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Posts Tagged ‘Damian Lewis’

Vogue Stumps Claire Danes with Fictional Character Question

The fun of  those behind-the-scenes videos for magazine cover story shoots often comes from when the proceedings don’t go as planned. In the case of Claire Danes, it happened alongside Vogue August 2013 partners Damian Lewis and Annie Leibovitz as she tried to answer a portion of the “Name Your Favorite” game.

Lewis had no problem coming up with his favorite fictional character. It’s Bertie Wooster, the English gentleman who recurs in P.G. Woodehouse‘s Jeeves novels.

But Danes, after some initial hemming and hawing, is brought back for some rather hilarious think-out-loud brainstorming. Pinocchio!? Curious George!?!? Even though Danes does this all with such natural charm that it’s as good as if she had sternly announced Anna Karenina.

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When @SergeantBrody Met @azizansari

The first time the Twitter accounts of Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari and Homeland character Nicholas Brody publicly crossed paths was after the Thanksgiving holiday. The following tweet was posted to the Showtime series goof after briefly showing up and then being deleted from Ansari’s end:

Someone at the Hollywood Reporter noticed the Ansari mix-up and presumably, since that time, the publication has been giving the actor and his reps time to respond. They have not, and so this afternoon, writer Andy Lewis has delightfully blown Ansari’s Twitter cover. At press time, the last @SergeantBrody tweet is dated December 3 and there is nothing today @azizansari.

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