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Posts Tagged ‘Cumberbatch’

Pine Talks Cumberbatch

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Details about Star Trek Into Darkness have been kept under wraps, including Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role in the movie, but actors like Chris Pine are able to compliment their fellow actors’ work in the movie.

Pine had praise for Cumberbatch, in a “key scene” from the movie. “There’s one scene in it that’s like, you know … in all kinds of heavy science fiction there’s got to be the exposition scene where it’s like, what the hell’s going on? It’s a really, really, really hard scene.”

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Cumberbatch To Join Monty Python Project?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Star Trek Into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch is in talks to join a Monty Python comedy project.

The project, Absolutely Anything, will be directed by Terry Jones and feature voiceovers from Monty Python alumni as well as from Robin Williams.

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Abrams: The Villain And Some Lucky Fans

Monday, November 5th, 2012

In a recent video interview, J.J. Abrams gave an update on Star Trek Into Darkness and officially confirmed the villain.

“We’re just editing now,” said Abrams of Star Trek into Darkness, which will appear in theaters next May.

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Cumberbatch To Star In Beatles Bio

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch is set to star in a new biography about Brian Epstein former manager of The Beatles.

The focus of the movie isn’t Epstein’s view of The Beatles, as might be expected, but Epstein himself.

Epstein was the manager of The Beatles until his death from a drug overdose in 1967.

The Epstein movie screenplay has been written by Todd Graff, and the film will be produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Simon Halfon.

Cumberbatch Praises Abrams

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the many actors who have had words of praise for J.J. Abrams.

Cumberbatch spoke briefly about Star Trek 2 first, claiming that working on the sequel was “an amazing experience.”

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Cumberbatch TvChoice Award Winner

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch, the mystery villain of Star Trek Into Darkness, won two awards at the 16th TVChoice awards last night.

Both of Cumberbatch’s awards came as a result of his work on the BBC’s Sherlock.

Cumberbatch won one award for Best Actor, and another for Sherlock, which won for Best Drama Series.

Cumberbatch: Tired of Denying Rumors

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

While Benedict Cumberbatch enjoyed playing an “iconic” villain in Star Trek 2, denying rumors about the identity of said rumor has proven to be tiresome for the actor.

It was “really, really good fun,” said Cumberbatch of his Star Trek 2 role. “It’s a great part and it’s really well written. I enjoyed the fights and the stunts, there’s lots of that and it really is proper action movie territory.”

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Cumberbatch In Parade’s End

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The ever-busy Benedict Cumberbatch will be appearing in an adaptation of Ford Madox Ford‘s Parade’s End series of novels.

Cumberbatch will be portraying cuckolded husband Christopher Tietjens, in the drama which begins in the years before World War I.

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Urban: After The Disclosure

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Karl Urban recently explained what happened to him in the aftermath of his Benedict Cumberbatch Star Trek 2 character disclosure.

While being interviewed about his work on Dredd, Urban also spoke about character development and the secrecy surrounding Star Trek 2.

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Orci Drops Trek 2 Character Hints

Monday, July 16th, 2012

In an interview with TrekMovie.com, Star Trek 2 Co-writer Roberto Orci cleared up some information regarding some characters to appear on Star Trek 2 – well, perhaps.

Orci again debunked a rumor about the character to be played by Benedict Cumberbatch, and explained which characters played by actors new to the franchise would be portraying canon characters and which would not.

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Urban: Excuses And Teases

Friday, July 13th, 2012

After last week’s revelation from Karl Urban regarding the role that Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing in Star Trek 2, the actor had an excuse for his loose lips.

Fans were not sure if Urban’s comments were true and a slip-up on the part of the actor, or just a bit of trickery and misdirection. But in a recent interview, Urban explained why he seemingly misspoke.

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Star Trek 2 Villain Revealed?

Monday, July 9th, 2012

An inadvertent slip by Karl Urban may have let slip the name of the villain for Star Trek 2.

While doing promotion for Dredd for SFX, Urban’s comment on Benedict Cumberbatch may have revealed the character being played by Cumberbatch in Star Trek 2.

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Cumberbatch Lands Voice Role

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Benedict Cumberbatch has landed a voice role on one of America’s favorite animated series.

Cumberbatch will be heard in a cameo role on The Simpsons.

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Star Trek 2: The Growth of James T. Kirk

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Chris Pine wasn’t able to say much about Star Trek 2 in a recent interview with MTV, but he gave a little insight into the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch and was full of praise for Cumberbatch.

“There is so much happening in [the] script,” said Pine. “I can’t say much of anything.”

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Cumberbatch Nominated For Award

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for a 2012 Critics’ Choice TV Award.

Cumberbatch was nominated for his work in the PBS Sherlock miniseries.

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