Benedict Cumberbatch Tag

The first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s latest superhero is upon us, with the first photos from “Doctor Strange” released via EW. “These gestures are ways of creating the magic. It’s a beautiful thing, it’s balletic, it’s very dynamic,” the actor told EW. “And once the boys in the backroom get to work on it, there’s going to be crazy s–t going on.” “Doctor Strange” also stars Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tilda Swinton, and will be released on November 4, 2016. See the photos above and below.Read More
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English actor Benedict Cumberbatch, 38, has joined the cast of Andy Serkis‘ “Jungle Book: Origins” for Warner Bros, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Not to be confused with Jon Favreau‘s upcoming live-action film for Disney (which has already recruited Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Ben Kingsley, and Bill Murray), Serkis’ version is also set to adapt the 1894 Rudyard Kipling classic (which was most famously depicted in the 1967 Disney animated film) about Mowgli, an orphaned boy who was raised by wolves in the Indian jungle and befriends Baloo the bearRead More
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Luke Evans, Lee Pace, and Evangeline Lilly steal the spotlight in the first teaser for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” Originally an exclusive premiere to attendees of this weekend’s Comic-Con at San Diego, the teaser for the final installment in the “Lord of the Rings” prequel has now hit the web, giving us our first look as Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the Dwarves of Thorin’s (led by Richard Armitage) quest to reclaim Erebor comes to a close and they face the dragon Smaug (BenedictRead More
Benedict Cumberbatch Imitation Game Trailer
The first trailer has debuted for Morten Tyldum‘s “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Mark Strong, and Matthew Goode. Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, a British mathematician who rose to fame by helping the Allies defeat the Germans in WWII by cracking their “Enigma Code”, only to be prosecuted a decade later by the government for the sole reason of being a homosexual. Rather than accept a prison sentence, Turing chose the alternative: a chemical castration. He was so demoralized by the experience that it led him to commitRead More
Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game
Entertainment Weekly has unveiled the first stills of Benedict Cumberbatch in the Alan Turing biopic “The Imitation Game.” The film stars Cumberbatch as Turing, a British mathematician who rose to fame by helping the Allies defeat the Germans in WWII by cracking their “Enigma Code.” A decade later, however, he was prosecuted by the government just because he was a homosexual. Rather than accept a prison sentence, he chose the alternative — a chemical castration. Turing was so demoralized by the experience that it led to him committing suicide byRead More
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne are being sought for David Grindley‘s adaptation of RC Sherriff’s 1928 play “Journey’s End,” according to the Sunday Times. “Journey’s End,” which was originally adapted in 1930 by James Whale, centers on a group of British army infantry officers who are fighting in the trenches of Saint-Quentin, Aisne, during the last year of the First World War. Cumberbatch is being tipped to play the leading role of Captain Stanhope, a man who is looked up as a father figure among his group ofRead More
There’s been a change of cast in the film “Black Mass” about mob boss Whitey Bulger. While the part of Bulger’s law-abiding brother had previously been filled by Guy Pierce, it seems he has now been replaced with Benedict Cumberbatch, according to the Boston Globe. Helmed by Scott Cooper (“Out of the Furnace”), the film follows the true story of Bulger (Johnny Depp), his friend and FBI agent John Connelly (Joel Edgerton) who helped him escape capture, and the witness protection program created by J. Edgar Hoover. Jesse Plemons, DakotaRead More
Kevin Powers’ award-winning war novel “The Yellow Birds” has cast the leads for its big screen adapatation in Tye Sheridan and Will Poulter, according to THR, who also report that Benedict Cumberbatch will also star in the David Lowery-directed film. Lowery also adapted the screenplay, which revolves around two young American soldiers in the Iraq war who become friends during boot camp. The slightly older 21 year old Private Bartle (likely Poulter) promises the mother of 18 year old Private Murphy (Sheridan) he’ll get him home to her, but theRead More
Rumors swirled months ago that Benedict Cumberbatch had landed a role in “Star Wars: Episode VII,” but now it appears that will not be happening after all. Aussie entertainment blog The Iris was on hand during a fan event with Cumberbatch at the Oz Comic Con in Sydney today, where he flat out told the crowd he would have liked a role in the film(s), but won’t have one now. I would've liked a part in JJ's new Star Wars but it won't happen sadly — The Iris (@TheIrisAU) AprilRead More
Amanda Seyfried is part of the cast of Gary Oldman’s long-gestating feature directorial debut, the director tells Absolutely Magazine (found by Go4Everyone via this Oldman fansite). The film is called “Flying Horse” and also stars Oldman himself, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ralph Fiennes. “Flying Horse” is a biopic of photographer Eadweard Muybridge, but may be more of a crime thriller, since Mybridge (to be playd by Fiennes in the film) ultimately discovered his young wife (likely Seyfried) had been having an affair with a theater critic (Cumberbatch). Muybridge traveled to seeRead More