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‘Homeland’ Star Damian Lewis Joins Nicole Kidman in ‘Queen of the Desert’

‘Homeland’ Star Damian Lewis Joins Nicole Kidman in ‘Queen of the Desert’

Homeland star Damian Lewis has signed on to star in Queen of the Desert for writer-director Werner Herzog.

Nicole Kidman is attached to star as writer, explorer and archaeologist Gertrude Bell, who is credited with the formation of the Middle East in the early 20th Century. Damian Lewis is playing Lt. Colonel Charles Doughty-Wylie, an unhappily married British war hero who strikes up a torrid affair with Bell between 1913 and 1915, before he was killed in active duty at Gallipoli. Robert Pattinson and Jude Law were previously attached to star, although it isn't known if they are still involved.

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‘The Sweeney’ Trailer with Ray Winstone and Hayley Atwell

‘The Sweeney’ Trailer with Ray Winstone and Hayley Atwell

The Sweeney Flying Squad are an old school crime fighting team sent to enforce the law throughout London. The Sweeney, a new film from co-writer and director Nick Love, follows this elite team in a stylish, exhilarating action thriller starring a powerhouse performance from Ray Winstone, alongside Ben Drew, Damian Lewis, and the always spicy Hayley Atwell. The first U.S. trailer has arrived for this international hit, which debuts on our shores this March. Watch as the action heats up on the streets of jolly ol' London this spring, with the year's most unique and excited cop drama.

The Sweeney was released March 1st, 2013.

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Damian Lewis to Star in Jaguar's ‘Desire’

Damian Lewis to Star in Jaguar's ‘Desire’

Jaguar has announced that award-winning British Actor Damian Lewis will play the lead in a short feature film called Desire for the luxury car brand. Actors Jordi Mollà and Shannyn Sossamon have also been cast in lead roles in the film. Inspired by the Jaguar F-TYPE, the casting announcement was made at an exclusive pre LA Auto Show event hosted by Jaguar Land Rover at Paramount Studios, LA.

Jaguar revealed the F-TYPE sports car to 350 VIPs ahead of its US Auto Show debut. The car made its dynamic entrance at Paramount Pictures Studios on a road built over the famous studio's sunken water tank.

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Watch Showtime's ‘Homeland’ Series Premiere!

Showtime is set to debut it's latest original series Homeland on October 2nd, but you can get an early look at the new show right here. The Homeland - Series Premiere stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis. To get an advanced look at this thrilling new series, click below.

Maverick CIA agent Carrie Mathison doesn't like playing by the rules. Haunted by her failure to anticipate the 9/11 attacks, she is determined to ward off further terrorism against U.S. targets, almost at any cost. She is already skating on thin ice within the CIA after a disastrous attempt to get information from a condemned Iraqi source sparks a diplomatic crisis. But Carrie was able to get a small piece of unsettling secret intelligence from her source before he died, and she is convinced it has alarming significance to the return of MIA Sgt. Nicholas Brody. The crucial question is, is Carrie's conviction based on fact or is it the product of a delusional obsession?

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Showtime Announces Comic-Con 2011 Schedule

Come party with the cast and creative team behind the critically-acclaimed new hit Showtime original series Shameless. If you thought your family was dysfunctional, wait until you meet the Gallaghers. Get the inside scoop on what's in store for the new season as Mike Schneider (TV Guide Los Angeles Bureau Chief) leads an interview and Q&A with series stars William H. Macy (Frank) and Emmy Rossum (Fiona) and many more, along with executive producer John Wells.

This fall, the war on terror comes home in the new Showtime original series Homeland from executive producers/writers Howard Gordon (24, The X-Files) and Alex Gansa (24) starring Claire Danes (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), Damian Lewis (Band of Brothers, Life), Mandy Patinkin (The Princess Bride, Criminal Minds) and Morena Baccarin (V, Firefly). Comic-Con favorite Baccarin will make a special appearance to introduce the exclusive trailer from Homeland.

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Damian Lewis Joins ‘Homeland’ for Showtime

British actor Damian Lewis (Band of Brothers) has signed on to star in the leading role opposite Claire Danes in Showtime's new, one-hour drama pilot Homeland. Lewis will play U.S. Marine Sergeant Scott Brody, a POW who miraculously returns home after nearly a decade of captivity in Iraq. Additionally, Laura Fraser (A Knight's Tale) has been cast in the role of Jessica, Brody's intrepid and complicated wife. Diego Klattenhoff (Men in Trees) will play Mike Faber, a Marine colonel and Brody's best friend who has become close with Jessica over the years that he has been MIA. Homeland begins production in January 2011 and will be executive produced by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, who recently served as executive producers on the long-running series 24.

Lewis is most well-known for his Golden Globe-nominated performance as the American World War II hero, Major Richard Winters, in the Emmy-winning mini-series Band of Brothers, and for his portrayal of Soames Forsyte in the acclaimed production of The Forsyte Saga. Most recently, he was nominated for a Gotham Award for his work as the title character in Keane, and also starred in the television series Life for NBC.

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