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Director Bryan Singer Recasts 'The Usual Suspects' For 2013

by Mike Sampson October 28, 2013 @ 2:32 PM
Universal Pictures/The Weinstein Co/Sony Pictures Classics
Almost 20 years ago, 'The Usual Suspects' hit theaters and stunned audiences, turning Kevin Spacey into an Oscar-winning actor and Bryan Singer into an A-list director. But, what if he had to do it all over again?
Responding to a fan's question on Twitter, Singer revealed that if he had to cast a 'Usual Suspects' remake in 2013, this is who he'd want for the iconic roles.

'Sherlock' Season 3 Reveals First Photo, January U.S. Premiere Date

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 23, 2013 @ 11:50 AM
The game is back on! After a nearly two-year wait, tempered by the show's first official turn at Comic-Con 2013, 'Sherlock' will return Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman to their iconic roles as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in early 2014. The UK thriller series has given out its first official photo for the seasion, surprisingly announcing its U.S. PBS premiere before the BBC debut, so when can fans finally unearth the 'Sherlock' season 3 mystery?

The Many Faces of Benedict Cumberbatch for 'The Hobbit 2' Motion Capture

by Nick Romano October 22, 2013 @ 10:17 AM
Warner Bros.
We got our first real taste of Benedict Cumberbatch voicing the dragon Smaug in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' trailers, but the star also used motion-capture technology to help bring the creature to life, which yielded some intense facial acting. 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Extended Edition, to be released on Blu-ray and UltraViolet this November 5, includes footage of Cumberbatch in action, and we've got a preview for you.

'Sherlock' Season 4: Have Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Already Signed On?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 15, 2013 @ 1:56 PM
'Sherlock' fans continue to salivate in anticipation over the forthcoming third season, which has yet to set an actual premiere date, though most sensible admirers of the modern update on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character would be given to understand series stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman's increasing demand. A fourth season of the popular series has continually provided a source of question, but have Cumberbatch and Martin officially signed on for 'Sherlock' season 4?

'The Hobbit 2' TV Spots: Don't Step Into the Light!

by Nick Romano October 7, 2013 @ 3:53 PM
Warner Bros.
Is there a better voice for the evil dragon Smaug in 'The Hobbit 2' than Benedict Cumberbatch (aka the 'Star Trek Into Darkness' baddie)? If you couldn't get enough of his milky voice in the latest trailer, Warner Bros. has featured him again in two new TV spots.

'Sherlock' Season 3 Photos: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Back on the Case!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 19, 2013 @ 2:46 PM
Though spoilers on 'Sherlock' season 3 remain under lock and key just about as tightly as news of Benedict Cumberbatch and 'Star Wars,' the BBC offered up a new treat for the third season. Four new photos from production see series stars Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman back in action as Sherlock and Watson (sans mustache), so take a look at the hotly anticipated new season right here!

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumor Patrol: Saoirse Ronan Might Be a Sith and Benedict Cumberbatch is Not Out

by Damon Houx September 18, 2013 @ 10:37 PM
BBC/Open Road Films
Though we're still months away from production, rumors about who's in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' are likely to persist until the movie screens for audiences. The latest round of rumoring is that Saoirse Ronan is up for a role, and that -- contrary to the denials -- Benedict Cumberbatch is very much in the new trilogy.

'12 Years a Slave' Review

by Jordan Hoffman September 10, 2013 @ 4:12 PM
Fox Searchlight
It would be a lot easier if you could say, "it's just a movie." The sickening thing, the thing that may make it difficult to convince you to buy a ticket, is the opening card that reads, "based on a true story." But facing the cruelty of America's original sin is what '12 Years a Slave' is all about. That's what Solomon Northup did.

Tom Hiddleston Replaces Benedict Cumberbatch in Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'

by Nick Romano September 6, 2013 @ 1:28 PM
Getty Images
What happens when Guillermo del Toro loses one of the most in-demand stars for his upcoming haunted house thriller? He replaces him with Loki himself. 'Thor' and 'Thor 2' fan-favorite Tom Hiddleston has been announced to replace Benedict Cumberbatch in a lead role for 'Crimson Peak.'

'The Fifth Estate' Featurette: Benedict Cumberbatch Warns That "They're Afraid of You"

by Damon Houx September 5, 2013 @ 7:23 PM
It's tricky business selling audiences movies "ripped from the headlines," but after last year's 'Zero Dark Thirty' it's obvious there's an audience for a good procedural. With ',' brings to the big screen the story of Julian Assange () as a techno-thriller, and as this featurette points out, it's a complicated story.