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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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The Return Of 'Sherlock Holmes' Averages 4 Million Viewers For The Season 3 PremièRe

By Nick Hill | 21st January 2014

PBS aired the return of Britain's most intriguing detective 'Sherlock Holmes', a modern-day twist on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Holmes) and Martin Freeman (Dr Watson). The television series aired its...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals He Was Close To Turning Down 'Sherlock Holmes' Role

By Nick Hill | 19th January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch seems almost perfect for the role of detective 'Sherlock Holmes' in the TV series of the same name. But the 37 year-old revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that he was very...

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Benedict Cumberbatch 'Excited' For Peter Capaldi In Doctor Who, As Filming Begins

By Michael West | 17th January 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has said that he is looking forward to seeing his friend Peter Capaldi's first full series of Doctor Who, describing it as 'great news.' Speaking to the Big Issue the Sherlock star...

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Steven Moffat On Mega Sherlock Ratings: "It Isn't Supposed To Be Like This"

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th January 2014

Sherlock has been a barnstorming success, and it’s not often you get to hand that phrase out. It might not seem like a surprise to us schmucks, but the show’s writer and producer, Steven Moffat,...

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Sherlock "Perfect" Series Finale 'His Final Vow' Earns Mass Critical Praise

By Lauren James | 13th January 2014

Sherlock wrapped up in style as the final episode of the BBC detective drama aired last night and sent shockwaves of excitement throughout fans and critics. It's barely believable that after months of excruciating anticipation,...

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'Sherlock' Super Villain To Be Unmasked For Season Finale [Trailer]

By Joe Wilde | 11th January 2014

Sherlock returned earlier this month for its third season and did so it fantastic form, with the first two episodes gaining major plaudits from fans and critics alike. With the season finale due to air...

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'12 Years A Slave': Chiwetel Ejiofor Becomes A Global Star

By Rich Cline | 10th January 2014

After dominating the critics awards and top 10 listings at the end of the year, 12 Years a Slave is the film to beat. And things got much more serious with this week's Bafta nominations,...

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Last Week's Box Office Saw The Hobbit Dethroned - What Will This Weekend Bring?

By Rich Cline | 10th January 2014

After ruling the roost for nearly a month in both the US and UK, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug has finally fallen from its perch atop the box office charts. In the UK, American Hustle...

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Meet The Cast Of 12 Years A Slave [Video]

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

If '12 Years a Slave' doesn’t win a single award from now until the Oscars, it will still go down in history as one of the 21st century’s most important, affecting films. The story of...

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Sherlock Seasons 4 And 5 Feature Gatiss And Moffatt's 'Best Ideas Ever'

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

Sunday sees the end of Sherlock series 3 – a three-part series comprising feature-length episodes, the second of which saw a remarkable change of pace for the show. And you can expect more of the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Show Scores Double Nod For Bbc Audio Drama Awards

8th January 2014

A radio comedy featuring the voice of British star Benedict Cumberbatch has scored two nominations for the 2014 BBC Audio Drama Awards.Cabin Pressure will compete for the titles of Best Scripted Comedy and Best Scripted...

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Michael Fassbender Mastered Whip For Role

4th January 2014

Michael Fassbender had to master cracking a whip for '12 Years A Slave'.The 36-year-old actor plays nefarious slave owner Edwin Epps in the historical drama and admits he had to keep practising with the weapon...

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'Sherlock' Makes Triumphant Return: The Viewing Figures And Reviews Don't Lie

By Jack de Aguilar | 2nd January 2014

While Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman were off living their Hollywood dreams, fans of Sherlock were eagerly awaiting season three of the dynamic crime drama. Luckily, be for contractual obligation or love, the show’s stars...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Appears Onscreen With His Parents

2nd January 2014

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch was joined onscreen by his real life parents in a new episode of Tv detective series Sherlock.The Star Trek Into Darkness star reprised his role as Sherlock Holmes for the latest...

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'Sherlock' Behind-the-scenes Video Released Ahead Of Season Three Premiere [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 31st December 2013

Sherlock is back on our screens on News Years Day (well, New Years Night to be specific) after a long hiatus and as fans of the hit series practically hang off the edge of their...

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Sherlock's Amanda Abbington On Being Benedict Cumberbatch And Martin Freeman's Third Wheel

By Lauren James | 30th December 2013

The 1st January draws nearer and so does the prospect of the BBC's mystery series Sherlock returning to the small screens. In the third series we'll finally find out how Sherlock managed to avoid death...

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Nick Grimshaw Tops Gq's Best-dressed List

30th December 2013

Nick Grimshaw has topped GQ's Best-Dressed Men 2014 list.The Radio 1 Breakfast DJ has been voted Britain's most stylish male icon in the magazine's annual list, which is compiled from a poll voted for by...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Feels 'Awkward' When Men Fancy His Mum

28th December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch finds it awkward when men fancy his mother.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star's mum Wanda Ventham has appeared in a number of British TV shows and he admitted he doesn't know how to...

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What A Year For Benedict Cumberbatch: What's Next In 2014?

By Rich Cline | 17th December 2013

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch winds up his most successful year yet by playing the iconic dragon Smaug in Peter Jackson's epic fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the Tolkien-inspired...

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Fanfictiongate: When Benedict Cumberbatch And Martin Freeman Reading Sherlock Fanfic Made The Internet Explode

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th December 2013

Sunday rolled around, bringing with it the hotly anticipated third season premiere of BBC’s Sherlock. The lucky few fans who were treated to the early screening of the first episode were not disappointed, although the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Defends Sherlock's Terrorism Story

16th December 2013

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken out to defend his detective show Sherlock over a controversial new storyline about a terrorist attack on the London Underground.The Star Trek Into Darkness actor will reprise his role...

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Box Office Breakdown: 'Desolation Of Smaug' Dominates, With 'Frozen' Steadily Catching Up

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th December 2013

As predicted, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the clear winner of this past weekend’s box office. The second installment in Bilbo Baggins’ journey predictably came in first with $73,6 million, although it didn’t...

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R. Kelly Delivers Benedict Cumberbatch's Star Trek Lines In New Skit Song

13th December 2013

R. Kelly has turned the tables on Benedict Cumberbatch by singing script lines from Star Trek Into Darkness after the actor recited sultry lyrics by the R&B singer on Tv last week (04Dec13).The British actor...

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Martin Freeman Defends Lover Against Online Hatred, Compares Sherlock And Hobbit Fans [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 12th December 2013

Martin Freeman may not be your typical Hollywood A-lister but the 42 year-old British actor has worked himself into two franchises that seem to magnetise particularly rabid fans. Freeman reprises his role of Bilbo Baggins...

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