IMDb > Damian Lewis > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Damian Lewis (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

1-20 of 102 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »


TV Performers of the Week: Mark Rylance and Claire Foy, Wolf Hall

15 May 2015 7:18 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

From top to bottom, the outstanding quality of the PBS-bbc series Wolf Hall cannot be overstated. Peter Straughan's biting, minimalist script from Hilary Mantel's novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies was perfectly accented by Peter Kosminsky's direction, which relied on natural lighting and scenes set up like live paintings. But what really made the series come alive and stay wonderfully engrossing were the performances by Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell, and Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn. Though every cast member brought something special to their roles, Wolf Hall was truly Rylance and Foy's dance. Though Cromwell was loyal to King Henry VIII (Damian Lewis), even serving as the monarch's close friend and confident, the real action (such as it was) revolved around the complicated politics and posturing between Cromwell and Boleyn. [caption id="attachment_435815" align="alignright" width="350"] Image via PBS[/caption] In this week's final episode, "Master of Phantoms," Anne's fortunes are down, »

- Allison Keene

Permalink | Report a problem


BAFTA TV Awards 2015: Who will win? - live blog

10 May 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We may be at home in our loungewear with a tea on standby rather than in a tux and drinking wine, but that doesn't mean the BAFTA TV Awards won't still be a blast.

Join us from 8pm tonight (May 10) for the House of Fraser BAFTA TV Awards 2015 as we follow along with the biggest UK TV awards night of the year, with Graham Norton hosting from the Theatre Royal. The awards may actually have started at 7pm, but we'll be playing along with the BBC One broadcast, so don't worry about spoilers here!

Who will triumph from the likes of Sherlock, EastEnders, Sheridan Smith and Happy Valley? We shall soon find out, so please join us by tweeting @digitalspy and leaving comments below.

22:03What did you make of that then? A few surprises and shocks along the way - were you generally pleased or miffed? Let us know in the comments, »

Permalink | Report a problem


BAFTA TV Awards 2015 as they happened: Live blog

10 May 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We may be at home in our loungewear with a tea on standby rather than in a tux and drinking wine, but that doesn't mean the BAFTA TV Awards won't still be a blast.

Join us from 8pm tonight (May 10) for the House of Fraser BAFTA TV Awards 2015 as we follow along with the biggest UK TV awards night of the year, with Graham Norton hosting from the Theatre Royal. The awards may actually have started at 7pm, but we'll be playing along with the BBC One broadcast, so don't worry about spoilers here!

Who will triumph from the likes of Sherlock, EastEnders, Sheridan Smith and Happy Valley? We shall soon find out, so please join us by tweeting @digitalspy and leaving comments below.

22:03What did you make of that, then? A few surprises and shocks along the way - were you generally pleased or miffed? Let us know in the comments, »

Permalink | Report a problem


17 traumatic TV deaths that we're still in denial about

9 May 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

So, it's now been a couple of weeks since The Incident took place on Grey's Anatomy, and now that the dust has settled we're looking back on the other small-screen deaths that have left us similarly destroyed.

Below, we've listed 17 of the TV demises we're still not over. In no particular order. They all made us sad. We're not crying, it's just raining. On our faces.

Warning: Just in case this doesn't go without saying, spoilers galore lie ahead. Some of these shows are finished, some are still on, but all of the episodes referenced aired in 2014 or earlier.

1. Joyce Summers (Buffy)

Spoiler: Joss Whedon is going to show up a few times on this list. The man has a self-confessed cruel streak when it comes to offing beloved characters, but the death of Buffy Summers' mother is in a different league even by Whedon standards.

