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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...

'Sherlock' Series Four Begins Filming

Benedict Cumberbatch has said he’s “thrilled” to be back working on the series that made him a megastar, as filming for the long-awaited season four of ‘Sherlock’ finally gets under way.Fans of the BBC series...

Benedict Cumberbatch Pops Into Store Dressed As Doctor Strange

Cumberbatch, 39, popped into the JHU Comic Books dressed as sorcerer Doctor Stephen Strange (03Apr16) after he had finishing filming scenes nearby in New York on Sunday (03Apr16).The store's manager Rene Rosa said staff and...

Charli Xcx In 'Angry Birds' Movie: 6 More Unusual Casting Choices Of 2016

When casting for a movie or play takes a truly unexpected turn, it can often be for the best. Like when comedy actors such as Steve Carell and Robin Williams went for serious roles in...

Behold The Cumberbunnies! A Benedict Cumberbatch You Can Eat

Easter’s just around the corner and for some it seems a good old fashioned chocolate egg just won't cut it. Enter the Cumberbunny, an edible chocolate rabbit with the face of ‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch....

Benedict Cumberbatch And Gillian Anderson Sponsor Refugees

The stars, plus Jude Law, Dominic West and Brian Eno, have signed onto a buddy system to help and support a child residing in the so-called "Jungle" camp without its parents....

Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicole Kidman And Mark Rylance Lead Olivier Nominations

Benedict Cumberbatch has picked up a best actor nomination at this year’s Olivier awards, for his role as Hamlet at London’s Barbican theatre last summer. The annual awards, which are in their 40th year, celebrate...

Nicole Kidman Named Best Actress At Whatsonstage Awards

The 48-year-old actress looked incredible for the occasion, held at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the West End, wearing a high-neck tulle dress with a bird and floral embellishments. Nicole was seen beaming and...

Jude Law Recruits Celebrities For Refugee Campaign

The Alfie star visited migrant "jungle" camps in Calais and Dunkirk in France earlier this month (Feb16) and was so horrified by the conditions that he decided to create the campaign to urge...

Emma Watson And Benedict Cumberbatch Land University Roles

Both actors have been appointed, along with nine others, in the roles at Lady Margaret Hall of Oxford University, editors at the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper report. The college's principal, Alan Rusbridger, explained...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Emma Watson Appointed As Fellows Of Oxford College

Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson are among 11 newly appointed visiting fellows at Lady Margaret Hall colledge in Oxford, The Guardian reports. The star -studded list also includes Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant,...

Chris Martin And Nine More Of Our Favourite Celebrity Impressionists

It's always awesome to discover the untapped hidden talents of celebrities; talents not necessarily used to a great extent in their everyday work. Some stars - whether they're singers or actors - possess the extremely...

Julian Assange To Be Quizzed Over Rape Allegations

The controversial Australian journalist, who was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013 movie The Fifth Estate, sought asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012 in a bid to avoid arrest and...

Benedict Cumberbatch Lands Spot On U.k. Theatre's Most Influential List

The Sherlock star's 12-week run in the William Shakespeare play sold out in just seven hours, and extra tickets were awarded via a ballot system while fans camped outside the Barbican Centre in...

'Sherlock' Victorian Special Tops China Box Office After Worldwide Cinematic Success

Though quite a few people have complained that it was too confusing, the ‘Sherlock’ special length episode ‘The Abominable Bride’ has become an international box office success in cinemas in addition to its high ratings...

'Sherlock' Special Draws Largest Tv Audience During Festive Period

‘Sherlock’s’ latest special, which aired on New Year’s Day, has attracted the highest viewing figures of the festive period with 8.4 million Britons tuning in to BBC1. The drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Matin Freeman...

Will Smith And Hugh Jackman's Top Gear Car Fetches $27,000 At Auction

The red Vauxhall Astra is the last ever vehicle used in the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car segment before the motoring show's hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond left earlier...

Benedict Cumberbatch, Charlotte Church And Other Celebs Criticised For Speaking Out About Political Topics

Outspoken celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch, George Clooney, Katie Hopkins and Charlotte Church have been condemned in a new article by a former special adviser to the Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May.Cumberbatch, 39, famously used...

Actress Olivia Poulet Marries

The Thick of It star, who split from Cumberbatch in 2011 after 10 years together, tied the knot with actor Laurence Dobiesz on Thursday (24Dec15).A picture obtained by Britain's Daily Mail newspaper shows the couple...

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