BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

  • Benedict Cumberbatch apologises for 'coloured' remark 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who was criticised for using racist term "coloured" to address black actors on a talk show, has issued an apology for his controversial remark. "I'm devastated to have caused offence by using this outmoded terminology. I offer my sincere apologies. I make no excuse for my...
  • Acting is very odd, peripatetic: Benedict Cumberbatch 5 days ago

    London: Acting might have been in his blood, but the 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch says his parents didn't want him to become an actor. The 38-year-old actor said that his parents, esteemed theatre actor Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham who has appeared in episodes of 'Only Fools and Horses' and 'The Saint',...
  • 'The Imitation Game' review: Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley are brilliant, outshine the film's script January 16, 2015

    Director: Morten Tyldum Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech There is certainly something intriguing and fascinating about the past, which is precisely why the filmmakers and the actors have always taken interest in biographical films or biopics, as they are...
  • 'The Imitation Game' tweet review: You actually want to watch it for Benedict Cumberbatch January 16, 2015

    'The Imitation Game' has quite clearly left an impact. With 8 nominations at the 2015 Academy Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the film has proved that its idea, content, and the execution has been the best and most convincing. 'The Imitation Game', which...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to become a father soon January 7, 2015

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is set to become a father for the first time as his fiancee, Sophie Hunter is pregnant. Cumberbatch and Hunter announced their engagement at the end of 2014 and now there is further joy for the couple, reports femalefirst.co.uk. According to a source, now the couple might walk...
  • Ladies, you can relax. Benedict Cumberbatch is not thinking about marriage right now January 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who has been garnering praise for his performance in upcoming film 'The Imitation Game', wants to focus on his career right now and keep marriage on hold. The 38-year-old star has been nominated for a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and he also...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch in no hurry to marry fiancee Sophie Hunter; says he wants to focus on 'Sherlock' for now January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is not in a hurry to marry fiancee Sophie Hunter. Cumberbatch made this confession to popsugar.com, reports dailymail.co.uk. When asked about his plans to marry, 'The Imitation Game' star said: "One thing at a time. I'm playing Sherlock now, just about to start, so my main focus...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Jamie Dornan top GQ's best dressed men list January 5, 2015

    London: Hollywood stars Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch have topped GQ's list of best dressed men. The actors were awarded for their flawless red carpet style on the list, which was compiled by staff at the magazine and a panel of fashion industry experts. The 'Imitation Game' star Cumberbatch, 38, climbed...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley starrer 'The Imitation Game' to be released in 2015 December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: 'The Imitation Game', which has received five Golden Globe nominations, will hit Indian screens Jan 23, 2015. Being released in India by PVR Pictures, the film has a cast of Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Charles Dance, said a statement. Cumberbatch plays the role of a mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is thrilled to play 'Doctor Strange' December 8, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is excited to get into the shoes of Dr Strange. The actor was announced as the title character for the movie by Marvel last week. "It's a thrilling gig to get - I just can't wait," Cumberbatch told Hey U Guys at the 2014 British Independent Film...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' December 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has officially been cast in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'. Marvel Studios confirmed Cumberbatch's casting as the Sorcerer Supreme, following months of speculation, reported Deadline. "Stephen Strange's story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity. In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch won't quit 'Sherlock' December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch says he won't get tired of playing Sherlock Holmes in 'Sherlock' as long as the quality is maintained. The 38-year-old, who plays the titular role in the TV series, says while he has carved out a career in movies, he isn't ready to turn his back...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: Give yourself more power as women; don't call yourselves Cumberbitches November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch says though he is flattered his female fans call themselves 'Cumberbitches', the actor finds the term a bit rude. The 38-year-old actor said he would prefer his fans to address themselves as Cumbercollective or Cumbersomes as he does not want them to be called 'bitches',...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch quits smoking November 26, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed he left smoking one month back. The 38-year-old actor said staying away from cigarette is helping him stay healthy, reported Contactmusic. "I've given up smoking. Although I shouldn't say that, because if I ever have a cigarette again and it'll be all over...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch hails unsung hero in 'The Imitation Game' November 26, 2014