Five seasons in, we »

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Wolf Hall’ Premiere Crowd Hits 4.4 Million

30 April 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Wolf Hall’s April 5 premiere averaged 4.4 million viewers in Live + 7, with nearly half its stats accounted for by delayed viewing. The Masterpiece miniseries, an adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels, stars Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis and Claire Foy. "Wolf Hall is yet another high-water mark in Masterpiece history," crowed the franchise’s executive producer, Rebecca Eaton when the ratings were issued. Wolf Hall, which airs on PBS on Sunday nights at… »

Permalink | Report a problem


Matthew Weiner on the Past, Present, and Future of Mad Men’s Characters

30 April 2015 12:30 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner sat down for a Q&A with writer and director Richard Lagravenese at 92Y in New York recently to discuss the end of his series — without revealing any spoilers for the final three episodes, the conversation veered between Trudy Campbell's future as a "dynamite" old lady, why he doesn't care if you don't like Diana, and much more. Here are our five favorite insights:1. AMC wanted a British actor to play Don Draper. AMC was really pushing for Don Draper to be played by a British actor, but Weiner wouldn’t have it. As it turns out, he might even agree with most Vulture readers about which foreign actors have the most convincing American accents. I will never cast a British person to play an American unless they fool me. The only person who’s ever really fooled me ... Damian Lewis is pretty good, and Anthony Lapaglia, »

- Brooke Marine

Permalink | Report a problem


Homeland Season 5 to Be Filmed Entirely in Berlin, Germany

27 April 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Homeland is one of the few shows on current television that consistently earns the word "unpredictable" as its chief descriptor. Following the shaky narrative and wonky, volatile emotions of Season 3, which saw the final exit of Damian Lewis's Nicholas Brody, the show refocused in last year's blistering fourth season, mainly by jettisoning not only Brody but all the bloated drama that surrounded his family. There is something to be said, however, about the way the show's creators and writers stuck it out to give a full, measured picture of what life for the families of violent political radicals is like in the longterm. Still, the fourth season survived by focusing on Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) and her dangerous, mercurial profession in Islamabad and Washington D.C. Season 5 looks to be focusing on a new profession and, as it was announced today, a totally new locale, namely Berlin, Germany, which »

- Chris Cabin

Permalink | Report a problem


Tom Sturridge interview: Best friend of Robert Pattinson on starring in Far from the Madding Crowd and grabbing people's crotches

26 April 2015 4:44 AM, PDT | The Independent | See recent The Independent news »

Tom Sturridge is an actor who’s so far been better known for his relationships with his fiancée, Sienna Miller, and his best friend, Robert Pattinson, than for his own acting CV, but that could all change this week with two high-profile projects. He’s starring in a new film version of Thomas Hardy’s classic, Far from the Madding Crowd, as Sergeant Frank Troy, the love interest of Carey Mulligan’s Bathsheba, and he’s also playing opposite Damian Lewis and John Goodman in the new revival of David Mamet’s play American Buffalo. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis May 22-24 – Great Line-Up of Movie Guests

19 April 2015 7:44 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Pop culture comes to life in St. Louis next month! It’s the Wizard World Comic Con May 22nd through the 24th at America’s Center downtown (701 Convention Plaza – St. Louis, Mo 63101), and boy oh boy, do they have an amazing line-up of guests!

Sure, you got the comic artists and cosplayers, wrestlers, a St. Louis Ram, a Power Ranger,  and of course the ubiquitous Walking Dead stars, but what We Are Movie Geeks is most excited about are the celebrities from movies that will be on hand: Horror legend George Romero, Sharknado legend Tara Reid, horror hostess with the mostest (if you know what I mean) Elvira, Guardians Of The Galaxy tough guy Dave Bautista, Henry the serial killer himself Michael Rooker, Do The Right Thing’s ‘Buggin Out’ Giancarlo Esposito. Lord of the Rings Trilogy’s Pippin Billy Boyd, Captain America squeeze Hayley Atwell, and Silent Bob’s buddy Jay aka Jason Mewes. »

- Tom Stockman

Permalink | Report a problem


What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: April 6 - April 12

6 April 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"A Most Violent Year"

The DVD and Blu-ray package for this Oscar Isaac/Jessica Chastain crime drama includes some cool features, including commentary from writer/director J.C. Chandor; a featurette going "Behind the Violence"; "A Conversation with Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac"; "The Contagious Nature of Violence: The Origins of A Most Violent Year"; and the intriguingly titled, "We Can Cure Violence Public Service Announcement."

