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Rachel Mcadams 'In Talks Over Doctor Strange Role'

Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.The 36-year-old actress - whose previous credits include 'The Notebook' and 'Mean Girls' - is wanted to play the part of the female lead...

New Father Benedict Cumberbatch Is Back To Work Already

Now's the time most new fathers would be signing off work for a couple of weeks to get to grips with fatherhood, but Benedict Cumberbatch is getting his life back to normal already only a...

Benedict Cumberbatch Is A New Father

The Imitation Game star and his partner Sophie Hunter welcomed a son on Saturday (13Jun15), just a day after the actor landed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire...

Benedict Cumberbatch Becomes A Father

London-born actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter are now the proud parents of a baby boy, the BBC reported earlier today (Saturday 13 June).Benedict Cumberbatch is celebrating parenthoodIn a statement, a spokesman for...

Benedict Cumberbatch Welcomes Son

Benedict Cumberbatch's wife Sophie Hunter has given birth to a son. The 38-year-old actor and his spouse, 37, have welcomed their first child into the world a representative for the couple has confirmed. They told...

Arise Sir Kevin Spacey: Us Actor Receives Honorary Knighthood In Queen's Birthday Honours List

American Kevin Spacey has said he was "honoured and humbled by such recognition from the Queen”, after being included in this year’s birthday honours list. The actor has been given an honorary knighthood by the...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Cast As Doctor Strange Villain - Report

Ejiofor will embrace his bad side to play Marvel villain Baron Mordo, opposite The Imitation Game star as the titular neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer, reports Deadline.com. Another Brit, Tilda Swinton, was recently cast as The...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Star As Baron Mordo In Doctor Strange

Chiwetel Ejiofor will reportedly star as Baron Mordo in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.The 37-year-old actor will appear opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the Scott Derrickson-directed movie, which is due out in November 2016.Although the character is typically...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Receive Cbe - Report

The Sherlock star will be named a recipient of a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal when the list is officially released on Friday (12Jun15), according to...

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives Cbe For Services To Drama

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to receive a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours list as a reward for his services to drama. The 38-year-old rose to fame in 2010 playing the lead in the BBC's...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Receive Cbe

Benedict Cumberbatch is to receive a CBE at the Queen's birthday honours on Saturday (13.06.15).The '12 Years a Slave' actor will reportedly be given the award, which is one rank below a knighthood, for his...

Benedict Cumberbatch Launches Affordable Theatre Ticket Scheme

The Imitation Game star is set to play the title role in a new production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet at the Barbican Centre later this year (15), and the coveted tickets were...

Tilda Swinton Touted To Play The Ancient One In 'Doctor Strange'

Tilda Swinton is reported to be in negotiations to star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange, the forthcoming Marvel superhero live-action movie. According to the Hollywood Reporter, she is up for the role of the...

Tilda Swinton In Talks To Take On Male Mentor Role In Doctor Strange Film

Swinton has emerged as the front runner to portray the Ancient One, opposite fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the comic book, the Ancient One is a...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal to prevent the new Conservative government in Britain from repealing the Human Rights Act.The ‘Sherlock’ actor was...

Benedict Cumberbatch Urges Brits To Keep Human Rights Act

The Sherlock star is among the celebrities who have filmed a series of videos for the Liberty organisation to protest against plans to repeal the European Human Rights Act and replace it with...

Benedict Cumberbatch Buys New Family Home

The Sherlock star's wife Sophie Hunter is set to give birth this summer (15) and they have now bought their first marital home, a four-storey pad in north London, not far from Cumberbatch's...

Increase The Licence Fee To Save Bbc Drama, Says Exiting Chief Behind 'Sherlock' And 'Poldark'

Ben Stephenson, the outgoing controller of drama commissioning at the BBC, has said the licence fee needs to be increased, or the broadcaster will be forced to slash its drama output. In his farewell interview...

Fifth Time Unlucky Benedict, As Cumberbatch Loses Out On Tv Bafta Again

Benedict Cumberbatch has once again lost out on a best actor award at the television BAFTAs, held on Sunday night in London. The actor was beaten by Jason Watkins who won for his portrayal of...

Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Having already comprehensively nailed the art of portraying literary characters on the small and big screens, British actor Martin Freeman has set his sights on the world of comic books with the announcement that he...

Julian Assange Granted Appeal Over Rape Allegation

The Australian journalist, who was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013 movie The Fifth Estate, has been living in London's Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid arrest and extradition to Sweden on rape...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

With the recent trailer release for 'Black Mass', it's clear to see why the world fell in love with Johnny Depp. A short clip within the trailer perfectly demonstrates the veteran actor's ability to switch...

Johnny Depp Terrifies As Whitey Bulger In The Trailer For 'Black Mass'

Johnny Depp is almost unrecognisable in the trailer for Black Mass. The 51-year actor plays the notorious American gangster, Whitey Bulger, in the upcoming film. The first official trailer was released on Thursday (23rd April)....

Benedict Cumberbatch Buys £7k Kick Ass-inspired Statue

Benedict Cumberbatch has spent £7000 on a replica of a statue seen in 'Kick Ass 2'.The 'Atonement' star commissioned the sculpture - a copy of the figurine of a boy soldier which features in scenes...

Alan Turing's Notes Sell For $1 Million

The 56-page book was filled with mathematical and scientific notes scrawled by World War II codebreaker Turing, who was played by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in an Oscar-nominated performance. It was sold...

Bafta Tv Nominations Announced! The Missing Gets The Most Nods For 2015

The BAFTA Television Award nominations for 2015 have finally been announced, including the usual entertainment favourites, some easily predictable names and a few surprises along the way that represent the very best of British television.James...

Steven Moffat: 'Doctor Who' Movie & 'Sherlock' Crossover Are Not On The Cards

Steven Moffat, the head writer on Doctor Who, has explained there are no plans for a Doctor Who movie. Moffat explained there is simply no way the project is feasible, not only from a financial...

Benedict Cumberbatch Immortalised In Chocolate

A team of eight artists was commissioned by bosses at the UKTV network to create the life-size sculpture of The Imitation Game star to mark the launch of its new Drama channel, after...

Dj Jon Hopkins To Score Cumberbatch's Hamlet

The actor will portray the doomed Danish prince on the London stage from August (15) and Hopkins will help to provide the soundtrack for the play. Announcing the news on Twitter.com on...

Steven Moffat Promises 'Sherlock' Season 4 Will Include "Emotional Upheaval"

Steven Moffat, in a recent interview, has revealed some details of the upcoming fourth season of Sherlock. Although neither Moffat nor his co-creator Mark Gatiss have started writing the series, Moffat promised Sherlock series four...

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