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Benedict Cumberbatch Nearly Lost 'Doctor Strange' Role To Jared Leto Or Ryan Gosling

Benedict Cumberbatch will make his superhero debut in next year in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. But it almost wasn’t to be for the ‘Sherlock’ actor, as his commitments to stage play Hamlet nearly cost him the...

Benedict Cumberbatch: 'I Thought Hamlet Had Wrecked My Dr. Strange Dreams'

The Sherlock star was in a mix of names considered for the role of the comic book world's Sorcerer Supreme, including Johnny Depp, Jared Leto, Ryan Gosling, and Joaquin Phoenix, and when he...

Sherlock Convention Fans Refused Refund Benedict Cumberbatch Cancels Appearance

‘Sherlock’ fans are outraged after discovering that, not only have they paid up to £3,000 to attend a convention in London this week just to meet the show’s star Benedict Cumberbatch, but now that the...

Sherlock Fans Outraged At Benedict Cumberbatch Convention No-show

People had paid up to $3,900 (£3,000) for the VIP tickets, which grants direct access to the show's stars at the Sherlocked convention in London. The three-day event at the ExCel...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Doctor Strange Will Be 'Less Arrogant' In The Film

Benedict Cumberbatch says Doctor Strange will be ''slightly less arrogant'' in the film adaptation.The 40-year-old actor is starring as the lead role in the upcoming Marvel movie and has revealed a few more details about...

Benedict Cumberbatch's Demanding Role

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Doctor Strange' role was ''psychologically and physically'' demanding.The 40-year-old actor admits it was tough preparing for his role as the Marvel superhero and was told by Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios,...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In Rogue Male

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in and produce an adaptation of 'Rogue Male'. The 40-year-old actor will take on the lead role in the big-screen version of Geoffrey Household's classic novel, which tells the...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'Tough' Doctor Strange Shoot

Chiwetel Ejiofor has admitted that making 'Doctor Strange' was ''tough''. The 39-year-old actor stars as Baron Mordo in the Marvel movie, opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen and while he loved...

Benedict Cumberbatch Inspired By Fans

Benedict Cumberbatch finds his fans' devotion ''overwhelming and utterly humbling''.The 40-year-old actor was stunned to find a huge queue of people waiting overnight for his 'Doctor Strange' panel at San Diego Comic-Con and insisted on...

Sherlock Writer Hints Benedict Cumberbatch's Success May End Hit Show

Showrunner Steven Moffat suggested the upcoming fourth season "absolutely could be" the last, as Cumberbatch and co-star Martin Freeman are in such demand in Hollywood, it's getting more and more difficult to get the stars...

Just How Long Will 'Sherlock' Be On Our Tv Screens?

Don't be alarmed, but there's a possibility that 'Sherlock' won't be on our screens for much longer according to the show's executive producer Steven Moffat. Apparently, it hangs on the schedule of stars Benedict Cumberbatch...

Stars Join Royals To Cheer On Andy Murray At Wimbledon

The Scottish tennis ace beat Canada's Milos Raonic in the men's singles finals in straight sets, and he had a lot of celebrity support. As well as the royal couple and the...

Gary Oldman To Star In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2

Gary Oldman will reprise his role as George Smiley in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2'.The acclaimed actor, whose impressive career includes credits in 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, 'Air Force One', the 'Harry Potter' movies and...

Benedict Cumberbatch Wanted To Be In Absolutely Fabulous

After running for six seasons over 21 years, from 1992 to 2013, the classic British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous arrives on the big screen in a flurry of champagne and cameos. Originally a short sketch on...

Benedict Cumberbatch Turns Down Absolutely Fabulous Offer

The beloved British sitcom starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, which is set to hit the big screen next month (Jul16), features close to 60 celebrity cameos from the likes of Kate Moss,...

Lily Allen Urges Young People To Vote In Eu Referendum

The 31-year-old singer shared her opinion as voting kicked off on whether or not Britain should remain in the EU on Thursday (23Jun16). Lily has been very open about her referendum vote. She has been...

Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Stars Urging Britain To Stay In The Eu

More than 250 figures from the U.K.'s creative arts industries signed the appeal asking people to vote to remain in the 28 member political and economic union when Britain holds a referendum on...

Celebrities Including Benedict Cumberbatch And Keira Knightley Sign Pro-e.u. Letter

Benedict Cumberbatch, Jude Law and Keira Knightley are among nearly 300 celebrities and figures from the world of arts and entertainment to put their names to a letter urging Britain to remain within the European...

Toby Jones To Join Sherlock As Villain

The 49-year-old Capote star joined Benedict and his co-star Martin Freeman for the second episode of the hit drama's fourth season on Monday (16May16), and he admits that even he hasn't been given...

Toby Jones To Play New 'Sherlock' Villain In Series 4

More information regarding the upcoming fourth series of 'Sherlock' has finally been announced, with a new villain in tow to be portrayed by the highly underrated British actor Toby Jones. We'll always have a soft...

Damian Lewis: 'How Dare People Pretend To Be Redheads?'

The 45-year-old actor is famous for his bright locks and beard, and is thrilled that the shade has become "trendy" in recent months. But one thing Damian isn't keen on is some of his fellow...

Benedict Cumberbatch Doesn't Rate His Looks

The Sherlock actor's quirky appearance hasn't stopped him landing on sexiest men lists and scoring an army of female followers, who have themselves "Cumberb**ches", but he doesn't understand their attraction to him....

Marvel Defends 'Doctor Strange' Against 'Whitewashing' Casting Claims

Following recent accusations of ‘whitewashing’ in its casting process, the Marvel studio has defended itself against selecting Tilda Swinton to play The Ancient One, a traditionally Asian character, in its upcoming movie Doctor Strange.The Disney-owned...

Tilda Swinton Addresses 'Doctor Strange' Casting Controversy

Tilda Swinton has spoken out about the controversy surrounding her casting in new Marvel movie Doctor Strange. In the film Swinton plays Doctor Strange’s mentor, the Ancient One, a character who has traditionally been depicted...

Tilda Swinton: 'I'm Not Asian In Doctor Strange'

In the new Marvel movie the British actress plays Ancient One, who in the original Doctor Strange comic book series is a man from Tibet, but in the film will be agender....

Prepare For The Cumbergrinch! Benedict Cumberbatch Cast As 'The Grinch' In New Dr Seuss Adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch’s march in Hollywood is continuing apace with another high-profile casting, this time as The Grinch in a new animated adaptation of Dr Seuss’s children’s classic ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’The news was announced...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Voice The Grinch

Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of the Illumination Entertainment production company, revealed the Sherlock actor would voice the famous Dr. Seuss character for a new animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas,...

Marvel Veteran Gave Notes On Doctor Strange Script

Produced by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney, Doctor Strange tells the story of Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a neurosurgeon who after a horrific car accident discovers a hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. The...

Benedict Cumberbatch Producing Guantanamo Bay Film

The Sherlock star has signed on to develop a film about suspected terrorist Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who has been imprisoned at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba without ever being charged with...

Everything We Know So Far About 'Sherlock' Series 4

The fourth season of 'Sherlock' is finally on the way, even if we'll have to wait until next year to see it. We've been promised that Holmes will face demons from his past and his...

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