Benedict Cumberbatch

  • Fans want to see Sherlock, Dr Watson as gay lovers in show Yesterday

    London: Sherlock and Dr Watson in the new hit TV series 'Sherlock' should become gay lovers, suggested fans to the makers. The characters of Sherlock and Dr Watson, played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman respectively, share a close bond in the BBC crime series. The fans now want their friendship to...
  • John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres in San Diego 5 days ago

    San Diego: John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts - as themselves and as their first animated characters. The two actors were in San Diego Thursday to offer an early look at DreamWorks Animation's 'Penguins of Madagascar,' a sequel to 2012's 'Madagascar 3.' They revealed they'd only just met...
  • 'The Imitation Game' trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch plays the WWII genius cryptographer mathematician Alan Turing July 22, 2014

    For those who have been completely charmed by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Sherlock', the latest trailer for the upcoming film 'The Imitation Game' will make your day.Cumberbatch, who portrayed the role of the socially awkward genius detective Sherlock Holmes in the critically-acclaimed series, will be seen in the...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to have wax figurine at Madam Tussauds July 22, 2014

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest celebrity to have his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here. He met sculptors and technicians for the measurements and photographs for his figurine, which will be revealed in October. "Finally, I can photobomb myself," dailystar.co.uk quoted the 'Sherlock' star as saying. The 38-year-old joked...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Iraq war drama 'The Yellow Birds' May 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan and Will Poulter are set to star in in Iraq war drama 'The Yellow Birds'. The film revolves around two young soldiers (Sheridan and Poulter) who are taken under the wing of an older sergeant (Cumberbatch) as they are deployed to Iraq, reported...
  • Is a special 'Sherlock' episode on the cards sooner than we thought? Martin Freeman leaves a hint at a talk show April 25, 2014

    Attention Sherlock fans, there is reason to cheer! Dr. Watson may just have made your day. Sherlock may be back before you know. The creators of the popular British television series, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, had announced that Sherlock's season 4 may not be back on TV for the next...
  • Benedict: Would've liked a part in JJ's new 'Star Wars', but won't happen April 14, 2014

    London: Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he is not starring in the highly-anticipated 'Star Wars' sequel. Cumberbatch, 37, has long been linked to a role in 'Star Wars: Episode Vii', which would reunite him with his 'Star Trek Into Darkness' director JJ Abrams but the 'Sherlock' star claims the...
  • 'Sherlock' co-star Martin Freeman to play Richard III next April 6, 2014

    London: Actor Martin Freeman is set to play Richard III in his first ever Shakespearean role this coming summer. The 42-year-old actor will play the Machiavellian King from July until September at Trafalgar Studios in Whitehall, the Daily Mirror online. The play's director, Jamie Lloyd, is currently casting for other roles in...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards March 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Film and TV star Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his portrayal of the detective Sherlock Holmes in a British BBC TV series, is to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards here on March 26. Benedict has appeared in a series of highly successful films over the last few...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch colouring book to be out soon March 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: A colouring book containing the sketches of Hollywood heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch would soon go on sale. The 37-year-old 'Sherlock' actor is the latest celebrity to have been added to the I Love Mel's Colour Me Good colouring book collection, reported E!Online. Apart from the sketches, the book even features...
  • 'August Osage County' review: It is a satisfying rich brew of drama March 8, 2014

    Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Margo Martindale, Chris Cooper, Dermot Mulroney and Julianne Nicholson Director: John Wells Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Shame and scandals within the family have always been excellent ingredients for a robust film, and there is...
  • The most dramatic moments of Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence falls, Ellen Degeneres distributes pizza March 3, 2014

    Social media is abuzz with jokes on Jennifer Lawrence 'repeating' her fall once again at the Oscars. The actress tripped on the Red Carpet this year much to everyone's amusement. 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch photobombed U2's group picture making the regular picture look rather interesting. But the best moment came...
  • British teenager bearing uncanny resemblance to Benedict Cumberbatch has Internet users going nuts February 18, 2014

