HOMELAND's Damian Lewis in Talks to Join Nicole Kidman in QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Emmy winner Damian Lewis may soon be teaming up with Nicole Kidman.
According to Deadline, the HOMELAND star is nearing a deal to join the acclaimed actress in the upcoming film QUEEN OF THE DESERT.
The film follows Gertrude Bell (Kidman)," the iconic explorer, writer, archeologist and attaché for the British Empire, who is credited with helping to catalyze the formation of the Middle East at the dawn of the 20th Century."
Lewis would take on the role of 'Lieutenant Colonel Charles Doughty-Wylie, an unhappily married English war hero who engages in a turbulent affair with Gertrude Bell (Kidman), with whom he exchanged love letters with from 1913-1915 until he was killed in active duty at Gallipoli.'
Lewis' stage credits include John Crowley's production of Into the Woods in the late '90s, as well as Hamlet on Broadway.