- Vote! Vote! Vote! Damian Lewis has fallen to second place in the
Hello! Most Attractive Man contest! 😥 You can vote every 15 minutes and the contest ends on December 12th – please keep clicking!
- Keep Voting! Damian Lewis has been in the lead all day (but often only by a very narrow margin); click here to vote for Damian in Hello! Magazine’s Most Attractive Man Contest.
- The Chromophobia DVD (Region 2 – UK, EU, MidEast, Egypt, SoAfrica, and Japan) is now available for pre-order from Alapage.com and will be released on January 4th.
- Producer/Director Steven Spielberg shared his views about responsible television in this interview and said that working on mini-series is “the most fun I have … He pointed to HBO’s Band of Brothers, which developed characters over hours rather than the eight to 10 minutes available in a two-hour feature film.”
- Vote for Damian Lewis in Hello! magazine’s Most Attractive Man of the Week contest! You can vote every 15 minutes – the contest ends next Tuesday. Click here for information about making sure that your votes are counted.
- Ian Hislop is a political commentator and a regular panelist on Have I Got News For You!” the BBC’s popular, current events quiz show which was recently hosted by Damian Lewis. In this interview he talks about his favorite guest presenters and says “Damian Lewis is meant to be an actor but he was very funny, as good as anyone we’ve had.” (Damian really was hilarious on the program which can be downloaded and viewed from the Multimedia page.)
- Contact Mia if you are interested in obtaining a region 1 (US/Canada) DVD of Damian Lewis’s taking part in the Northern Rock All-Star Celebrity Golf Cup at the Celtic Manor in Wales in August. Click here for more information about the DVD.
- Attention all UK members! Click here to enter an ITV contest to win boxed sets of The Forsyte Saga Series I and II DVDs starring Damian Lewis.
- Jen shared the text
of Broadcast magazine’s recent article about Damian Lewis (written in conjunction with his Number 6 ranking on their list of Top Ten Talents in TV/Radio) and stating that Damian “has continued to defy society’s ‘institutionalised gingerism’ with big parts in the likes of ITV’s remake of The Forsyte Saga, and the BBC’s Much Ado About Nothing.”
- Ann discovered that the Tribute To Look Back In Anger event for the Royal Court Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebration featuring Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory has been nominated for a What’s Onstage Theatregoer’s Choice Award in the category of Now Theatre Event Of The Year; theatregoer’s are invited to cast their votes online.
- Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Linda from Michigan! Linda is a charter member of the Damian Lewis Yahoo! Group Click here to see a photo of Linda with some tall, red-headed guy. (Cute boyfriend Linda, what’s he do for a living? He looks like he might be a Hit Man turned Baker, or a TV News Anchorman, or maybe a Russian Assassin, or perhaps he’s a Major in the US Army?! Anyway, hope you have a great day!)
- Debbie reported that the current episode of Paparazzi on BBC America features photos of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory supporting their friends Jude Law and Sienna Miller during the awful media frenzy that accompanied their breakup.
- Click here to view the updated calendar of Damian Lewis-related screenings, broadcasts, releases, and other events. Contact Selene with any additions or changes.
- This IC Wales article talks about Helen McCrory’s and Damian Lewis’s new home and life as parents upon the recent birth of their daughter Manon.
- This Observer article about the British Independent Film Awards says “…Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory, looking magnificent (both of them) despite only giving birth to their daughter Manon less than three months ago.”
- This DVD Times review of Keane says:
“…Damian Lewis gives a phenomenal performance that should have gained him an Oscar nomination had this film been more widely shown. Given that he’s onscreen almost throughout, it’s a demanding role, but he carries it off superbly…
You have to be grateful that there are filmmakers like Lodge Kerrigan about, even if they have to work on tiny budgets and have difficulties financing their work. Kerrigan’s films take you places that are out of your normal comfort zone, but they reward the searching out. Keane is just such a film, which showcases a commanding performance from Damian Lewis…”