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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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by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 21, 2019
Our Throwback Thursday this week is from 16 years ago! The film Dreamcatcher was released on March 21, 2003. Timothy Olyphant co-starred with Damian in this movie and they meet up again in 2019’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Visit our gallery here and here for a trip down memory lane.
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Halloween Horror Films: Thrills and Chills
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | October 25, 2018
How would you like to spend Fright Night with Damian? If you subscribe to Netflix, then we have the answer and the link to get you there. Dreamcatcher is the 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. Four young friends who perform a heroic act are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return-a telepathic gift. Years later the friends, now men, are on their annual hunting trip in the Maine woods when they are overtaken by a blizzard in which something much more ominous moves, and they must confront an unparalleled horror together. Damian, who plays history professor Gary “Jonesy” Jones in the film, talks about the plot (and his American accent) in this red carpet interview:
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An Unfinished Life and Dreamcatcher
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 31, 2018
Trying to get through Damian’s IMDB and can’t find what you’re looking for? For those of you who are Netflix subscribers, you can stream the movie An Unfinished Life now and according to the Huffington Post, beginning August 1, 2018, you’ll be able to stream Dreamcatcher.
An Unfinished Life – Einar (Robert Redford), a recovering alcoholic rancher who lives with his loyal pal Mitch (Morgan Freeman), gets an unexpected visit from his daughter-in-law, Jean (Jennifer Lopez), and granddaughter, Griff (Becca Gardner). Einar holds a grudge against Jean because he feels she’s responsible for his son’s accidental death, but he reluctantly lets her stay at the farm when he learns that she’s trapped in a violent relationship with Gary (Damian Lewis). Over time, they grow closer and try to heal their emotional wounds. To learn more about Damian’s role in the film, please visit here.
Dreamcatcher– Four young friends perform a heroic act and are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return. Years later the friends, now men, are on a hunting trip in the Maine woods when they are overtaken by a blizzard in which something much more ominous moves. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante, then overcome a threat to the bond between them.
TRIVIA – Damian starred with Morgan Freeman in both movies, An Unfinished Life and Dreamcatcher. Damian and his Dreamcatcher co-star Timothy Olyphant have both been cast in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, due out July of 2019. Damian’s Dreamcatcher co-star Donnie Wahlberg also starred with him in Band of Brothers.
Written By GingersnapComments Off on Tight Writing, Intriguing Payoffs as Billions Begins New Season on Showtime – March 25, 2018
“Irresistible Characters, Addictive Story Lines and Great Writing”
by Stephen Spignesi | New Haven Register | March 25, 2018
SPOILERS – READ AT YOUR OWN RISK
Major changes are afoot when Showtime’s financial intrigue series “Billions” returns for its third season March 25 at 10 p.m. with the episode “The Tie Goes to the Runner.”
At the end of Season 2, hedge-fund billionaire Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis) was seen Ubering his way home after posting bail following his arrest on a slew of charges by his nemesis U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades Jr. (New Haven’s own Paul Giamatti). Axe had deliberately sabotaged the Ice Juice company’s signature juice product and made people sick so Ice Juice’s initial public offering would tank and Rhoades would lose a fortune, which he did.