Articles Tagged 'Chiwetel Ejiofor'

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WATCH: First Look at Doctor Strange’s Cloak of Levitation in Action

We mentioned in an earlier post how we as viewers have a habit of attaching feelings to non-human objects. Well, it’s happening again in the new clip for Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. It appears his cloak has a mind of its own, with Baron Karl Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) saying to Strange, “It […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Describes His Character Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch says his character Doctor Strange is “brilliant” yet “arrogant” in a specially made featurette released yesterday (September 15). Hmm. Remind you of anyone? Nope. Us neither. Benedict sweeps into theaters this November to make his debut as a Marvel superhero in Doctor Strange, playing neurosurgeon Stephen Strange, who discovers he has the powers to become the Sorcerer Supreme after […]

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WATCH: ‘Doctor Strange’ Conjures Up a New Trailer

Now that Suicide Squad is in theaters, attention is slowly turning towards the next superhero blockbuster heading to cinemas: Marvel’s Doctor Strange. And while the first trailer gave us a look at the film’s Inception-like surroundings when Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) first meets the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), the latest, released yesterday (August 9), introduces a […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch Visits Comic Book Store Dressed as Doctor Strange

Customers in a comic book store in New York had a surprise on Sunday when a strangely-dressed sorcerer started browsing the racks. They were even more surprised when it turned out it was none other than Benedict Cumberbatch, who, after a day’s filming Doctor Strange and dressed in the full regalia of the Master of […]

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WATCH: Chiwetel Ejiofor in ‘Secret in their Eyes’ Trailer

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s latest movie is a tense, hard-boiled affair, a three-handed crime and revenge story that puts him alongside Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman in a tale of bitter injustice and moral uncertainty. Secret in their Eyes is the story of a close-knit team of FBI investigators whose professional detachment and seen-it-all demeanor is shattered […]

Cumberbatch, Ejiofor, Redmayne Honored in Queen’s Birthday List

The Queen’s birthday honours list has been announced amid intense speculation (and the odd tabloid leak), and some of our favorite people have been given the royal seal of approval. Benedict Cumberbatch is awarded a C.B.E. (Commander of the British Empire, one order of honor below a knighthood) for services to drama. These include Sherlock, […]

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Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Benedict and Tilda in ‘Doctor Strange’

Or Doctor Strangely British, based on the casting thus far. Deadline is reporting that Chiwetel Ejiofor, star of 12 Years a Slave, is lined up to play a villainous role opposite Benedict Cumberbatch (also a star of 12 Years a Slave) in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. His role will be that of Baron Mordo, the Doctor’s mortal […]

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WATCH: First Trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

Despite the somewhat mixed reaction that 2012’s Prometheus received, there’s still a pretty high level of excitement whenever Sir Ridley Scott turns his hand to science fiction. So the sense of buzz around his upcoming film The Martian is palpable and has been heightened only further by the release of the very first trailer today: Based on the […]

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WATCH: Chiwetel Ejiofor Survives Apocalypse in ‘Z for Zachariah’ Trailer

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) is the last man on earth, or so he thinks, in the film adaptation of American author Robert C. Obrien‘s 1974 novel Z for Zachariah. Ejiofor portrays a man named Loomis who has survived a worldwide disaster and has been traveling solo in a hazmat suit. He discovers a patch of land that appears to be […]

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12 British Actors Reading Shakespeare for Shakespeare Day

British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have studied his plays when honing their stagecraft and possibly discovered some of their best thespian tricks while working out how to tackle Polonius or Caliban at a tender age. So, as it’s Shakespeare Day and we love actors who love […]

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