Benedict Cumberbatch

  • Benedict: Would've liked a part in JJ's new 'Star Wars', but won't happen 14-04-2014 05:27 PM

    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 project...
  • 'Sherlock' co-star Martin Freeman to play Richard III next 06-04-2014 11:21 AM

    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards 19-03-2014 05:29 PM

    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch colouring book to be out soon 14-03-2014 12:23 PM

    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...
  • 'August Osage County' review: It is a satisfying rich brew of drama 08-03-2014 05:17 PM

    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...
  • The most dramatic moments of Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence falls, Ellen Degeneres distributes pizza 03-03-2014 09:05 AM

    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 18-02-2014 11:13 AM

    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 17-02-2014 11:42 AM

    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 09-02-2014 10:09 AM

    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 31-01-2014 11:55 AM

    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...
  • 12 Years A Slave: Ejiofor or Fassbender, who will steal the show? 30-01-2014 03:01 PM

    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch gave 'Sherlock' a second thought 19-01-2014 03:04 PM

    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',"...
  • 10 'Sherlock' pick-up lines we actually did put on T-shirts 15-01-2014 01:12 PM

    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 10-01-2014 12:08 PM

    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 05-01-2014 11:03 AM

    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' 25-12-2013 10:01 AM

    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 13-12-2013 09:58 AM

    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 09-12-2013 12:38 PM

    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 07-12-2013 02:30 PM

    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' 26-10-2013 01:00 PM

    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'. ...
  • Write your review: The 'Fifth Estate'

    Rajeev Masand says, the story of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his mission to expose the dark secrets of governments and corporates ought to make...
  • 'The Fifth Estate' review: The film doesn't tell us anything we don't already know 25-10-2013 10:03 PM

    Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl Director: Bill Condon The story of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his mission to expose the dark secrets of governments and corporates ought to make for a thrilling film. But The Fifth Estate, directed by Bill Condon, is a mostly dull affair. While Sherlock star...
  • Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch 10-10-2013 01:24 PM

    Los Angeles: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at...
  • WikiLeaks leaks 'Fifth Estate' script, blasts the film 20-09-2013 02:25 PM

    Los Angeles: WikiLeaks is not happy with the way its co-founder Julian Assange has been depicted in Bill Condon's upcoming movie 'The Fifth Estate' and they are letting the world know about it. Benedict Cumberbatch plays Assange in the movie. The whistleblowing organization released a lengthy memo detailing what they...
  • Star Trek Into Darkness: Captain Kirk's fights for honour 09-05-2013 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: The latest film in the Star Trek franchise is opening in Indian theatres on May 10. The film has been directed by JJ Abrams and it features John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg and Chris Pine in the lead roles. The film, starring Chris...