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Three Major Predictions For 'The Hobbit There And Back Again'

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th April 2014

We’re two films, five hours and one cliffhanger into The Hobbit film series and final installment, There And Back Again, is due out in December. This means we’re in for about eight months of speculation....

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Luke Evans: Weird Being Recognised In Public

9th April 2014

Luke Evans finds it ''very weird'' being recognised in public.The 34-year-old actor - who has starred in numerous West End productions - plays Bard the Bowman in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' and after...

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Benedict Cumberbatch To Tackle Richard Iii For The Bbc

7th April 2014

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is heading back to the stage to play villainous king Richard Iii in a new Shakespeare adaptation for the Bbc.The Sherlock star will join the likes of Al Pacino, Laurence Olivier and...

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Benedict Cumerbatch Is 'Overexposed'

5th April 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch says he is ''overexposed''.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor - who has also recently appeared in the likes of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' and 'Sherlock' - has admitted fans might be...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Take Note: Here's Some Of The Greatest Stage Hamlets

By Stephanie Chase | 28th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch will be taking on the tricky role of Hamlet next summer for a 12 week run at London’s Barbican theatre. With time to prepare, the 'Sherlock' star might want to read up on...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Will Play Hamlet Next Summer, For 12 Weeks

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the texts of Shakespere studied by children across the land when he takes on the role of Hamlet at London’s Barbican theatre next summer for 12 weeks. It has been...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Headed To A London Stage For Hamlet Role In 2015

By Nick Hill | 27th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is now one of Hollywood's most sought-after actors, but the Brit is already on his way home.The 37 year-old has landed the coveted role of Hamlet in William Shakespeare's famed tragedy.Cumberbatch will take...

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Fascinating Fact: 4126480

26th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet will run at London's Barbican venue between August and October, 2015. The show will mark the British actor's first return to the stage since his acclaimed turn in Danny Boyle's 2011 production...

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With 'Hamlet', Benedict Cumberbatch Could Become Stage Great

By Michael West | 26th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to play Hamlet on the London stage next year, in what could become the making of the quintessentially British actor. The 37-year-old will star in William Shakespeare's classic tragedy at the...

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Confirmed: Benedict Cumberbatch Will Play Hamlet At The Barbican, London

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st March 2014

It has been confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch will play Hamlet now that the play has finally found a home at the Barbican Theatre in London, according to The Daily Mail.Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Hamlet...

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Jeremy Piven Overshadowed By Benedict Cumberbatch At Q&a Mix-up

20th March 2014

Actor Jeremy Piven found himself embarrassingly overshadowed by British star Benedict Cumberbatch when the pair shared a question and answer session.Both actors star in British shows which are being aired in the U.S. by the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Involved In Fight During Oscars Weekend - Report

13th March 2014

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch was reportedly involved in a fight during Oscars weekend earlier this month (Mar14).The Star Trek Into Darkness star was caught in the middle of a scuffle between his limo driver, valets and...

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Benedict Cumberbatch: I Want A Dumb Role

10th March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch wants to play a ''dumb'' character. The 'Sherlock' actor, who has just completed 'The Imitation Game', a biopic of British cryptographer, Alan Turing, insists he's ready for a less intellectual role. The 37-year-old...

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If Benedict Cumberbatch Dies, Sherlock Dies, Says Mark Gatiss

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th March 2014

'Sherlock' creator and showrunner Mark Gatiss didn’t spare the dramatics when talking about Benedict Cumberbatch’s importance to the show. When underlining the integral role his leading man plays, the words “under” and “bus” were uttered.Benedict...

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Keira Knightley Campaigns For Women In Afghanistan

7th March 2014

Keira Knightley and Salma Hayek are campaigning for women's rights in Afghanistan.The actresses are among a number of celebrities who have put their name to a letter which has been sent to UK Prime Minister...

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Bill Murray, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch Get The Vanity Fair Oscars After-party Started [Pictures]

By Lauren James | 3rd March 2014

Hollywood was out in full force for one of last night's biggest and most glamorous Oscars after-parties, hosted by Vanity Fair. After the star-studded ceremony had taken place, guests flocked to the annual party and...

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Benedict Cumberbatch. Best Oscars Photobomb. Ever.

By Michael West | 3rd March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch won the Oscar for best photo-bomb at the 86th Academy Awards for totally spoiling a nice team shot of U2 posing outside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Bono, The Edge and co...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is A 'Vaguely Attractive' Otter

16th February 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch looks like a ''vaguely attractive'' otter.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star says he has a ''weird face'', and joked it has certain animal-like qualities despite many people being impressed.Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter,...

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Sherlock Stars Cumberbatch And Freeman Confirm Gay Scene Was Cut

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th February 2014

Fan fiction authors should look away now, as you’ll all have collective heart attacks before penning the most homoerotic erotic Sherlock story ever written. But it’s true: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman – aka Sherlock...

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Sherlock Stars Confirm Gay Scene Was Cut

6th February 2014

Sherlock actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have confirmed reports a scene set in a gay club was axed from an episode of the detective drama.Cumberbatch, who plays super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes in the U.K. Tv...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Hits The Big Time, Meets The 'Sesame Street' Gang

By Michael West | 4th February 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is without doubt one of the world's most in-demand actors following strong turns in 12 Years a Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate and of course Sherlock, though even he appeared...

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Poll: Are You Happy With The Star Wars Casting Rumors? Zac Efron?

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd February 2014

With the sheer size of the Star Wars franchise, Episode VII was always going to be a big deal. J.J Abrams took on a daunting task when he agreed to helm the reboot following Disney’s...

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'Sherlock' Season 4 Could Begin As Early As Christmas 2014

By Stephanie Chase | 3rd February 2014

Sherlock’s season three finale aired in the US last night, but it seems fans may not have too long to wait until season four. UK newspaper The Sun has reported that Sherlock could have its...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Cast In Crime Thriller 'Blood Mountain': Is 'Star Wars' Out Of The Question?

By Lauren James | 30th January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has landed a role in upcoming crime thriller Blood Mountain in which he'll reportedly play a private military contractor whose Special Forces team is ambushed and killed during a raid, forcing him to...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Stars In Blood Mountain?

28th January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in 'Blood Mountain'. The 37-year-old actor is rumoured to play a contractor in the forthcoming thriller where his special forces team is ambushed and killed during a raid in...

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Learned Violin

25th January 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor learned the violin for his role in '12 Years A Slave'.The 36-year-old actor - who portrays Solomon Northup, a free man and avid violinist, who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841...

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'Doctor Who' Wins Big At National Television Awards

22nd January 2014

'Doctor Who,' 'Coronation Street' and Benedict Cumberbatch were the big winners at the National Television Awards 2014. The 'Sherlock' star, 37, picked up the inaugural TV Detective gong, while the BBC sci-fi series and its...

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Sherlock To Continue Until Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Too Famous, Vows Steven Moffat

By Lauren James | 21st January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has told reporters in the US in no uncertain terms that he and co-star Martin Freeman are definitely up for filming a new season of hit BBC detective drama Sherlock. Upon its third...

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Don't Rule Out A 'Sherlock' Movie Just Yet, Says Steven Moffat

By Joe Wilde | 21st January 2014

In general, TV shows that are turned into movies never come close to emulating the same kind of success or that same edge that made the orignal creation such a joy to behold in the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Shares Notes With Robert Downey Jr.

21st January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch ''shared notes'' with Robert Downey Jr. on playing Sherlock Holmes.The British actor plays the fictional detective in the BBC series, while Robert has portrayed him in Guy Ritchie's movies 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Sherlock...

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