Benedict Cumberbatch News
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Gets Benedict Cumberbatch as the Grinch
Benedict Cumberbatch will voice the title character in a new feature-length animated version of The Grinch.
By B. Alan Orange — April 13th, 2016
Doctor Strange Photo Has Cumberbatch Striking an Iconic Pose
A new photo has arrived from Marvel's Doctor Strange, which just wrapped production in New York City.
By B. Alan Orange — April 6th, 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch Crashes a Comic Book Store Dressed as Doctor Strange
A local New York City comic book store got quite a surprise as the real Doctor Strange showed up to snap a few Selfies.
By B. Alan Orange — April 5th, 2016
New Doctor Strange Photos, Concept Art & Details Unveiled
Doctor Strange art shows off the Chamber of Relics and more as Benedict Cumberbatch suits up in new photos.
By B. Alan Orange — December 28th, 2015
First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch appears in costume as Doctor Strange on this week's cover of EW.
By B. Alan Orange — December 28th, 2015
Doctor Strange Video Shows Cumberbatch & Mysterious Hooded Character
Benedict Cumberbatch is spotted walking through a Nepal marketplace on the set of Marvel's Doctor Strange, followed by a mysterious cloaked figure.
By Brian Gallagher — November 6th, 2015
Doctor Strange Photos Have a Better Look at Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch is seen on the streets of Nepal with a small film crew as they shoot Marvel's Doctor Strange.
By B. Alan Orange — November 5th, 2015
Doctor Strange May Have a British Accent
Marvel producer Kevin Feige reveals that Benedict Cumberbatch may use a British accent when he plays Doctor Strange.
By Brian Gallagher — April 12th, 2015
Sherlock Christmas Special Photos with Cumberbatch and Freeman
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are back on the set of Sherlock for this December's Christmas Special.
By B. Alan Orange — February 7th, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch on Doctor Strange: It's Different
Benedict Cumberbatch talks about the risk in taking on Doctor Strange for Marvel, but won't reveal any of its secrets just yet.
By B. Alan Orange — January 5th, 2015
Doctor Strange Concept Art Features Benedict Cumberbatch
Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson has revealed new concept art featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme.
By Brian Gallagher — December 22nd, 2014
Marvel Confirms Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch has been confirmed to play neurosurgeon Stephen Strange in Marvel's Phase 3 adventure Doctor Strange.
By Brian Gallagher — December 4th, 2014
Second Imitation Game Trailer Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing in the latest trailer for the true-life WWII drama The Imitation Game.
By B. Alan Orange — November 14th, 2014
Doctor Strange November 2016 Release Date and Logo Revealed
Marvel has officially announced that Doctor Strange will hit theaters on November 2016, along with a logo.
By B. Alan Orange — October 28th, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch Is Doctor Strange!
Benedict Cumberbatch has entered final negotiations to star as Doctor Strange in Marvel's Phase Three Adventure.
By B. Alan Orange — October 27th, 2014
Imitation Game International Trailer with Benedict Cumberbatch
The private life of a WWII code-break turns a hero into a victim of the British establishment in a new trailer for The Imitation Game.
By B. Alan Orange — October 2nd, 2014
First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown
Production is under way on the three-part mini-series The Hollow Crown: War of the Roses, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III.
By Brian Gallagher — October 1st, 2014
The Imitation Game Poster with Benedict Cumberbatch
A British mathematician breaks the German Enigma Code to help win WWII but is prosecuted for his sexual preference in The Imitation Game.
By B. Alan Orange — September 25th, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch Is Shere Khan in Andy Serkis' Jungle Book
Benedict Cumberbatch will play the main villain in Warner Bros.' adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic novel.
By B. Alan Orange — August 19th, 2014
Comic-Con: Is Benedict Cumberbatch Doctor Strange?
Will Star Trek Into Darkness star Benedict Cumberbatch step into the Marvel universe? Find out what he has to say at Comic-Con.
By Brian Gallagher — July 24th, 2014
The Penguins of Madagascar Trailer
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private from the Madagascar franchise join a covert animal organization to stop an evil octopus in The Penguins of Madagascar.
By Brian Gallagher — June 11th, 2014
Marvel Eyes Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch for Doctor Strange
Jared Leto was rumored earlier this week to be in contention for Doctor Strange, which will be directed by Scott Derrickson.
By Brian Gallagher — June 6th, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch Replaces Guy Pearce in Black Mass
Adam Scott has joined the cast as well, portraying FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick in director Scott Cooper's Whitey Bulger biopic.
