Benedict Cumberbatch News

Benedict Cumberbatch on Appearing in Next STAR WARS Film: 'It Won't Happen'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has shot down rumors that he will be appearaing in the highly anticipated next installment of the STAR WARS franchise. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Jonathan Groff Kicks Off AIDS Walk NY, BLITHE SPIRIT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 08, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Jonathan Groff kicks off AIDS Walk New York, BLITHE SPIRIT gets a new edition and more! (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star as RICHARD III in Upcoming BBC Two Film
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

BBC Two recently announced that it will air three filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History plays including a new version of Richard III. Today, BBC Two confirmed on its Twitter feed that actor Benedict Cumberbatch will take on the role of the titular king. (more...)

THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman to Star in RICHARD III at Trafalgar Studios, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman is set to take on his first Shakespearean role in RICHARD III, aiming to begin this summer at Trafalgar Studios. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, March 21, 2014 - Maybe This Time! CABARET Revival Begins Tonight, LES MIS Opens Sunday and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 21, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CABARET begins previews tonight, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block are set to sing with The New York Pops, and looking ahead to Sunday, LES MIS returns to Broadway! (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as Hamlet in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)

'WALL STREET', 'HUSTLE' Top Nominees of 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

MTV today announced the nominees for the "2014 MTV Movie Awards," setting the stage for an epic showdown between critically-acclaimed films (more...)

Photo Flash: Blanchett, Bullock & More Grace OSCAR Red Carpet
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 03, 2014

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 were presented on Oscar® Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABCTelevision Network. (more...)

Ellen DeGeneres & Jimmy Kimmel to Guest on Each Other's Shows Tomorrow in Anticipation of OSCAR Sunday
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

On WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, Oscar® host Ellen DeGeneres will appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' as a lead up to Oscar Sunday. Additionally, Jimmy Kimmel will guest on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to discuss his upcoming 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars' special. (more...)

Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway Among OSCAR Presenters; Full List Announced!
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the complete slate of stars who will present Oscars at the ceremony. The Oscars®, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Oscar Sunday, March 2, live on ABC. (more...)

Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway Among OSCAR Presenters; Full List Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the complete slate of stars who will present Oscars at the ceremony. The Oscars®, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Oscar Sunday, March 2, live on ABC. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY by Repertory Philippines
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is an American's perspective on life in the countryside. While most of us are thinking Americans are remiss in their family relationships, this play shows a very complex interaction among siblings, parents, and extended relations. Yes, very Filipino -- except maybe for the ending. Formula-Filipino-network stories would probably go another way in the end. What ending? Oh no spoilers, dear! (more...)

NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE Now Available To View In Full
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 16, 2014

The spectacularly starry live celebration marking the 50th anniversary of acclaimed UK theatrical venue the National Theatre titled 50 YEARS ON STAGE is now available to view in full. (more...)

Rehearsals for OF MICE AND MEN Broadway Revival Now Underway in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The cast of Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men is currently rehearsing in Chicago through the end of February. Starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton, Of Mice and Men begins previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, and opens Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances Features National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage will air on Great Performances, tonight, February 14 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Cumberbatch, Blanchett Among Attendees for EE British Academy Film Awards
by Movies News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today confirmed a number of nominees, presenters and other attendees of this Sunday's EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House, London. (more...)

Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Parrack & More Join OF MICE AND MEN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton, and will feature Ron Cephas Jones (The Motherfucker with the Hat), Alex Morf ("The Good Wife"), Joel Marsh Garland ("Orange Is The New Black"), James McMenamin ("The Good Wife"), Jim Ortlieb (Guys and Dolls) and Jim Parrack ("True Blood"). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - 'Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch Visits SESAME STREET
by - Feb 04, 2014

'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch gets some help from his friend Count Von Count to solve a brain-bending challenge from Murray-arty in an upcoming episode of PBS's SESAME STREET. (more...)

Tracy Letts Fought Casting of McGregor, Cumberbatch for OSAGE COUNTY; Admits 'Glad I Lost the Fight'
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tracy Letts revealed that he was not in favor of casting Brits Ewan McGregor and Benedict Cumberbatch in his AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY big screen adaptation. (more...)

PBS Premieres Autobiographical Documentary HAWKING Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

HAWKING, the first-ever autobiographical documentary about physicist Stephen Hawking, premieres tonight, January 29, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (more...)

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