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'Sherlock' Christmas Special Possibly Coming in 2015, Says Martin Freeman

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 30, 2014 @ 2:06 PM
By now we're somewhat used to the painfully distended wait in between 'Sherlock' seasons, currently scheduled for a fourth series sometime before the sun explodes into pandas, but there's a spot of good news yet. According to ever-in-demand series star Martin Freeman, we may yet see the dashing detective return for a 'Sherlock' Christmas special by 2015.

'The Penguins of Madagascar' Trailer: Yup, That's Benedict Cumberbatch Voicing a Wolf

by Jacob Hall June 11, 2014 @ 12:31 PM
DreamWorks Animation
The first 'Penguins of Madagascar' trailer doesn't even begin to hint at what an odd project this film really is. First of all, it's a spinoff of the 'Madagascar' movies that follows those four scene-stealing penguins as they encounter secret-agent animals voiced by the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch. However, it's a completely different thing from the Nickelodeon series of the same name. Are we looking at DreamWorks Animation's first movie set in an alternate universe?

Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Are in the Running to Play 'Doctor Strange'

by Damon Houx June 6, 2014 @ 8:47 PM
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'Doctor Strange' has found its director in Scott Derrickson, and so now Marvel and company are moving on to casting and at the top of their lists for the titular Doctor are geek favorites Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch. Or -- in nerd terms -- Bane versus Khan.

'Sherlock' Season 3 to Stream on Netflix With Bonus Content

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 2, 2014 @ 10:31 AM
The wait in between 'Sherlock' seasons has always felt exceptionally cruel, what with the ever-expanding careers of series stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, but Netflix subscribers at least have some good news. Not only has the entire third season been made exclusively available on the streaming service, but multiple bonus featurettes have been sleuthed up to join the new episodes as well.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Sadly "Won't Happen" for Benedict Cumberbatch

by Nick Romano April 14, 2014 @ 8:34 AM
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For a while now, we've been crossing our fingers and hoping Benedict Cumberbatch would soon be announced with a role in the forthcoming 'Star Wars: Episode 7'-led trilogy. Early reports placed him as a frontrunner and stated that he (along with pretty much everyone else in Hollywood) had met with his 'Star Trek Into Darkness' director J.J. Abrams. However, when all is said and done, it looks like this ship has sailed.

'Sherlock' Season 4 Eyed for 2016, Plus Moriarty's Return and More Female Characters

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 5, 2014 @ 5:45 PM
The ever-growing popularity of the BBC's Benedict Cumberbatch-Martin Freeman starring 'Sherlock' all but assures that the modernized detective drama will return for a fourth season, its shocking season 3 cliffhanger not withstanding, but the similarly growing popularity of its leads makes scheduling especially difficult. Now, a new report suggests we may see the fourth series trilogy in 2016, with a few well-earned changes to the storytelling.

The Best Oscar Moments You May Have Missed: Jennifer Lawrence Trips, Travolta Trips Up and More

by ScreenCrush Staff March 3, 2014 @ 6:59 AM
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The 2014 Oscars were loooong. In fact, we can't be entirely sure that they're not still going on somewhere. So, you can't be blamed if you took a pee break, got up to get some snacks and/or dozed off and missed something. It's OK, we got your back. In case you missed anything, we have a full list of all the Oscar winners, plus this quick handy wrap-up of all the other fun moments you may have missed.

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Play Detective on 'Sesame Street'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2014 @ 10:47 AM
We've seen 'Sesame Street' take on the likes of such TV-MA fare as 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Homeland,' but can it master deductions when it comes to 'Sherlock'? Okay, it isn't exactly the great detective, but Benedict Cumberbatch himself making deductions with 'Sesame Street' muppets is the next best thing!

'Sherlock' Season 3 Finale Shocker: [Spoiler]'s Surprise Return Explained

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 3, 2014 @ 12:48 PM
Whether you caught the full series of 'Sherlock' season 3 upon its U.K. airing weeks ago, or the PBS airing of finale installment "His Last Vow" last night, there can be no denying that the Benedict Cumberbatch-Martin Freeman drama left us on one of its most shocking cliffhangers to date. Apart from our collective "whuh-huh?" reactions, find out what series boss Steven Moffat had to say about the surprise character return, and what it means for 'Sherlock' season 4 (and 5)!

'Sherlock' Season 3 Finale Photos: Magnussen Threatens "His Last Vow"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 10, 2014 @ 12:21 PM
So soon already, 'Sherlock' season 3 will be at an end with this coming Sunday's finale installment "His Last Vow," pitting Sherlock Holmes and a newly-[spoiler!] John Watson up against the threat of Charles Augustus Magnussen (Lars Mikkelsen, brother to ‘Hannibal”s Mads), the "Napoleon of Blackmail." The full set of photos from the finale have arrived so what can we deduce about the latest cliffhanger closer for our beloved BBC series?