BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

  • Benedict Cumberbatch gets life-sized chocolate statue April 2, 2015

    London: A lip-smacking model of 'The Imitation Game' star Benedict Cumberbatch has been created out of chocolate. The 6ft statue is made from 40kg of thick, hollow Belgian milk chocolate, and it took eight people a total of 250 hours to create it, reported Daily Telegraph. The team began by learning...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch's wife Sophie Hunter shares first photo of wedding gown March 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: More than a month after her hush-hush nuptials to Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Hunter finally shares the first look of her wedding gown. The mother-to-be is seen donning the stunning gown which was custom-made by Valentino for her big day, reported Ace Showbiz. The famous brand shares a snap of Hunter...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch write's a letter of condolence to a deceased 14-year-old fan's family February 27, 2015

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has sent a touching letter to the family of a 'Sherlock' fan named Eve Shepherd, who passed away at the age of 14 due to breathing difficulties. The 38-year-old's letter was read in front of Shepherd's family and friends at her funeral service at Padgate Methodist Church...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Aniston take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre. Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Aniston, Liam Neeson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomi Watts, Kevin Hart, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana were among the casually-clad stars rehearsing for the Academy Awards Saturday, while Nicole Kidman, Reese...
  • Oscar-nominated 'Imitation Game' introduces WWII codebreakers to audiences February 20, 2015

    Natick: The Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game may fudge some of the facts and amp up the drama to appeal to Hollywood audiences, but there's still a lot the film gets right about the Allied effort to crack the German armed forces' sophisticated communications code during World War II, says...
  • Eddie Redmayne or Benedict Cumberbatch? Which British actor will clench the Best Actor trophy at the Oscars this year? February 20, 2015

    It is a huge responsibility to play a living legend on the big screen specially if you are playing a physicist like Stephen Hawking whose work and life has been widely discussed over the years. But actor Eddie Redmayne plays the scientist to almost perfection in the beautiful 'Theory Of...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch used to hate his surname February 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch says he used to hate his surname and started using his middle name Carlton as his last name. Speaking at a promotional event for his new movie 'The Imitation Game' here, the 38-year-old said he thought his family surname 'Cumberbatch' sounded like a "f**t in a...
  • Oscar-nominated film 'The Imitation Game' now fights for the rights of persecuted gay men February 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: As the story of a little-known British World War Two code breaker gears up for the Oscars as one of the top nominees, "The Imitation Game" has found a larger cause to fight for the rights of persecuted gay men. Nominated for eight Oscars on Feb. 22, "The Imitation...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch marries Sophie Hunter on Valentine's Day February 15, 2015

    London: 'The Imitation Game' star Benedict Cumberbatch and his pregnant fiancee Sophie Hunter secretly tied the knot on Valentines Day in presence of family and close friends. The 38-year-old Oscar-nominated actor and Hunter, 36, an actress and theatre director, got married at the 12th-century St Peter and St Paul Church near...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep and other nominees to present at Oscars February 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar hopefuls Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be presenting at this year's Academy awards. Cotillard is nominated in the best actress category for 'Two Days, One Night' with 'Wild' star Witherspoon. Cumberbatch is nominated in the best actor category for his role as...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch apologises for 'coloured' remark January 27, 2015

    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 January 25, 2015

    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...