Benedict Cumberbatch News

Rob Brydon Set to Host 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles on 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles(R) (BAFTA Los Angeles), announced that award winning actor, Rob Brydon will be hosting the 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards presented by BBC America, for the second year in a row. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Films
by Movies News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Austin Film Festival (AFF) revealed the first slate of films, this October 23-30. The complete schedule will be announced mid-September. (more...)

Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett & More Join Warner Bros' THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan will join Cumberbatch in lending their voices to the animal characters in the feature film. (more...)

BWW Profile: Benedict Cumberbatch Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 20, 2014

Though only 38 years old, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has already amassed an impressive list of credits on stage, on television, and on the big screen. Though he has yet to grace a Broadway stage, I have a feeling that that is just an eventuality as his popularity continues to skyrocket on this side of the Atlantic. Today we are taking a look at his career from the British stage in 'Hedda Gabler,' 'After the Dance,' and 'Frankenstein' to his work on film in '12 Years a Slave,' 'August: Osage County,' and 'Star Trek: Into Darkness,' to his iconic work on TV as the 'high-functioning sociopath' titular character on the BBC's 'Sherlock,' for which he is nominated a second time, in addition to his 2013 nomination for HBO's 'Parade's End.' (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Voice 'Shere Khan' in Warner Bros' THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch will voice the character of man-eating tiger Shere Khan in their upcoming adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. (more...)

Tom Hiddleston Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 19, 2014

Stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston participates in the viral charity awareness-raising campaign known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a new video now available to view. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Stage SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB, 9/6-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The world's most famous fictional sleuth adds a novel chapter to his repertoire with playwright Jeffrey Hatcher's electrifying new whodunit SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB, which opens the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 55th season. The play is an inventive mash-up of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic characters and the Robert Louis Stevenson short story "The Suicide Club," providing a clever, intricately woven new mystery for Holmes to deduce. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB runs Sept. 6 through Oct. 4 in the Robert S. Marx Theatre. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch's HAMLET Becomes Most In-Demand Production of All Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, with Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role, doesn't begin performances until next summer at the Barbican Theatre, but according to the Telegraph, the show is already breaking records. Tickets for the play went on sale on August 11, and since then the show 'has become the most in-demand theatre production of all time.' Not only is Hamlet outselling the next most-popular production, the Young Vic's A Streetcar Named Desire, by four to one, but searches for tickets on Viagogo also surpass those for Beyonce and Jay Z's world tour. (more...)

VIDEO: All-New PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR Trailer is Here!
by Movies News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

An all-new trailer from DreamWorks Animation's PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR has debuted. The film hits theaters on November 26. Get a first look below! (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse's October Lineup to Include Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Connecticut presents a variety of performances in October, including an appearance from Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and more. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Lead Lyndsey Turner's HAMLET at Barbican Theatre, August 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, with Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre on 5 August 2015, with opening night on 25 August at 7pm. The twelve week limited run will conclude on 31 October 2015. Set design is by Es Devlin. Further casting and details for this production will be announced at a later date. Hamlet will be produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Adds 'STREETCAR,' SKYLIGHT & More National Theatre Live Screenings to Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced newly released screenings of National Theatre Live through early spring 2015, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Star-studded productions of A Streetcar Named Desire, Medea, Skylight, an encore screening of Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, John and Treasure Island will follow the previously-announced screenings of A Small Family Business and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Shakespeare and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

After hearing that Marvel is bringing Doctor Strange to the big screen, the internet blew up with the hopes that Benedict Cumberbatch will be starring as Stephen Strange. However, according to USA Today, it doesn't look like it will happen. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Clip from DreamWorks' PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Today, DreamWorks Animation shared a first clip from the animated film titled 'North Wind Headquarters'. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: NINJA TURTLES, SHARKNADO & More Among 2014 Comic Con Panels!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 25, 2014

Below, check out photos from some of Comic Con's panels and events! (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Interested in Taking on BATMAN
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

If Ben Affleck as Batman doesn't work out, Benedict Cumberbatch is willing to give it a shot. (more...)

Elevation Pictures' THE IMITATION GAME & NIGHTCRAWLER to Premiere at 2014 TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Canadian distributor Elevation Pictures is pleased to be a part of the premiere lineup, today announced at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) press conference. (more...)

VIDEO: International Teaser for THE IMITATION GAME with Benedict Cumberbatch
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express announced yesterday that this year's Opening Night film will be THE IMITATION GAME, a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of Alan Turing, one of Britain's most extraordinary unsung heroes, and one of the world's greatest innovators. (more...)

Elevation Pictures' THE IMITATION GAME & NIGHTCRAWLER to Premiere at 2014 TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Canadian distributor Elevation Pictures is pleased to be a part of the premiere lineup, today announced at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) press conference. (more...)

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch's THE IMITATION GAME to Open London Film Fest; Check Out Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express announces that this year's Opening Night film will be THE IMITATION GAME, a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of Alan Turing. (more...)

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