Benedict Cumberbatch returns as a young Rumpole for new Radio 4 drama

I have to believe that if you watched Jeopardy, and the contestant took “Actors and Actresses for $200”, Alex Trebek would then read out the word No and the only possible correct “question” to the answer would be “Is there anything that Benedict Cumberbatch cannot do“? From his small screen brilliance in Sherlock and Parade’s […]

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Moriarty (ok, Andrew Scott) added to cast of 'Frankenstein'

How do you pass the time between when the broadcast of Sherlock 3 is in our rearview mirror and preliminary production filming begins on Sherlock 4? If you’re Sherlock director, Paul McGuigan, you take on the newest adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, obviously. McGuigan directed four episodes during the first two series of the runaway […]

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'The Imitation Game' to possibly reunite 'Atonement' co-stars

In what will be a reunion of sorts of former Atonement co-stars, Keira Knightley is close to signing on to co-star in The Imitation Game, a film based on the life of ground-breaking mathematician and Enigma code-breaker Alan Turing. While Benedict Cumberbatch is all set to apply his on-screen brilliance to the role of Turing, […]

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Post Red Dwarf it's Death in Paradise for the Cat

What does one do if, in a previous life, you were a humanoid lifeform living on a mining spaceship owned and operated by the Jupiter Mining Corporation and you had evolved from the descendants of a pregnant pet cat named Frankenstein? Oh, and you are vain, aloof, and love to dress in extravagant clothing? Easy. […]

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From Sherlock to Star Trek and all points in-between

As most everyone knows, Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) has been a bit busy since that fateful day back in 2010 when he graced the small screen and became Sherlock Holmes. Following the BBC/PBS premiere of the original Sherlock series, Benedict has shared his talents in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, War Horse, Parade’s End and upcoming in […]

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Frankenstein coming to U.S. venues

With numerous UK venues already signed on for encore screenings of the Danny Boyle/Nick Dear bit of brilliance, the following U.S. independent  venues have just been announced  screening dates for Frankenstein this summer. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Parade’s End, The Hobbit, Tinker Tailor, War Horse) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, CBS’ Elementary), the National Theatre […]

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Frankenstein encores in UK theatres, June 2012

Frankenstein – coming to a theatre near you…hopefully If you didn’t get a chance to see this impossible to put in to words National Theatre presentation of the Mary Shelley classic either live or back in March of 2011, this is not to be missed the second time around. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Jonny […]

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