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Cumberbatch An Award Nominee

Monday, November 3rd, 2014


Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for a British award.

The nomination is for an award to be given out at the 17th annual Moet British Independent Film Awards.

“Created in 1998 by Raindance founder Elliot Grove, The British Independent Film Awards set out to celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded British filmmaking, to honor new talent, and to promote British filmmaking and British talent to a wider public.”

Cumberbatch is up for an award in the Best Actor category, for his work in The Imitation Game where he plays Alan Turing. Cumberbatch’s competition in the Best Actor category include: Asa Butterfield (X+Y), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Jack O’Connell (’71), and Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner).

The award winners will be announced in a ceremony to be held on December 7.

Two Trek Actors In Green Room

Thursday, October 30th, 2014


Several weeks ago, TrekToday reported that Anton Yelchin had signed on to the indie thriller Green Room, and now another Trek actor will be appearing in the movie.

Sir Patrick Stewart also has a role in Green Room, which is currently filming.


Trek Actors In Elsa & Fred

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014


Two Star Trek actors will be seen in a romantic drama due out next week.

The romantic drama is Elsa & Fred.


Greenwood Cast In Truth

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014


Star Trek into DarknessBruce Greenwood has been cast in Truth, the story of the scandal that tarnished News Anchor Dan Rather‘s reputation.

Truth is based on Mary Mapes‘ memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power. Mapes was Dan Rather’s producer.


Cumberbatch In Talks For Strange

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014


Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch is back in negotiations for the role of Doctor Strange.

Cumberbatch was an early choice for the role, but his work schedule got in the way and Marvel reached out to other actors, including Joaquin Phoenix.


Meaney On Playing Historical Figure Durant

Monday, October 27th, 2014


Colm Meaney‘s AMC series Hell on Wheels is in its fourth season, and Meaney explains what it’s like to play Financier and Railroad Promoter Thomas Durant (1820-1885).

Hell on Wheels is “centered on the lawless town known as ‘Hell on Wheels,’ which travels with the western end of the Union Pacific Railroad. The series explores the railroad’s greed and corruption, the immigrant experience and the plight of the newly emancipated African-Americans.”


Saldana: Balancing Work And Motherhood

Monday, October 27th, 2014


Zoë Saldana will soon be a mother, and the actress spoke about how she intends to balance her work in Avatar 2 and Star Trek 3 with being a new mom.

The actress is due in January 2015.


Cumberbatch In Wax

Friday, October 24th, 2014


Benedict Cumberbatch has been immortalized as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds in London.

The life-sized wax statue was unveiled on Tuesday.


Trek Screenwriter Washington D.C. Appearance

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014


Screenwriter Morgan Gendel, who wrote the Hugo Award-winning The Next Generation episode The Inner Light, will be in D.C. to screen the episode and to conduct a writing workshop.

The free screening of The Inner Light will be followed by a discussion and a question and answer session.


Pine In New Skit

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014


Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine is appearing in a new Funny or Die video.

Pine plays a vampire in the skit; just in time for Halloween.


Stewart In Holiday Film

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014


Sir Patrick Stewart will be co-starring in a holiday movie , Stuck.

Stewart joins John Heder, James Roday, Gary Cole, Cheryl Hines, Julianna Guill, and Max Casella in the comedy-drama.


Yelchin In New Indie Thriller

Friday, October 17th, 2014


Star Trek into DarknessAnton Yelchin has signed to star in Green Room.

Green Room is an indie thriller from Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin).


Saldana In The Book of Life

Friday, October 17th, 2014


Zoë Saldana‘s first major animated work will be heard in The Book of Life, which opens today.

The Book of Life is the story of the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.


Beltran Introduces Shakespeare To Theater Group

Thursday, October 16th, 2014


A troupe of actors directed by Robert Beltran will introduce a Shakespeare play to the CASA 0101 theater company.

The actors will perform Julius Caesar beginning this Sunday.


Burton To Be Honored at Facets Boo! Bash

Thursday, October 16th, 2014


Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton will be the recipient of an award at the Facets Boo! Bash this Sunday.

Burton will receive the Facets Award at the gala.