Articles Tagged 'Julian Assange'

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch: “Outsiders are Becoming Mainstream”

There’s a fantastically thoughtful and incisive interview with Benedict Cumberbatch at The Daily Beast currently, which he gave at the Toronto International Film Festival to promote his latest movie The Imitation Game. The movie is a biopic of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who helped the Allies crack the German Enigma code during World War […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch’s Big Night in Toronto

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch was the big attraction on the red carpet last night (September 5), as the Toronto International Film Festival got underway. The spotlight was on him — and he felt good. “That’s a no brainer. It is a good moment in my career,” he said. The actor had the starring role in […]

Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘The Fifth Estate’

WATCH: Behind WikiLeaks In ‘The Fifth Estate’ Featurette

A new trailer has emerged online for The Fifth Estate, Bill Condon’s retelling of the story of the dramatic events surrounding the news and information site WikiLeaks, and its controversial founder Julian Assange. And rather than reveal too much of the film itself, this little featurette simply asks the director and his cast – Benedict […]

James McAvoy in X-Men: First Class

James McAvoy Chooses X-Men Over Julian Assange

So you know we’ve been running a few blog posts about Benedict Cumberbatch and his current bid to take over all the jobs in the world of TV, audio and movies by 2014? One of the projects that he’s reported to be involved in is Bill Condon’s retelling of the recent dramatic events in the […]

Could Benedict Cumberbatch Play WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange?

Here’s the Benedict Cumberbatch-related Rumor of the Week: Deadline reports that the Sherlock star is allegedly in talks to play Julian Assange in a proposed DreamWorks film, with Bill Condon likely attached as director. Could Benny be testing his Aussie accent to play the embattled WikiLeaks founder, who is currently holed up in an Ecuador’s […]