Benedict Cumberbatch

Smaug Writes an Open Letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

Jack Pelling | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Jack Pelling

An open letter was posted online today from controversial embezzling dragon, Smaug, to acclaimed actor, Benedict Cumberbatch, who is set to portray th...

Julian Assange's Stark Warning To Benedict Cumberbatch

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange refused to meet actor Benedict Cumberbatch who plays him in a new film because he believed it would only help destroy...

WATCH: The New TV Channel Devoted Entirely To Benedict Cumberbatch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Comedy

As Benedict Cumberbatch is named the world's sexiest actor, check out the trailer for the new TV channel devoted entirely to the 'Sherlock' star - mad...

EMMY AWARDS 2013: And The Only British Winner Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

With 'Breaking Bad', 'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' sharing the glory at this year's Emmy Awards, many British nominees in the top categories were for...

Caroline Frost

'I Wanted To Show Less Myth, More Mischief'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

The director of the new film documenting Stephen Hawking's extraordinary life admits that the most embarrassing moment came when he had to tell the wo...

Benedict Cumberbatch The Toast Of Toronto In Assange Role

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is the talk of Toronto International Film Festival, after debuting his role of Julian Assange in 'The Fifth Estate'. This lat...

FIRST LOOK: Back On The Set Of 'Sherlock'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock's return to the BBC can't come soon enough, so we're pleased to see Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman hard at work on the set of the de...

PICS: Celebrity Lookalikes

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

There are certain celebs out there in showbiz land that should feel secure in the fact that if their careers ever take a nosedive then they will alway...

WATCH: Sherlock's Return Revealed In Teaser Trailer - What Does It Tell Us?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' fans got a tiny taster last night of what's to come in Season 3, but what are we to make of it all? The BBC ran a 30-second teaser trail...

PICTURES: Benedict's A Busy Man..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has been a busy man lately and we're not just talking about his the multitude of acting project he's been working on. The 'She...

Benedict Marries Two Men (Yes, Really)

Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has shocked fans by marrying two men in a ceremony. But the actor hasn't entered into a legalised three way ma...

Why Alan Turing's Pardon Matters

Victoria Sadler | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics
Victoria Sadler

Only last year the coalition government refused to pardon the 49,000 men all convicted under the 1885 Criminal Law Amendment Act, the act which recriminalized homosexuality. Alan Turing's conviction came from this Act but he was not the only famous person to suffer this. Oscar Wilde was also famously convicted under this act.

WATCH: Cumberbatch Is Wikileaks Founder In First Trailer

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Dean | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch's performance as a youthful and passionate Julian Assange has been unveiled in the first trailer for Wikileaks film 'The Fifth Es...

PICTURES: Cumberbatch's Cover-Up

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

He may no longer be on set for 'Star Trek: Into The Darkness' but Benedict Cumberbatch appeared to still be wearing film star makeup as he spoke at a ...

WATCH: '12 Years A Slave' Trailer Boasts A Best Actor Contender

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

The odds on actor Chiwetel Ejiofor winning the Best Actor award at next year’s Oscars have been slashed, after the trailer for Steve McQueen's star-...

FIRST LOOK: The Intimate Story Of One Of The World's Greatest Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Hawking has long fascinated many more than just students of the astrophysics he has been exploring for the last half-century. "He could mo...

Benedict Cumberbatch's One Failing...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

It may surprise you to learn that Benedict Cumberbatch has a weakness. Strange, but true. It turns out he of the all-conquering, big-screen-small-...

Secrets of the Buffyverse - The Eureka Moment

James Christie | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

Clara Oswald's secret is shortly due to be revealed on Doctor Who (unless America blurts it out before Saturday night) and we've just found out the id...

Bendedict Cumberbatch - Eight Steps To Stardom...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has done the geeky man everywhere a massive favour. On Graham Norton's show last week, if the differing distances travelled by ad...

Lib Dems Are MASSIVE Trekkies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics

It's three years into the Nick Clegg's five year mission to boldly go where no Lib Dems have gone before - into government - and the polls are not loo...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: 'Sherlock' Star Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals His Only Fear

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

The many fans of Benedict Cumberbatch - including the ones of the adoring, mostly female, variety, the 'Cumberbitches' as he reluctantly acknowledged ...

Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Jack Pelling | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

J. J. Abrams' second voyage into the Star Trek universe is a bigger, brighter, but not necessarily better affair, but fans of the 2009 movie will be happy to hear that there is just as much fun to be had second time around.

WATCH: Cumberbatch's 'Beam Me Up, Scotty' Impression

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Benedict Cumberbatch has given his best "beam me up, Scotty" impression - in a French accent. The actor at first ref...

JJ Abrams And Star Trek 3?

PA | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

JJ Abrams has promised if there is a third 'Star Trek' film he will produce the movie, and would love to direct again. The 'Star Trek Into Darkness...

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

JJ Abrams keeps things bright and breezy, and other than a staggering over-use of lens flare directs with a sure hand. Pitched at the opposite end of the blockbuster spectrum to Christopher Nolan The Dark Knight Rises, Star Trek Into Darkness forgoes desolation, loneliness and struggle in favour of a light-hearted approach...