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Damian Lewis found Hollywood corrupt

London,  Actor Damian Lewis first left the US because he found Hollywood to be "bloated and corrupting".The 43-year-old decided to relocate back to his native Britain over a decade ago because he was growing disillusioned
IANS June 01, 2014 14:10 IST
IANS
London,  Actor Damian Lewis first left the US because he found Hollywood to be "bloated and corrupting".

The 43-year-old decided to relocate back to his native Britain over a decade ago because he was growing disillusioned with the film industry in Los Angeles, reports contactmusic.com.

"I just didn't feel I wanted to live in LA. There was still theatre that I wanted to do, there were a couple of big movies floating around,” he explained during a London TimesTalks event, organised by the International New York Times.

"I ended up choosing a movie about aliens exploding out of people's bottoms - which might be a decision I take back - an adaptation of a Stephen King novel called 'Dreamcatcher'.

"I actually ran away from LA slightly put off by that experience, not the film itself, but there seemed to be something bloated and something slightly corrupting about (Hollywood). I couldn't quite put my finger on it at the time,” he added.