    New York: Like many people, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch knew very little about Alan Turing, the genius mathematician he portrays in 'The Imagination Game,' who helped to hasten the end of World War Two by cracking Germany's wartime communications code. Turing's top-secret work with cryptologists and math wizards at Britain's decryption...
  • 'Sherlock' star Mark Gatiss to attend Comic Con Mumbai November 18, 2014

    Things Just Went From awesome to epic! Mark Gatiss, the co-creator of 'Sherlock' as well as writer for 'Dr. Who' is set to attend Comic Con Mumbai, according to a post on their official Facebook page. He will be present all three days of the event, from December 19-21 as...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch 'bowled over' by reactions to his engagement to Sophie Hunter November 18, 2014

    New York: Benedict Cumberbatch fans might be weeping on the inside over the "Sherlock" star's engagement - but he's seeing nothing but their love, he says. "It's a crazy old love bomb to drop and the amount of love that comes back to you, that was the thing that (fiancee Sophie...
  • Hollywood Film Awards honours Oscar hopefuls Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne November 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." "Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked facetiously, eliciting the first real laughter of the night from an otherwise restrained audience. The...
  • Watch: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch imitates Allan Rickman, Matthew McConaughey and Taylor Swift in this hilarious video November 14, 2014

    Benedict Cumberbatch is clearly a man of many talents. The actor, who's currently promoting his upcoming film 'The Imitation Game', played a game in an interview where he imitated celebrities such as Owen Wilson, Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson and a bunch of other celebrities in under a minute....
  • Benedict Cumberbatch engaged to girlfriend Sophie Hunter November 5, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged to be married to girlfriend Sophie Hunter. The actor announced the news by posting a notice in British newspaper The Times. "The engagement is announced between Benedict, son of Wanda and Timothy Cmberbatch of London, and Sophie, daughter of Katharine Hunter of Edinburgh and...
  • 'Sherlock' season 4 will be big: makers November 3, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, along with producer Sue Vertue, say they are hoping to increase the scale of the show with the upcoming fourth season. The upcoming season of crime drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch will begin filming next year, reported Digital Spy. "The show has to keep...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: I want to work in my late 70s' too November 2, 2014

    London: Hollywood superstar Benedict Cumberbatch has announced that he is in the industry for a long game. The 38-year-old actor said his status as one of the most sought after actors in the world is not something that necessarily excites him, reported Daily Express. "I'm interested in working in 40...
  • Sherlock Holmes is asexual, but that isn't because he doesn't have a sex drive: Benedict Cumberbatch October 29, 2014

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Sherlock Holmes in a TV series, says the detective avoids sex because he is more interested in crime. The actor attained global fame playing a modern version of the fictional detective in the BBC series "Sherlock" and his portrayal has left fans speculating as to...
  • Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch measures up for his lifelike wax statue at Madame Tussauds October 28, 2014

    Just one look at the wax statue of actor Benedict Cumberbatch is enough to understand how accurate and real it is. And the impact that it has left can be gauged by the fact that women are already queuing up to get clicked with the lifelike statue of the British...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to play title role in 'Doctor Strange'? October 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock Holmes' star Benedict Cumberbatch is reportedly Marvel's choice to play superhero 'Doctor Strange'. The film centres on a former neurosurgeon who serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats, said The Hollywood Reporter. Stars like Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Justin...
  • Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch poses with his wax statue on a TV chat show and you won't be able to tell who the real Sherlock is! October 27, 2014

    Benedict Cumberbatch met his outstandingly realistic lifelike waxwork on The Graham Norton Show last week. Madame Tussaud's unveiled the Sherlock star's statue last week in London, just around the corner from 221B Baker Street, where the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes lives. The actor only got to meet his waxwork along with...
  • Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch imitating Beyonce's 'Crazy In Love' walk on 'The Graham Nortan Show' is the best thing you'll see today October 26, 2014

    'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch sure knows how to 'work it'. And when goaded by Graham Nortan, he even broke into a weird little jig that is sure to send his fas in a tizzy. Watch and learn, gentlemen. ...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch's wax statue unveiled at Madame Tassauds October 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock and The Imitation Game' star Benedict Cumberbatch has been immortalized in wax, with a life-size statue of the star joining the lineup of A-list doppelgangers at Madame Tussauds in London. "I'm excited to see the finished, perfect, waxy me, although slightly terrified. The work is so detailed...