"Inside Amy Schumer"

You can get the first two seasons -- 20 episodes -- of Amy Schumer's Comedy Central show on April 7, which gives you just enough time to prepare for the April 21 premiere of Season 3. The Seasons 1 and 2 package includes outtakes and deleted scenes, commentary on select episodes and a photo gallery.

"The Immigrant"

Marion Cotillard »

- Gina Carbone

Permalink | Report a problem


Shameless Finale Recap: Love Hurts

5 April 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

All of Fiona’s time away from home this season on Shameless comes back to bite her in the backside on Sunday night’s finale.

With Carl in juvie, Ian on the lam with Monica, and Debbie having sex under her own roof, Fiona wonders if she could be failing any more at raising these kids. Yes, things are looking pretty dire for the Gallaghers, and we haven’t even gotten to Fi’s own messy love life yet.

RelatedEmmys Un-Twist: Jane the Virgin, Glee and Shameless Let Into Comedy Races

Let’s break down which couples reunited, which broke »

Permalink | Report a problem


Wolf Hall Review: A Masterful Series Full of Wit and Intrigue

4 April 2015 8:37 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Wolf Hall, the latest BBC Two and Masterpiece co-production, is a six-episode adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Tudor-set novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. The Tudor court of England's Henry VIII (played by Damian Lewis) has certainly been explored through fiction in many forms, but the real takeaway from Wolf Hall is not in regards to its portrayal of Henry or the machinations of Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy), but in the fact that Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance) was a totally badass. At least, as Mantel tells it. Wolf Hall is Rylance's showcase, as he exudes a quiet power and certainty when it comes to his wit, his talents, and his loyalty. Everything about Wolf Hall thrives on understatement, not only from its actors, but in its very filmmaking. Director Peter Kosminsky (who directed all six parts) allows settings to be illuminated by natural light, which often means actors »

- Allison Keene

Permalink | Report a problem


Wolf Hall on PBS: America, you need to see this brilliantly crafted drama

3 April 2015 7:59 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Forget Downton Abbey. The adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Tudor novels, broadcast in the Us starting Sunday, is among the best British TV shows in years

If you plan to watch the first episode of Wolf Hall on Masterpiece on Sunday, you are about to witness one of the best dramas to come out of the UK for over a decade. Put Downton Abbey to one side, because this writing, acting and direction might as well come from an entirely different island. It is so much better.

And yes, it does feature Damian Lewis from Homeland as the spoiled, capricious king of England, but you will barely notice him once Mark Rylance arrives on screen. More of him in a minute. Actually, that’s unfair, as Lewis does a splendid job portraying a difficult role – but it’s clear he raises his game and drills down a bit deeper into »

- Julia Raeside

Permalink | Report a problem


Wolf Hall: Damian Lewis gives Henry VIII a rebranding

1 April 2015 8:22 AM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

It may not be as steamy as The Tudors, but heads will still roll. In the PBS Masterpiece six-hour miniseries Wolf Hall, Damian Lewis (Homeland) assumes the royal garb of infamous 16th-century English monarch Henry VIII for the television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s acclaimed historical novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. Set during Henry’s reign in the years from 1529-35, the story is told from the perspective of his chief adviser, Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance), who finds a political adversary in eventual queen Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy). “Henry really bestrides it as a presence,” Lewis says of Wolf … Continue reading →

The post Wolf Hall: Damian Lewis gives Henry VIII a rebranding appeared first on Channel Guide Magazine. »

- Ryan Berenz

Permalink | Report a problem


Masters of Sex, Ray Donovan Get Season 3 Premiere Dates

25 March 2015 10:03 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Showtime has set a Sunday, July 12 premiere date for the third seasons of both Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan.

Ray will open the night at 9/8c, followed by Sex. Each season will run 12 episodes.

RelatedDamian Lewis-Paul Giamatti Drama Billions Gets Series Order at Showtime

Season 3 of Ray Donovan finds the titular fixer adrift from his family and those closest to him, while he focuses on his business and desires to be his own boss. Meanwhile, his father Mickey finds himself charting a similar course to build his own empire.

