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Krysty Wilson-cairns Thanks Sam Mendes For A-list 1917 Casting

'1917' co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns admits it was an unbelievable privilege to get an ''A-team'' of actors for the World War I drama.Sam Mendes' war epic, which won the Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture -...

Sam Mendes Found Shooting 1917 Unnerving

Sam Mendes admits that it was ''unnerving'' filming '1917' as a continuous take. The 2019 epic war movie - which stars Andrew Scott and Benedict Cumberbatch - was filmed using a single-take format and the...

Zachary Levi To Star In Prisoner 760

Zachary Levi is set to star in 'Prisoner 760'. The 'Shazam!' actor has joined a star-studded cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley and Tahar Rahim, for the new movie, which is based on...

Doctor Strange Director Blasts Cinema Release Dates

Cinema release date schedules are ''the enemy of art'', according to 'Doctor Strange' director Scott Derrickson.The 53-year-old filmmaker - who helmed the 2016 Marvel movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch - has taken to Twitter to bemoan...

Jesse Plemons Replaces Paul Dano In The Power Of The Dog

Jesse Plemons has replaced Paul Dano in 'The Power of the Dog'. The 31-year-old actor has signed on to star in the upcoming Netflix movie from Jane Campion after Paul had to pull out due...

Benedict Cumberbatch Fears A Marvel 'Monopoly'

Benedict Cumberbatch fears Marvel achieving a ''monopoly'' of the movie industry.The 43-year-old actor - who plays Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - has waded into the debate about the film studio, calling for...

Kirsten Dunst Replaces Elisabeth Moss In The Power Of The Dog

Kirsten Dunst is set to replace Elisabeth Moss in 'The Power of The Dog'.Moss has been forced to drop out of the film because of scheduling clashes with TV series 'The Handmaid's Tale' so Dunst...

Zach Galifianakis Apologised To 'Hot Idiot' Bradley Cooper

Zach Galifianakis called Bradley Cooper to apologise for calling him a ''hot idiot''.The 49-year-old actor likes to make people ''feel weird'' but doesn't want to upset them so thought he should address comments he made...

Elizabeth Olsen: Doctor Strange Sequel Is Being Written Right Now

Elizabeth Olsen says 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' is currently being written.The Marvel Cinematic Universe star will reprise her role as Scarlet Witch - which she will also play in the upcoming Disney+...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Claire Foy To Star In Louis Wain

Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy are set to star in 'Louis Wain'. The 'Sherlock' star is set to reunite with 'The Crown' actress, whom he worked with on the 2011 drama 'Wreckers', on a new...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Let Parents Down' By Becoming An Actor

Benedict Cumberbatch says he let his parents down by becoming an actor. The 43-year-old 'Doctor Strange' star's parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton, ''scrimped and saved'' so that Benedict could attend the prestigious north-west London...

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness Handed 2021 Release

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' is set for release in 2021.The eagerly awaited follow-up to 2016's 'Doctor Strange' will see Benedict Cumberbatch reprise the role of the titular character, with Elizabeth Olsen starring...

South Bank Sky Arts Awards Nominees Announced

Lily Allen, 'Derry Girls', and 'The Favourite' are among the nominees for this year's South Bank Sky Arts Awards.The 'Lost My Mind' singer's album 'No Shame' has been shortlisted in the pop category for the...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Elisabeth Moss To Star In The Power Of The Dog

Benedict Cumberbatch and Elisabeth Moss have joined the cast of Jane Champion's film 'The Power of the Dog'.The 'Doctor Strange' actor will play one of the Montana brothers, Phil, in the adaptation of the Thomas...

Russo Brothers Reveal No Fan Has Guessed Plot Of Avengers: Endgame

Joe and Anthony Russo say no fan has ever successfully predicted what happens 'Avengers: Endgame'. The directors - who have helmed the upcoming blockbuster, 'Avengers: Infinity War' and two 'Captain America' movies in the Marvel...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Reunite With Andrew Scott In Sam Mendes' 1917

'Sherlock' stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott are to reunite in Sam Mendes' latest film '1917'. The two actors - who played the titular detective and his arch-nemesis Jim Moriarty respectively in the BBC drama...

Olivia Colman Set For Role In Gypsy Boy

Olivia Colman is in discussions to join 'Gypsy Boy'. The 54-year-old actress - who was recently won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Anne in the period comedy 'The Favourite' - is...

Elementary Set To End After Season Seven

The upcoming season of 'Elementary' will be its last.The CBS TV series - which offers a contemporary take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective Sherlock Holmes - is set to be axed by the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Set To Return For Doctor Strange Sequel

Marvel is working on a 'Doctor Strange' sequel.The studio has re-hired Scott Derrickson - who directed the original 'Doctor Strange' movie in 2016 - to helm the follow-up film, with Benedict Cumberbatch set to reprise...

Infinity War Nearly Included Marvel's Netflix Heroes

Anthony and Joe Russo considered ''borrowing'' characters from the Netflix Marvel shows for 'Avengers: Infinity War'.The directing duo's blockbuster included numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe heroes outside of the traditional Avengers squad, such as Spider-Man (Tom...

Ricky Gervais Would Only Host Oscars On His Terms

Ricky Gervais won't host the Oscars unless he is given the freedom to say whatever he wants.The 57-year-old comic shocked Hollywood when he took control of the Golden Globes in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016,...

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Drawn To Geniuses

Benedict Cumberbatch says he's one of the ''stupidest actors'' around.The 42-year-old screen star is preparing for his upcoming role as real life British spy Greville Wynne in Cold War movie 'Ironbark' and he has previously...

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Weird And Wonderful' Grinch

Benedict Cumberbatch says recording 'The Grinch' was ''weird and wonderful''.The 42-year-old actor voices the Christmas hating titular character in the upcoming animated movie - based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book 'How the Grinch Stole...

Benedict Cumberbatch Found It Difficult To Voice The Grinch

Benedict Cumberbatch found it difficult to voice The Grinch because he had to work by himself.The 42-year-old actor brings to life the Christmas hating titular character in the upcoming Illumination Entertainment animated film - based...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Naps Help Me Stay Sane As A Parent

Benedict Cumberbatch says napping is the key to not going ''utterly insane'' as a new parent.The 42-year-old actor has sons Kit, three, and Hal, 19 months, with wife Sophie Hunter, and has said his biggest...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Chamomile Tea Isn't Tea!

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''sick of chamomile tea being called tea''.The 42-year-old actor has said he wishes people would come up with a new name for the hot beverage, as he doesn't believe it should be...

Benedict Cumberbatch Calls The Moment He Foiled A Robbery 'A Bit Foolhardy'

Benedict Cumberbatch appeared on 'The Ellen Degeneres Show' this week and finally opened up about that fateful evening in 2017 which saw him rescue a delivery cyclist from an aggressive mugging on the streets of...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Didn't Think' About Risks When Saving Cyclist

Benedict Cumberbatch ''didn't really think twice'' about the possibility of getting hurt when he saved a delivery driver from being mugged.The 42-year-old actor came to the rescue of a Deliveroo driver who was being mugged...

Pharrell Williams Will Join 'The Grinch'

Pharrell Williams will join the cast of the animated version of Dr. Seuss' 'The Grinch'. The 45-year-old singer will be teaming up with Illumination and Universal Pictures once again - following the monster success of...

Jamie Oliver And 8 Other Celebrities Who Risked Their Lives In The Name Of Heroism

It's impressive enough when ordinary civilians put themselves on the front line in a dangerous situation to rescue their friends, familiy and even people they don't know. But when celebrities do it, it completely changes...

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