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25 Wonderful Performances In Notoriously Bad Movies

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by Ken W. Hanley | BuzzFeed | February 6, 2022

Bad script? Over-the-top characters? No problem. For the amount of talent in Hollywood, there’s always going to be stellar actors who find themselves in the middle of a cinematic stinker. Luckily, these gifted performers went above and beyond to shine in their otherwise unremarkable projects.

2. Damian Lewis in Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher is often considered to be one of the worst Stephen King adaptations that is bolstered by its great cast, the standout of which is Damian Lewis in a haywire, multifaceted performance well-suited for the material.

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PBS Masterpiece Interview with Damian Lewis, May 2003

From a Repressed Tortured Soul to a Possessed College Professor

by Staff | PBS Masterpiece | May, 2003

Whether they realized it or not, viewers of the popular Steven Spielberg/Tom Hanks miniseries Band of Brothers were watching an English actor in the starring role of Major Richard Winters, the taciturn American hero of an airborne unit during World War II. The real Major Winters is salt of the earth from Pennsylvania. The actor Damian Lewis is from London’s Abbey Road and attended Eton. Otherwise, you’d never know the difference.

While on hiatus between the production of series one and two of The Forsyte Saga, Lewis played Jonesy, a possessed college professor in the forthcoming film of Stephen King’s Dreamcatcher.

Lewis recently talked by phone from London about the Forsyte remake, Soames’s inner life, and what it’s like to play an alien.

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