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Articles Tagged 'The Fifth Estate'

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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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6 Ways for Benedict Cumberbatch to Celebrate His 38th Birthday

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year. Today (July 19), Benedict Cumberbatch turns 38. And what a year it has been for the fabled Busy Benedict. He featured in 2013’s Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. He breathed life into a variety of iconic personas like Smaug the dragon, Julian Assange, and Kurt Vonnegut. A new batch […]

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Busy Week Ahead for Benedict Cumberbatch as Two Movies Open

If 2013 is the year of Benedict Cumberbatch, then this is the week in that year that his star is shining its blindingly brightest. That’s because the fast-rising British actor has two movies opening this Friday (Oct. 18): The Fifth Estate and 12 Years a Slave. What makes all this even more notable is that for the first time, […]


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 […]

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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 […]


WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Impressive British Roster in Toronto

Tonight (September 5) will see the launch of the 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival, and Benedict Cumberbatch will hold center stage on the opening night red carpet, promoting his starring role as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the thriller The Fifth Estate. Cumberbatch is the man to watch this year at the festival — […]

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LOOK: Benedict Cumberbatch and Peter Capaldi in ‘The Fifth Estate’

While all Benedict Cumberbatch-fan eyes are on Cardiff and London as the Sherlock star films the final episode of the show’s upcoming third season, some new photos have just been released from his turn as Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the upcoming biopic-thriller The Fifth Estate. The pictures, which show off among other things the dramatic blond hairstyle Cumberbatch […]

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Busy Benedict Set To Dominate The Toronto Film Festival

There’s no better word to describe the blur of activity around Benedict Cumberbatch – cliché though it may have become – than busy, and yet he appears to have gone so far beyond busy as to attain a kind of anthill state, where countless tiny acts of feverish work appears to coalesce into one vibrating […]

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First Look At Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange

Some actors inhabit their roles by working hard on accents and facial expressions, learning to be their characters from within, and letting that play out across the muscles in their faces. And while I’m sure Benedict Cumberbatch does this too, one look at the still taken from his portrayal of the controversial WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange […]