TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Hand in Hand

It is no secret we adore these love birds and we are extremely pleased to end the year, exactly like we did in 20152016, and 2017 with our favorite Damian & Helen moments of 2018!

Well, it is obviously not easy to be two ridiculously talented and busy actors living together and raising a family. I remember Damian telling us at Cheltenham Literature Festival that the problem never goes away:

“When you’re two actors living together, you’re always asked to do work away from your home, so you just have to decide which ones are important enough to go and do away from home and try to spend the rest of the time together.”

And that is exactly what Damian and Helen have done in 2018.  Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Hand in Hand”

TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Run This Town

Rob Ford was no ordinary mayor. He was regularly involved in controversy from 2010 to 2014 as he ran the city of Toronto. Ford was, in particular, repeatedly videotaped and photographed while intoxicated in public, culminating in his being recorded smoking crack cocaine as reported by the Kevin Donovan and Robyn Doolittle of the Toronto Star. The Star won the Michener Award, one of the highest distinctions in Canadian journalism, for investigative journalism.

“The Toronto Star exposed Ford’s public drunkenness, boorish behavior, abuses of his office, and existence of a video of him smoking crack cocaine accompanied by members of drug gang. The Star did not waver as the mayor countered every story with vehement denials and attacks.”

And the police investigation the scandal triggered resulted in Ford losing most of his mayoral powers in a quite undignified way. Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Run This Town”

TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: From The UEFA Champions League to The World Cup

When asked about what he is watching on TV at Times Talks London back in 2014, Damian first talks about the usual suspects including Breaking BadMad Men and Game of Thrones and then adds that on top of his recording list is ALWAYS Match of the Day. And many thanks go to Bookworm for reminding me of a Homeland Fun Fact about Match of the Day! Remember the scene in Homeland Pilot where Carrie notices Brody’s almost jazz-like finger tapping…

source: Showtimesource: Showtime

…it turns out Damian is finger tapping to Match of the Day tune there. You can hear the story from the man himself on the Commentary for the Pilot on Homeland Season 1 DVD and even hear Damian humming the tune for Claire

So, yes, Damian Lewis LOVES his footie! Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: From The UEFA Champions League to The World Cup”

TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Cure EB

Damian Lewis answers the Vanity Fair Proust Questionnaire.

Vanity Fair: “Which living person do you most admire?”

Damian Lewis: “Sohana Collins. A little girl I know who’s extremely brave.

Have you met Sohana yet? Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Cure EB”

TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

“Quentin’s film is going to blow people away.” – Damian Lewis on Britannia Awards Red Carpet

Well, some dreams come true and we have been living the dream since we got word late April that Damian Lewis would play the iconic Hollywood actor Steve McQueen in Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood!

As our long-time readers know, we have been rooting for Damian to play Steve McQueen for more than three years now. JaniaJania wrote this article about why Damian Lewis should play Steve McQueen when we found out back in 2015 that a Steve McQueen biopic was in works. And I vividly remember giving a hard copy of that article to Damian at American Buffalo Stage Door in May 2015 and telling him that we believe he should play Steve McQueen! Thus, we declare this particular moment not only a top Damian Lewis moment but also a top Fan Fun moment. Am I right or am I right? 🙂 Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”