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Ricky Gervais To Make The Office Spin-off Without Stephen Merchant

Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' movie without the help of Stephen Merchant.The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On...

Who Will Martin Freeman Play In Captain America: Civil War?

Martin Freeman, the star of The Hobbit, Sherlock and The Office, joined the cast of Captain America: Civil War in an unknown role, according to a statement from studio Marvel. But now it seems there...

Increase The Licence Fee To Save Bbc Drama, Says Exiting Chief Behind 'Sherlock' And 'Poldark'

Ben Stephenson, the outgoing controller of drama commissioning at the BBC, has said the licence fee needs to be increased, or the broadcaster will be forced to slash its drama output. In his farewell interview...

Fifth Time Unlucky Benedict, As Cumberbatch Loses Out On Tv Bafta Again

Benedict Cumberbatch has once again lost out on a best actor award at the television BAFTAs, held on Sunday night in London. The actor was beaten by Jason Watkins who won for his portrayal of...

'Captain America: Civil War': Marvel Announces Cast & Plot Synopsis

Marvel has announced the cast of Captain America: Civil War and it looks like pretty much everyone from the Avengers world will return alongside Chris Evans as Steve Rogers. The news was announced by Marvel...

Emily Vancamp 'Excited' For Captain America Return

Emily VanCamp is to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'.The 28-year-old actress has confirmed she will reprise her role as Agent 13 in the forthcoming Marvel sequel, and is ''really excited'' to start shooting next...

Martin Freeman To Star In Captain America: Civil War

Martin Freeman has joined the cast of 'Captain America: Civil War'.The 43-year-old actor has been announced as the latest face to join the anticipated Marvel film, alongside Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans...

Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Having already comprehensively nailed the art of portraying literary characters on the small and big screens, British actor Martin Freeman has set his sights on the world of comic books with the announcement that he...

Martin Freeman Joins Captain America Franchise

Bosses at Marvel Studios announced the casting news on Tuesday (05May15), but it has yet to be revealed what character the Emmy Award winner will play in Captain America: Civil War. Marvel...

Steven Moffat: 'Doctor Who' Movie & 'Sherlock' Crossover Are Not On The Cards

Steven Moffat, the head writer on Doctor Who, has explained there are no plans for a Doctor Who movie. Moffat explained there is simply no way the project is feasible, not only from a financial...

Martin Freeman Onboard Steve Marriott Film

Last year (14), Quadrophenia star Phil Daniels launched a crowd-funding campaign for Midnight of My Life, a film focused on Marriott set in July, 1985 during the famous Live Aid concert at Wembley...

Steven Moffat Promises 'Sherlock' Season 4 Will Include "Emotional Upheaval"

Steven Moffat, in a recent interview, has revealed some details of the upcoming fourth season of Sherlock. Although neither Moffat nor his co-creator Mark Gatiss have started writing the series, Moffat promised Sherlock series four...

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Getting Married Today

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to marry Sophie Hunter later today (14.02.15).The couple, who announced their engagement in November shortly before confirming they are expecting their first child, have planned an extra special Valentine's Day and...

Martin Freeman Says 'Sherlock' Would Lose Sheen With New Episodes

Martin Freeman, who plays John Watson in the BBC's critically acclaimed Sherlock, says the show could lose some of its sheen if the corporation keeps making new seasons. A fourth outing of the show will...

Martin Freeman: Regular 'Sherlock' Episodes Would Lose The Appeal

Fans may disagree, but Martin Freeman thinks that 'Sherlock' hitting screens in brief spells is a good thing when it comes to its appeal, as it's not easy to get bored of a show that...

Martin Freeman Doesn't Enjoy Adulation

Martin Freeman doesn't enjoy the adulation of 'Sherlock' fans.The 43-year-old star, who plays the role of Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama, says filming is often disrupted by hoards of fans - the...

Golden Globes 2015 - A Reminder Of The Nominees

Awards season is now picking up a head of steam, with the Golden Globes just around the corner. The ceremony is being broadcast on Sunday January 11th on NBC at 7pm, so here’s a little...

'The Hobbit' Star Martin Freeman Reveals 'Kinship' With Second Home New Zealand

It seems the public are not ready to let go of 'The Hobbit' just yet as it continues to triumph at the box office, topping sales yet again for a third week. Meanwhile, Martin Freeman...

Martin Freeman And Amanda Abbington Make Pact To Limit Time Apart

British actor Martin Freeman and his long-time partner Amanda Abbington have made a pact to limit the time they spend apart while working.The Mr Selfridge actress has revealed the couple feels "heartbreak" and fear they...

Martin Freeman's Jewellery Wish

Martin Freeman wants to inspire children to be ''obsessed over jewellery''.The British actor, who plays the central role in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', said that the 'Lord of the Rings' and...

Luke Evans Glad To Avoid Hobbit Make-up

Luke Evans felt sorry for his 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' co-stars who had to spend hours in make-up.The 35-year-old star plays heroic Bard the Bowman in the third and final film...

Martin Freeman's Bilbo Baggins Meets Tim Canterbury In Snl's 'The Office: Middle Earth'

Martin Freeman's acting career has been just as much an unpredictable a journey as his character Bilbo Baggins' Middle Earth quest in 'The Hobbit' series, but can you imagine his two most iconic roles joining...

Martin Freeman Combines The Office And The Hobbit Characters For Saturday Night Live Sketch

British actor Martin Freeman revisited his comedy roots this weekend (13-14Dec14) by combining his characters from Tv sitcom The Office and blockbuster movie franchise The Hobbit for an hilarious sketch on America's Saturday Night Live.The...

The Hobbit Brings Peter Jackson's Saga Full Circle

With 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', Peter Jackson has completed a second trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novels 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. But fans are...

Martin Freeman Was Reluctant To Take Sherlock Role

British actor Martin Freeman was reluctant to take the role of Dr. Watson in Sherlock as he thought a modern adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle books could be "risky".The Hobbit star revealed that when...

Kirsten Dunst Cast In Fargo

Kirsten Dunst has been cast in the second series of 'Fargo'.The 32-year-old actress and 'Breaking Bad' star Jesse Plemons, 26, are to play married couple Peggy and Ed Blomquist in the TV drama.According to broadcaster...

Martin Freeman Prefers 'Being Free' In Sex Scenes

Martin Freeman prefers being completely nude in sex scenes rather than using a pouch to cover up with.The actor, who stars in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and 'Sherlock', admits he feels...

Andrew Scott 'To Star In Bond 24'

Andrew Scott is to play a villain in the new Bond movie.The 'Sherlock' star has been hand-picked for the part after film bosses, including director Sam Mendes, were wowed by his performances in the popular...

Martin Freeman Says Bilbo Baggins Is An Everyday Hero

Martin Freeman thinks Bilbo Baggins is a realistic example of an everyday hero.The 43-year-old actor stars as the diminutive Bilbo in 'The Hobbit' film trilogy and feels his on-screen character has more in common with...

'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Is Best In The Trilogy

The first reviews of Peter Jackson's final Lord of the Rings movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, have begun trickling in with the general consensus suggesting this film is the best in...

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