’s biggest challenge against the competition. Click here for photos of Damian and co-stars Adam Arkin and Sarah Shahi at the NBC Upfront. (Thanks to Dryope of Matthew Fox Online!) Click here to read a report of the event.

    » The NBC.com site now offers the trailer for Life, several clips from the show, interviews with co-stars Damian Lewis and Sarah Shahi, and still photos of the cast!

    » According to the NBC announcement episodes of Life will air on the USA Channel shortly after they are televised on NBC.

    » Damian Lewis fans are strongly encouraged to post comments about the trailer for Life on NBC.com. Also, fans located outside of the US are asked to write letters to their television networks to request the show because representatives of the international TV networks will be in Los Angeles next week for special screenings of the new programs.

  • Gareth and Damian Lewis’s film The Baker will screen at the Cannes International Film Festival on May 18th; click here for more information.
  • Part 2 of the BBC Radio 4 drama My Cousin Rachel featuring Damian Lewis is now available for online listening. We’ll try and post downloads of part 2 later on this week!
  • Director Rupert Wyatt plans to take his new film The Escapist starring Damian Lewis to Hollywood in September (let’s hope that the movie finds a good US distributor!)

  • Damian Lewis did not make a guest appearance on the BBC Radio Start the Week show as previously advertised – possibly because he had to travel to New York for today’s NBC Upfront fall schedule premiere.
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2007/05/12

  • Click here and here to view pages for The Situation and The Baker at the Bankside Films website. They include a few new stills; click here, here, and here to view the stills at the gallery.
  • Keane opened in Spain on Friday! Click here for the official (Spanish) website from Avalon productions. Of course, Chromophobia will also open in Spain on May 18th! Click here for that page from Eurocine Films.
  • As part of Christian Aid Week, the UK station Community Channel will be reairing Bolivia for Sale various times next week. Click here on the Schedule for times.