Benedict Cumberbatch trades his kingdom for a horse in ‘The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses’

Based on Shakespeare’s four distinct works, Henry VI, Part I, Henry VI, Part II and Henry VI, Part III (condensed into one film), and Richard III, the second installment of The Hollow Crown franchise features a cast that reads like a who’s who in British acting. Subtitled “The Wars of the Roses”, Shakespeare’s first tetralogy will star Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard […]

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Andrew Scott goes from Moriarty to Hamlet in 2017

From Laurence Olivier to Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to David Tennant to Benedict Cumberbatch, the role of Hamlet has attracted a veritable who’s who of British acting greatness the last half century. Most recently, at the National Theatre, Benedict Cumberbatch continued to showcase his considerable talents by taking on the title role last year […]

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Philip Glenister becomes next ‘Prey’ for DS Susan Reinhardt

When series two of the brilliant BAFTA-nominated ITV police drama, Prey, returns later this year, DS Susan Reinhardt will be putting another Life on Mars alumni in her sights. In series one, it was John Simm who starred as Detective Constable Marcus Farrow, the well-liked detective with the Manchester Metropolitan Police and husband with two children. His […]

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From ‘Sherlock’ to ‘Spectre’ with Andrew Scott

It’s quite an understatement to say it’s been a bit since it was announced that the owner of the most brilliant Moriarty portrayal known to man, Andrew Scott, had signed on for an undisclosed role in the upcoming James Bond feature, Spectre. It was back in December 2014 that Scott was first linked to the […]

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Sherlock 4 'news' for you

Co-creator/writer, Mark Gatiss, likened IT to ‘organizing a massive UN conference’. Maybe herding cats is a better analogy that we can all relate to. Could the “IT” he’s talking about be….Sherlock?

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Sherlock takes over Comic-Con 2013!

As if any of us need another reason to want to be in San Diego. Somehow, however, Comic-Con 2013 trumps the traditional San Diego weather forecast of a low of 71/high of 72 as being THE reason to be there this week. If any of us needed more of a reason to be jealous of […]

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