ARTICLES RELATING TO BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

Benedict Cumberbatch says sorry for offending black actors

2015-01-27 18:00

Benedict Cumberbatch says he feels like an "idiot" for referring to black actors as "coloured".

Academy president responds to Oscar backlash

2015-01-19 12:53

Responding for the first time to the firestorm of criticism on this year's Oscar nominations, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs has said diversity "matters a lot".

Benedict Cumberbatch is super stoked about his Oscar nomination

2015-01-16 21:00

Benedict Cumberbatch says telling his parents he has been nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in The Imitation Game is one of the "proudest moments" of his life.

Penguins of Madagascar

2014-11-21 14:41

Will the greatest covert birds in the global espionage biz save the world, or will the evil Dave conquer all the penguins of the world, there is only one way to find out!

Benedict Cumberbatch plays code-breaking genius in new movie

2014-10-09 20:00

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch says his latest role as a code-breaking genius doesn't mean he's only capable of playing brainy characters.

'Miss me?' Sherlock returns

2014-07-04 02:00

Sherlock, the hit BBC One drama produced by Hartswood Films, will return to screens for a special, followed by a series of three new episodes.

Sherlock season 3 returns to SA screens

2014-01-23 16:25

The much anticipated season 3 of Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman returns to South African screens this Friday.

The Fifth Estate

2013-12-06 11:51

You can’t expose the world’s secrets without exposing your own.

JJ Abrams: We should've revealed Star Trek villain sooner

2013-12-04 17:00

JJ Abrams has admitted he made a mistake not revealing the identity of his Star Trek Into Darkness villain, Kahn, who was played by Benedict Cumberbatch, sooner.

Sacha Baron Cohen pushes 87-year-old woman off the stage at televised awards

2013-11-11 10:26

Sacha Baron Cohen spiced up the newly televised Britannia Awards at the weekend by "accidentally" pushing a woman's wheelchair off the stage as he accepted an award.

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The latest trailer for thei highly anticipated second installment of The Hobbit where we get a first listen of Benedict Cumberbatch's smouldering Smaug voice.

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WikiLeaks slams Assange movie

2013-09-20 20:00

WikiLeaks has leaked a script for new movie The Fifth Estate, which depicts its growth and impact on the world, and has branded the film as irresponsible and fictional.

Ian McKellen to play Sherlock Holmes

2013-09-06 12:44

Sir Ian McKellen is set to play an older version of famed detective Sherlock Holmes who is forced to come out of retirement to solve an old case.

Star Trek star for Star Wars VII?

2013-09-04 18:52

Benedict Cumberbatch has reportedly signed up for Star Wars VII and will be the first name revealed by Lucasfilm for the cast of the highly anticipated follow-up.

Sherlock star signs up for Penguins role

2013-08-06 20:54

Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich have signed up to voice new characters in DreamWorks Animation's animated spin-off The Penguins of Madagascar.

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A dramatic thriller based on real events, The Fifth Estate reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organisation. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange.

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The hot stars of Star Trek Into Darkness - Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch - take to the intergalactic white carpet for the UK premiere of the much-anticipated sequel in London, England. Star Trek Into Darkness opens in SA cinemas on 14 June.

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BBC commisions Sherlock for fourth season

2013-03-13 21:57

Benedict Cumberbatch recently confirmed that the BBC has recommissioned the popular drama Sherlock for a fourth season.

 

The Imitation Game

2015-01-21 07:35

The Imitation Game might take many creative liberties in its portrayal of Alan Turing and his breaking of the Enigma code, but it does not deter from a brilliant piece of filmmaking and performance.

Benedict Cumberbatch lands two SAG nominations!

2014-12-11 08:17

Benedict Cumberbatch is up for two Screen Actors Guild awards, while Birdman and Modern Family are both up for four prizes.

Benedict Cumberbatch 'bowled over' by engagement reaction

2014-11-18 22:05

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.

Benedict Cumberbatch looks mysteriously cool on the cover of ELLE

2014-10-29 20:00

Benedict Cumberbatch looks super hot on the December issue of ELLE magazine and lets them into the life of his detective character, Sherlock Holmes.

John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch are Comic-Con first timers

2014-07-26 11:00

John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts as themselves and as their first animated characters.

Sherlock set for 2015 Christmas special?

2014-07-01 22:00

Sherlock star Martin Freeman has suggested the hit BBC detective drama could return for a Christmas special in 2015.

Watch this video of Benedict Cumberbatch meeting the Muppets

2014-02-05 16:30

Benedict Cumberbatch is a star used to working with other stars, but even he was impressed by the cast of a new project.

12 Years a Slave

2014-01-10 08:53

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is a brutal attack on all your senses that delves deeply into America’s dark history of slavery.

Assange slams Wikileaks film as 'geriatric snoozefest'

2013-10-10 08:04

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has renewed his attack on a film about the website, calling it a "geriatric snoozefest" as he released a letter written to its star Benedict Cumberbatch.

WikiLeaks leaks Fifth Estate screenplay

2013-09-24 20:00

WikiLeaks has posted the script to The Fifth Estate and made its most forceful denunciation of the film about the site's creation and its colourful founder.

Slavery drama wins best picture

2013-09-16 08:56

Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Brad Pitt, has won the audience prize for best picture at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Absent Assange looms over WikiLeaks film debut

2013-09-06 08:52

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but he's very present at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Many stories have floated around in interviews about the infamous Neutron Cream prank that Simon Pegg pulled on his Star Trek: Into Darkness co-stars, but now we got it on video.

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Mandela movie to debut in Toronto

2013-07-24 12:43

A highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic, the story of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and a lesbian love story will headline in Toronto in the kick-off to Oscar season.

Star Trek Into Darkness (3D)

2013-06-06 08:52

Star Trek Into Darkness is, without a doubt, an action movie.

Sherlock star reveals SA highjack ordeal

2013-04-29 21:13

Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about the trauma he suffered when he and two co-stars were highjacked and held captive while working in South Africa in 2000.

Star Trek 2 'will make fans cry'

2013-01-24 21:37

Director JJ Abrams has vowed that Star Trek: Into Darkness will make fans of the sci-fi franchise shed tears of pure emotion.

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