Articles Tagged 'Benedict Cumberbatch'

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Letter Written by Teenage Tom Hanks

The Letters Live annual event, which we’ve talked about in earlier posts, matches up celebrities with letters typically written by historical figures, and has them read aloud. It looks like this year there might be a bit of a change up. Benedict Cumberbatch recently read a letter written by Tom Hanks, at the age of […]

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Oscars Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

Happy Birthday, Benedict! Here Are 40 of the Greatest Cumber-Moments

Multisyllabic-monikered Benedict Cumberbatch turns the Big 4-0 today (July 19), and in honor of this milestone birthday we put together the 40 times he made us fall in love with him. 40. When he couldn’t say the word “penguins” 39. That time he turned up to his Reddit AMA in a dressing gown It's really him! #CumberbatchAMA @reddit_AMA […]

Benedict Cumberbatch in season 4 of ‘Sherlock’

FIRST LOOK: ‘Sherlock’ Photo Reveals New Sidekick

Fresh from receiving six Emmy nominations for its Christmas special The Abominable Bride, the BBC has released the first official photo from the long-awaited upcoming series of Sherlock. The image shows Benedict Cumberbatch in character as the eponymous detective, once again wearing modern dress and in particular his trademark scarf and coat. John Watson (Martin Freeman), on […]

Toby Jones attends the Broadcasting Press Guild awards at Theatre Royal on March 13, 2015 in London, England.

Toby Jones Keeps Us Guessing About His ‘Sherlock’ Role

So what do we know about the new season of Sherlock? We know it’s three episodes long (confirmed by Benners only this week in a chinwag with Andy Murray), we know Holmes is back in Blighty, and we know Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife Mary (Amanda Abbington) are expecting a baby. But that’s it. Nothing […]

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter look on prior to the Men’s Singles Final match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Milos Raonic of Canada on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2016 in London, England.

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Meets Tennis Champ Andy Murray

The tennis championships at Wimbledon are as much an opportunity for celebrity spotting as a key fixture in the annual sporting calendar, and this year’s was no exception. On Saturday (July 9) Beyoncé and hubby Jay Z were in the crowd watching the U.S.’s Serena Williams overcome Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the final of the Ladies’ Singles (or, as Queen […]


WATCH: The ‘Sherlock’ Cast Get Behind the Wales Soccer Team

Europe is currently in the grip of football fever as the Euro 2016 soccer tournament comes to a close, and last night (July 6) Wales played Portugal in the first semi-final. So?, we hear you cry. Why should I care? Well, firstly Wales doesn’t often get that far. The last time the tournament took place was in 2012, and […]

Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange

FIRST LOOK: Marvel Releases Comic Book Intro to ‘Doctor Strange’

The next big movie in the MCU is Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch, due to hit theaters this November. So far the only indication we’ve had of its storyline are a few sneak peeks and the trailer, but all that’s set to change with the release of a prelude comic on Wednesday (July 6). Marvel’s Doctor Strange Prelude #1 […]

Benedict Cumberbatch practises his “blue steel”

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Does His Best ‘Blue Steel’

Benedict Cumberbatch caused a bit of a stir when he appeared as transgender supermodel “All” in Zoolander 2 earlier this year. The sequel to the 2001 cult hit followed supermodel Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his frenemy Hansel (Owen Wilson) as they got lured back into modeling, but most importantly it meant we got to […]

Benedict Cumberbatch watches wife Sophie Hunter on stage.

Benedict Cumberbatch Makes Surprise Appearance at Letters Live

The audience for Letters Live got more than they bargained for at the Hay Festival on Saturday (May 28). The event, part of an annual celebration of books in the small town of Hay-on-Wye in England, saw actors and celebrities read out correspondence from some of the most fascinating figures in history, including classic letters by Roald Dahl, Beatrix […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses

FIRST LOOK: Sherlock and Moriarty Face Off in ‘The Hollow Crown’

“Honey, you should see me in a crown,” says Moriarty in Sherlock episode “The Reichenbach Fall,” and now, thanks to a sneak preview of what’s in store on The Hollow Crown, we finally can. Andrew Scott, who plays Sherlock’s nemesis in the mega-popular modern reboot of Conan Doyle’s stories, is set to star as France’s King […]

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