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Marvel Defends 'Doctor Strange' Against 'Whitewashing' Casting Claims

Following recent accusations of ‘whitewashing’ in its casting process, the Marvel studio has defended itself against selecting Tilda Swinton to play The Ancient One, a traditionally Asian character, in its upcoming movie Doctor Strange.The Disney-owned...

Tilda Swinton Addresses 'Doctor Strange' Casting Controversy

Tilda Swinton has spoken out about the controversy surrounding her casting in new Marvel movie Doctor Strange. In the film Swinton plays Doctor Strange’s mentor, the Ancient One, a character who has traditionally been depicted...

Prepare For The Cumbergrinch! Benedict Cumberbatch Cast As 'The Grinch' In New Dr Seuss Adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch’s march in Hollywood is continuing apace with another high-profile casting, this time as The Grinch in a new animated adaptation of Dr Seuss’s children’s classic ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’The news was announced...

Everything We Know So Far About 'Sherlock' Series 4

The fourth season of 'Sherlock' is finally on the way, even if we'll have to wait until next year to see it. We've been promised that Holmes will face demons from his past and his...

'Sherlock' Series Four Begins Filming

Benedict Cumberbatch has said he’s “thrilled” to be back working on the series that made him a megastar, as filming for the long-awaited season four of ‘Sherlock’ finally gets under way.Fans of the BBC series...

Charli Xcx In 'Angry Birds' Movie: 6 More Unusual Casting Choices Of 2016

When casting for a movie or play takes a truly unexpected turn, it can often be for the best. Like when comedy actors such as Steve Carell and Robin Williams went for serious roles in...

Behold The Cumberbunnies! A Benedict Cumberbatch You Can Eat

Easter’s just around the corner and for some it seems a good old fashioned chocolate egg just won't cut it. Enter the Cumberbunny, an edible chocolate rabbit with the face of ‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch....

Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicole Kidman And Mark Rylance Lead Olivier Nominations

Benedict Cumberbatch has picked up a best actor nomination at this year’s Olivier awards, for his role as Hamlet at London’s Barbican theatre last summer. The annual awards, which are in their 40th year, celebrate...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Emma Watson Appointed As Fellows Of Oxford College

Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson are among 11 newly appointed visiting fellows at Lady Margaret Hall colledge in Oxford, The Guardian reports. The star -studded list also includes Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant,...

Chris Martin And Nine More Of Our Favourite Celebrity Impressionists

It's always awesome to discover the untapped hidden talents of celebrities; talents not necessarily used to a great extent in their everyday work. Some stars - whether they're singers or actors - possess the extremely...

'Sherlock' Victorian Special Tops China Box Office After Worldwide Cinematic Success

Though quite a few people have complained that it was too confusing, the ‘Sherlock’ special length episode ‘The Abominable Bride’ has become an international box office success in cinemas in addition to its high ratings...

'Sherlock' Special Draws Largest Tv Audience During Festive Period

‘Sherlock’s’ latest special, which aired on New Year’s Day, has attracted the highest viewing figures of the festive period with 8.4 million Britons tuning in to BBC1. The drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Matin Freeman...

Benedict Cumberbatch, Charlotte Church And Other Celebs Criticised For Speaking Out About Political Topics

Outspoken celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch, George Clooney, Katie Hopkins and Charlotte Church have been condemned in a new article by a former special adviser to the Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May.Cumberbatch, 39, famously used...

Actress Olivia Poulet Marries

The Thick of It star, who split from Cumberbatch in 2011 after 10 years together, tied the knot with actor Laurence Dobiesz on Thursday (24Dec15).A picture obtained by Britain's Daily Mail newspaper shows the couple...

Get Your First Look At Benedict Cumberbatch In Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

Benedict Cumberbatch covers this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly, but not as you know him. The actor appears for the first time as Marvel’s Doctor Strange, nearly a year before the film is scheduled to...

From Doctor Who To Downton Abbey: Here's Your UK Christmas Tv Schedule

We don't want to advocate spending Christmas in front of the telly as opposed to catching up with your family, but it'll be hard to resist with the array of entertainment on offer during the...

Get Your First Look At The So-named Abominable Bride In New Sherlock Teaser Trailer

It's been nearly two years since the last episode of 'Sherlock' was aired, and fans have been waiting patiently for the assured next instalment. The excitement started building when it was announced that it would...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play Lead Role In 'The War Magician'

Benedict Cumberbatch has added another commitment to his crammed schedule with the announcement that he’ll be portraying the British war hero, Jasper Maskelyne, in a new movie called The War Magician.In news broken by The...

Marriage, Hamlet And Graham Norton: Benedict Cumberbatch's Best Moments Of 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch has kept us smiling all year, whether it be through his vocal support of world issues, his acting talent or his infectious humour, so it's only right that we reflect on his best...

'Zoolander 2' Co-writer Justin Theroux Responds To Criticism Over Benedict Cumberbatch's Character

Zoolander 2 co-writer Justin Theroux has the defend the film against critics who have called for it to be boycotted over Benedict Cumberbatch’s character. Cumberbatch’s character Ali was accused by some of being ‘transphobic’ when...

Benedict Cumberbatch Leads List Of Celebrity Letters To Santa

‘Sherlock Holmes’ star Benedict Cumberbatch is among the celebrities sharing their letters to Santa this year, as part of the Letters Live series, marking national letter writing day. In his letter Cumberbatch states that Christmas...

Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Theatre Awards Nominations

Cumberbatch's performance at London's Barbican theatre helped win the production the joint highest number of nominations with nine, tied with the musical Kinky Boots. The Sherlock star's role earned him a nod...

Here's Why Benedict Cumberbatch Is The Best 'Graham Norton Show' Guest - Video

Friday's episode of 'The Graham Norton Show' (November 27th 2015) had us crying with mirth yet again with the reapearance of by far the best guest, Benedict Cumberbatch. He was accompanied by his 'Black Mass'...

'Zoolander 2' Breaks Record For Most Watched Comedy Trailer

Zoolander 2 is still months away from hitting cinemas, but it’s already broken a record thanks to its trailer. The comedy, starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, is released on February 2nd, but fans have...

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants A "Batch Of Boys" With Wife Sophie Hunter

He may be in the middle of his first experience of fatherhood with all the sleepless nights that entails, but Benedict Cumberbatch has said that he already wants more children with his wife Sophie Hunter.The...

Benedict Cumberbatch Was Just As Confused As Us With Victorian 'Sherlock' At First

Fans will be glad to know that they weren't the only ones who were totally baffled when it surfaced that the next episode of 'Sherlock' will be in a Victorian setting. Star Benedict Cumberbatch was...

Petition Calls For Boycott Of 'Zoolander 2' Over 'Harmful' Trans Character

Just days after its first trailer hit, the upcoming Zoolander sequel has come under fire due to Benedict Cumberbatch’s character. Cumberbatch plays an androgynous model named Ali in the film, but some LGBT activists have...

Benedict Cumberbatch Shuns Gender Norms As 'Zoolander 2' Supermodel [Trailer + Pictures]

The significance of that hilarious selfie poster for 'Zoolander 2' has finally been made clear with the new trailer; it seems that there's a murderer out there intent on wiping out all the hot celebs...

Benedict Cumberbatch Defends On-stage Rant As He Collects Cbe

Benedict Cumberbatch has picked a CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace for his services to the performing arts and charity. The actor was accompanied by wife Sophie Hunter when he collected the award and...

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives Cbe Medal

The Sherlock star was named a recipient of the title on Her Majesty's Birthday Honours List in June (15), and he wore a traditional morning suit to the investiture ceremony at London's Buckingham...

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