The Social Stable
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 19, 2020
Damian joined Oli Bell to talk about his upcoming movie Dream Horse based on the remarkable story of Janet Vokes and Dream Alliance. Originally to be released in April but delayed due to CoVid-19, Dream Horse will now be in theaters September 4, 2020.
Accidental TV Actor
by Chris Heath | GQ | May 2020 Issue
No actor has conjured the id of the modern American male quite like this highbrow brit who had expected to spend his life in the theater. Instead, Damian Lewis has become a stalwart of premium television, blurring the line between protagonist and antagonist – and emerging as one of the most thrilling actors of his generation.
Damian Lewis sits in the winter sun at a cafe near his North London home, trying to shut out the incessant blare of a nearby car alarm – “It’s annoying, isn’t it?” he exclaims, as though the pent-up politeness of denying this has finally become too much – while he considers how to answer questions about how he came to be the kind of person who has to answer questions like these.
By some combination of happenstance and aptitude, Damian Lewis has become best known for playing memorably imposing American characters on premium-cable TV shows. Most recently he has been the toxic financier Bobby Axelrod on the hedge-fund drama Billions (at press time, still lated to return in May despite the upheaval caused by the coronavirus); nearly a decade ago he was Nicholas Brody, the Marine returning from eight years as an al-Qaida prisoner, on Homeland; a decade before that he portrayed Major Richard Winters, the central character on Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s celebrated World War II drama Band of Brothers.
Continue reading The Double Life of Damian Lewis – April 29, 2020
Film Festival in Florida
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 9, 2020
The Sarasota Film Festival will kick off this year with opening night film Dream Horse. The 22nd annual festival runs from March 27 through April 5 in Sarasota, Florida. The 2020 film schedule is coming soon and tickets go on sale for the general public on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 12:00 noon.
For more information or ticket sales, please visit Sarasota Film Festival here
And We’re Off to the Races!
by Isabel Shaw | Radio Times | March 9, 2020
Radio Times is giving away 5,000 tickets to see Dream Horse! Click here and enter code BDQ245 to download and print your free ticket(s) for the preview screening of the film on Monday, March 23, 2020. Doors open at 6:00 pm and movie begins at 6:30 pm. Tickets are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so book now to avoid missing out!
Here is the list of participating Cineworld theatres below:
Ashton Under Lyne
Glasgow Renfrew Street
To gain admittance, tickets should be presented to the box office along with a copy of this page of Radio Times. ID’s may be requested.
For more information, visit Radio Times
Dream Horse Screening at UNCSA
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 29, 2020
This year’s RiverRun International Film Festival will close with comedy-drama Dream Horse starring Damian Lewis and Toni Collette.
The RiverRun International Film Festival is a regional event based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is one of the premiere film festivals in the southeastern United States. The 22nd annual RiverRun will be held March 26 – April 5, 2020.
The closing night film Dream Horse will be screened at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts on Sunday, April 5, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
RiverRun’s 11-day Festival programming regularly includes a selection of family-friendly, independent, international and celebrity driven films, attracting diverse audiences – which include local film aficionados, young families, niche audiences and cultural tourists.
In all, audiences will be able to choose among 77 feature films and 96 shorts from 42 countries, Most movies in the festival will be screened in Winston-Salem, including some screenings at a new location for the festival, Marketplace Cinema. Some movies will also be shown at RED Cinemas in Greensboro.
Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. March 4, 2020 at the Stevens Center box office. All regular screenings for the festival are $12 for adults and $10 for students, with $6 matinees Monday through Friday before 5 p.m. Ticket packages are also available.
For more information on films and tickets, go to riverrunfilm.com/ or call 336-721-1945.