Joining the show this season are guest stars Ian McShane, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Showtime Picks Up “Billions” to Series

24 March 2015 1:11 PM, PDT | IMDb Television Blog | See recent IMDb Television Blog news »

Damian Lewis is returning to Showtime for “Billions,” a one-hour drama which also stars Paul Giamatti.  On Tuesday, the premium cable channel announced it has picked up 12 episodes of the series, currently slated for a 2016 premiere. Described as “a complex and contemporary drama about power politics in the New York world of high …

Read more → »

- Melanie McFarland

Permalink | Report a problem


Vivica A. Fox Has Joined Independence Day 2

24 March 2015 11:50 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Vivica A. Fox will play her original character in the sequel - Vulture Stories you never knew about The Wire - HuffPost Entertainment Showtime picks up Damian Lewis's new drama series - Hitfix Liam Neeson's latest flick didn't do so well - Moviefone 4 movie heroes who could be viewed as psychopaths - Cracked The saddest moments from ABC Family's The Fosters this season - BuddyTV 17 times Tyler Blackburn made you swoon - Pretty Little Liars Watch Patti Labelle dance to 50 Cent on DWTS - Buzzfeed Jurassic Park with Legos is the best - Popsugar Tech »

- Marina-Liao

Permalink | Report a problem


Showtime Orders Full Season of Billions, Starring Damian Lewis

24 March 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Showtime is getting into the business…business. The premium cable network just ordered a full season of Billions, a new drama set in the modern-day world of Manhattan finance. The show stars Paul Giamatti as Chuck Rhoades, a formidable, insightful U.S. attorney who goes up against Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis), a risky, adept, and highly intelligent hedge fund manager. The series is currently slated to start production later this year, under writers and executive producers David Levien, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Brian Koppelman, with a planned 2016 release for the series. President of Showtime David Nevins announced the pick-up, saying, “With this caliber of writing and acting, I think the show’s authenticity and insider look will have great appeal to a discerning audience.” [caption id="attachment_430917" align="alignright" width="351"] Image via Showtime[/caption] Lewis, of course, has a long history with Showtime, headlining the first three seasons of Homeland alongside Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin. »

- Chris Cabin

Permalink | Report a problem


Showtime Orders 'Billions' to Series with Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis

24 March 2015 10:35 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Read More: 2015 Emmy Predictions: Best Drama Series Even with two award-winning dramas still in their prime, Showtime isn't done bolstering its originals lineup. Today, President David Nevins announced the 12-episode order of "Billions," a new drama starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis set in New York's financial world. The hour-long series will join "The Affair" and "Homeland" on the premium cable network, making for a formidable — and awards-friendly — lineup come 2016. "The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis is matched by an equally exciting team in the writing of this show," Nevins said in a statement. "Andrew Ross Sorkin, one of the preeminent financial journalists of our time, has joined forces with Brian Koppelman and David Levien, two of Hollywood’s most accomplished screenwriters, to tackle an incredibly timely and buzzy subject. With this caliber of writing and acting, I think the show’s authenticity...

»

- Ben Travers

Permalink | Report a problem


Showtime Orders 'Billions' to Series with Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis

24 March 2015 10:35 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 2015 Emmy Predictions: Best Drama Series Even with two award-winning dramas still in their prime, Showtime isn't done bolstering its originals lineup. Today, President David Nevins announced the 12-episode order of "Billions," a new drama starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis set in New York's financial world. The hour-long series will join "The Affair" and "Homeland" on the premium cable network, making for a formidable — and awards-friendly — lineup come 2016. "The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis is matched by an equally exciting team in the writing of this show," Nevins said in a statement. "Andrew Ross Sorkin, one of the preeminent financial journalists of our time, has joined forces with Brian Koppelman and David Levien, two of Hollywood’s most accomplished screenwriters, to tackle an incredibly timely and buzzy subject. With this caliber of writing and acting, I think the show’s authenticity »

- Ben Travers

Permalink | Report a problem


2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

1-20 of 102 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners