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Articles Tagged 'The Hollow Crown'

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 […]

Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III in The Hollow Crown

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘The Hollow Crown’ Trailer

A new trailer released yesterday (April 18) for The Hollow Crown focuses on the rise of one character, played by man of the moment Benedict Cumberbatch. The next installment of the BBC’s ambitious TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s history plays will depict the War of the Roses, a bloodthirsty fifteenth-century battle for power between two warring families, against which Richard […]

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Richard III in The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows Critics in ‘The Hollow Crown’

The second cycle of The Hollow Crown previewed at a press screening this week in London, and reports suggest Benedict Cumberbatch steals the show. He plays Richard III, or the Duke of York’s third son as he’s known at the beginning of the film trilogy. In it the reign of Henry VI, depicted by Shakespeare in the […]

GQ Men Of The Year Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

Jenna Coleman and Charles Dance Join ‘Me Before You’

It looks as though Jenna Coleman is about to follow in Karen Gillan’s footsteps and make the jump from TV to movies (her cameo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier notwithstanding), outside of her day job traversing time and space with the Doctor in Doctor Who. According to Deadline she’s signed up to join Charles […]

Benedict Cumberbatch

The Secret of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Success: “I Meditate a Lot”

There’s a rather good interview with Benedict Cumberbatch in the Wall Street Journal, which brings us up to date on his recent projects—playing Richard III in the sequel to The Hollow Crown, and researching Doctor Strange by reading a stack of old Marvel comics—and unmasks a surprisingly spiritual side to the arch-rationalist behind Sherlock. “I […]


British Acting Heavyweights Gather for ‘The Hollow Crown’

It was already reported back in April that Benedict Cumberbatch was going to be playing Richard III in a new Shakespeare adaptation for the BBC, as part of a sequel to the 2012 series The Hollow Crown. If you thought that that was as far as the new series’ acting credentials would go, however, then you didn’t reckon on […]