By Brian Gallagher — May 21st, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch Won't Be in Star Wars: Episode VII
The actor also claims that he will never become part of the Doctor Who universe during a Q&A at an Australian Comic-Con.
By Brian Gallagher — April 14th, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Blood Mountain
A military contractor is forced to escort a terrorist through enemy territory in this thriller from Seventh Son director Sergey Bodrov.
By Brian Gallagher — January 28th, 2014
First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game
The Sherlock star plays World War II code-breaker Alan Turning. The story follows this mathematician as he tries to break Germany's Enigma code.
By Brian Gallagher — December 26th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Disagrees with J.J. Abrams About Khan Secrecy in Star Trek Into Darkness
The actor jokingly calls J.J. Abrams a dickhead for making him keep Khan's identity a secret. Find out what else he had to say about this iconic role.
By Brian Gallagher — December 5th, 2013
August: Osage County 'Ingesting the Animal's Fear'
Charles Aiken has been eating fear three times a day for sixty years. Watch as a vegetarian brings down his family's dinner.
By B. Alan Orange — November 21st, 2013
Harrison Ford and Benedict Cumberbatch Team-Up to Talk Star Wars: Episode VII
Harrison Ford tries his best to play coy with host Graham Norton. Benedict Cumberbatch joins the fun in evading questions about the sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — October 11th, 2013
J.J. Abrams Hints That Benedict Cumberbatch Is in Star Wars: Episode VII
The director reveals that his staff is working overtime in securing the perfect cast for this epic return to a galaxy far, far away.
By B. Alan Orange — September 21st, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Talks WikiLeaks, Julian Assange and The Fifth Estate
The actor describes his process in portraying this controversial figure in director Bill Condon's upcoming drama, in theaters October 18th.
By Brian Gallagher — September 20th, 2013
The Imitation Game Starring Benedict Cumberbatch Begins Production
Keira Knightley co-stars in this drama based on the true story of World War II British code breaker Alan Turning.
By Brian Gallagher — September 17th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals Why He Left Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak
The Star Trek Into Darkness actor confirms that his departure had nothing to do with Star Wars: Episode VII.
By B. Alan Orange — September 11th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Says No Offer Has Been Made for Star Wars: Episode VII
The actor did say that he would love to work with his Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams once again, at some point.
By Brian Gallagher — September 6th, 2013
Tom Hiddleston to Replace Benedict Cumberbatch in Crimson Peak
Guillermo del Toro is directing this haunted house thriller which stars Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain and Mia Waskikowska.
By Brian Gallagher — September 6th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins The Lost City of Z
James Grey is writing and directing this adaptation about a group of explorers searching for a lost colonel in the Amazon jungle.
By Brian Gallagher — September 4th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch May Be a Sith Lord in Star Wars: Episode VII
Reasons and speculation as to why the actor would be perfectly cast as the villain in the new trilogy.
By B. Alan Orange — September 3rd, 2013
Jedi or Sith? Is Benedict Cumberbatch Joining Star Wars: Episode VII?
If the unconfirmed report is proven to be true, the actor will reunite with his Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams.
By Brian Gallagher — September 2nd, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Exits Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak
Legendary Entertainment is currently seeking a replacement for the Star Trek Into Darkness star, so shooting can begin on time in February.
By Brian Gallagher — August 21st, 2013
The Fifth Estate Poster with Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl
Bill Condon directs this thriller that takes us inside the inner workings of WikiLeaks, in theaters October 18th.
By Brian Gallagher — August 19th, 2013
Wikileaks The Fifth Estate Trailer Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange
Bill Condon directed this thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl, in theaters October 18th.
By Harout Harmanian — July 17th, 2013
Six Twelve Years a Slave Photos with Benedict Cumberbatch
Steve McQueen directs this drama about a free black man, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.
By Harout Harmanian — June 19th, 2013
Eight New Star Trek Into Darkness Photos
Kirk, Spock and Uhura work on their interpersonal communication skills in this latest look at the sci-fi sequel, in theaters soon.
By B. Alan Orange — May 14th, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness 'Disruptions Uhura' TV Spot
Zoe Saldana goes up against Klingons and terrorist John Harrison while considering her love for Spock in this latest footage.
By B. Alan Orange — May 1st, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness 'You Are a Criminal' Clip and Photos
Captain Kirk confronts John Harrison in this latest scene from J.J. Abrams' action-packed follow-up to 2009's Star Trek.