    It's true. We just found 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch's teen doppelganger. Sixteen-year-old Tyler Michell has become the latest Internet sensation after he posted a few selfies on his Instagram account. Michell has more than 12,000 followers and his fanbase seems to be growing continuously. Take a look at a few...
  • My weird face is a blessing: Benedict Cumberbatch February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch feels that his weird face has become a blessing for him. The 37-year-old actor said his face has influenced his career trajectory, reported Digital Spy. "(There is a) blessing of having a weird face, somewhere between an otter and something people find vaguely attractive....
  • Benedict Cumberbatch not quitting 'Sherlock' anytime soon February 9, 2014

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch says he has no plans of quitting the hit British TV series 'Sherlock', as he finds it interesting to play the famous fictional detective. The 37-year-old actor has received many awards for properly portraying Sherlock, reported Daily Express. "I'll keep doing it as long as (Sherlock)...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Tweet Review: A fantastic drama you don't want to miss January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: '12 Years A Slave' is nominated in several categories for this year's Oscar Awards, and is all set to give a tough competition to films like 'Gravity' and 'American Hustle'. The film opened to positive criticism in the West and now it has hit the Indian screens. Directed by...
  • 12 Years A Slave: Ejiofor or Fassbender, who will steal the show? January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Irish actor Michael Fassbender will be seen as a brutal plantation owner and slave master Edwin Epps in '12 Years A Slave'. He describes it as one of the most petrifying characters he has come across. The 36-year-old, who has been nominated in the best actor in a supporting...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch gave 'Sherlock' a second thought January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch says he nearly turned down the offer to play popular fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in 'Sherlock', but agreed to it after giving it a second thought. "My reservation was 'Well, this is a very iconic character, there will be a lot of attention on it'," Entertainment...
  • 10 'Sherlock' pick-up lines we actually did put on T-shirts January 15, 2014

    Mary Morstan, who hated John Watson's handlebar and was too polite to let him know, was pleasantly surprised when Watson appeared to be shaving it the morning after they encountered Sherlock Holmes, back from the dead. Holmes told Watson what any fan could have. Watson looked horrible with that moustache....
  • 'Sherlock' to return for seasons 4 and 5 January 10, 2014

    We can't get enough of 'Sherlock', can we? There's good news as the BBC series will return for at least two more seasons. According to a report in the Huffington Post, series star Benedict Cumberbatch has confirmed that he has been signed on for season four of 'Sherlock' along with...
  • Sherlock: 10 things you probably didn't expect to see in episode one of the third season January 5, 2014

    There were many moments in the new season of Sherlock that came as a surprise to even hardcore fans. Who would have thought the genius detective would choose a tense near-death moment to test how John Watson felt about him? These 10 things make this season absolutely superb. ...
  • Many Happy Returns: Watch the 7 minute prequel of TV show 'Sherlock' December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: BBC has released a mini episode of 'Sherlock' before the show's actual release on TV. The seven minute episode is called 'Many Happy Returns' and it gives a glimpse of the show and what the audience can expect from the show. The show will begin on January 1,...
  • The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug Tweet Review: 1st day, 1st show December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from the previous film 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', the sequel to the film will see the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Thorin Oakensheild (Richard Armitage) continue their journey to reclaim Lonely mountain from Smaug the dragon. 'The Hobbit: The...
  • Watch: Delicious new Season 3 trailer of 'Sherlock' that has people wild with anticipation December 9, 2013

    It has been two years since 'The Reichenbach Fall' where Sherlock Holmes presumably fell to his death after a last battle of wits with his nemesis - master criminal Moriarty. But his faithful friend John Watson (Martin Freeman) who knows that Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) faked his own death is grappling...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch's dramatic reading of R Kelly's song lyrics will have you in splits December 7, 2013

    Benedict Cumberbatch did a dramatic reading of the lyrics of musician R Kelly's song 'Genius' on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The result was this hilarious and wildly popular video. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Mickey Virus', 'The Fifth Estate' October 26, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mickey Virus', directed by Saurabh Verma and starring Elli Avram, Manish Choudhary, Varun Badola and Puja Gupta and Hollywood movie 'The Fifth State'. He also speaks to filmmaker Asghar Farhidi on his movie 'The Past'. ...