By B. Alan Orange — April 29th, 2013
New Star Trek Into Darkness Photo with John Harrison Stalking His Prey
Benedict Cumberbatch plays a dangerous terrorist in director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi sequel, in theaters May 17.
By Brian Gallagher — April 18th, 2013
New Star Trek Into Darkness Poster and UK TV Spot!
A new trailer is expected next Tuesday. Watch as John Harrison terrorizes the U.S.S. Enterprise and its crew in this latest look at J.J. Abrams' sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — April 12th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak
Emma Stone and Charlie Hunnam star in this haunted house thriller for Legendary Entertainment.
By Brian Gallagher — April 4th, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness Poster with Benedict Cumberbatch as a Captured John Harrison
We also have two Entertainment Weekly covers featuring the cast of J.J. Abrams' sci-fi sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — February 6th, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch Circles The Imitation Game
The Star Trek Into Darkness star is in talks to play mathematician Alan Turing in director Morten Tydlum's biopic.
By Brian Gallagher — February 1st, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness Viral Website Revealed
Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Alice Eve also speak about their characters in director J.J. Abrams' upcoming sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — December 17th, 2012
Star Trek Into Darkness IMAX Preview Photo Reveals Benedict Cumberbatch as John Harrison
The secretive villain is given a name in this franchise sequel, but it may just be an alias.
By B. Alan Orange — December 10th, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Tom Hanks' Beatles Project
Tom Hanks will produce this biopic based on the life of The Beatles manager Brian Epstein, from director Paul McGuigan.
By Brian Gallagher — October 31st, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch on Playing Smaug in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Sherlock star was recently interviewed and discussed his experience with the motion capture behind the deadly dragon.
By Harout Harmanian — October 1st, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Boards August: Osage County
Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star in this adaptation of Tracy Letts' play about a dysfunctional Midwestern family.
By Brian Gallagher — August 24th, 2012
Smaug to Debut in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Says Benedict Cumberbatch
The actor reveals that his performance as the motion-capture dragon will be introduced at the end of Peter Jackson's first prequel.
By Brian Gallagher — August 20th, 2012
Star Trek 2 Villain Spoiled by Karl Urban!
The actor accidently lets it slip who Benedict Cumberbatch is playing in director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — July 9th, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins 12 Years a Slave
The Sherlock star joins Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Paul Dano in the drama.
By Harout Harmanian — June 1st, 2012
Star Trek 2 Villain and Other Spoilers Confirmed!
Three crucial plot points have been revealed by various sources working closely with J.J. Abrams' upcoming sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — May 1st, 2012
Star Trek 2 Villain Benedict Cumberbatch Bulks Up for Role
The Sherlock star raves about his 'absurdly talented' director J.J. Abrams while on the set of Paramount's sci-fi sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — April 25th, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Is 'Magnetic' in Star Trek 2 Says Alex Kurtzman
The new crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise are still 'working out the kinks' in this sequel, according to the writer-producer.
By Brian Gallagher — April 4th, 2012
More Star Trek 2 Photos with Spock and Uhura Confronting Benedict Cumberbatch
The Space Barge is under attack from an unknown villain in these further fight shots from J.J. Abrams upcoming sci-fi adventure.
By B. Alan Orange — February 25th, 2012
Star Trek 2 Set Photos with Benedict Cumberbatch Suffering the Spock Pinch!
Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto face off against their latest foe in this first look at J.J. Abrams's upcoming sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — February 24th, 2012
Star Trek 2 Begins Principle Photography in Los Angeles
J.J. Abrams directs this franchise sequel, coming to theaters May 17th of 2013.
By B. Alan Orange — January 14th, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Villain Role in Star Trek 2
The Sherlock Holmes actor is thrilled to be a part of this J.J. Abrams sequel, but hopes fans can wait to be surprised about his character.
By B. Alan Orange — January 13th, 2012
Star Trek 2 Adds Benedict Cumberbatch
The BBC star joins the film to play a lead villain role in the sci-fi sequel.
By Harout Harmanian — January 5th, 2012
The Hobbit Confirms Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug
The Sherlock star will portray Smaug through motion-capture, and voice the Necromancer for director Peter Jackson.
By Brian Gallagher — June 16th, 2011
The Hobbit Adds Benedict Cumberbatch
Actor Martin Freeman accidentally let it slip at the BAFTA Awards last night that his Sherlock co-star is joining him in Middle Earth.
By Brian Gallagher — May 23rd, 2011
Full Cast for Steven Spielberg's War Horse Announced
Jeremy Irvine has landed the lead role in the upcoming film.
By Brian Gallagher — June 17th, 2010