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Benedict Cumberbatch, who starred in four Oscar-nominated movies this year, is set to return to the stage and play the title role of the Danish prince Hamlet in a revival of William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" in London.
The new production is scheduled to open at the Barbican Theatre in London and run for 12 weeks, from August 2015 to October 2015. Lyndsey Turner is the director. Tickets are not yet on sale and more information will be announced on the venue's website, which crashed on and off after the news was announced on Wednesday, March 26.
Benedict Cumberbatch takes on a Muppet version of his "Sherlock" character's arch nemesis in a new "Sesame Street" video.
The clip, titled "Benedict Cumberbatch and the Sign of Four (or is it Three?)," was posted on PBS' YouTube page on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The season 3 finale of "Sherlock," a popular BBC-produced mystery-comedy series, aired on the U.S. network two days earlier. Watch Benedict Cumberbatch's "Sesame Street" video below.
Benedict Cumberbatch lends his baritone voice to the dragon Smaug in the upcoming film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."
The "Sherlock" and "Fifth Estate" actor recently talked to OTRC.com about the "movie magic" behind his character and he also answered a few fan questions OTRC.com solicited from fans on Twitter. Check out videos from Cumberbatch's interview above.
Martin Freeman may not have gotten to act alongside "Sherlock" co-star Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," but he did keep the actor in his thoughts.
Check out 3 highlights from OTRC.com's interview with Martin Freeman and watch the full interview by clicking on the videos, above.
Jimmy Kimmel put Benedict Cumberbatch's deep baritone voice to good use last night when the actor appeared on his late-night show to promote "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."
Kimmel had the 37-year-old British actor recite the lyrics to the new R. Kelly song "Genius," which is off the singer's latest album. Video of Cumberbatch's performance of the song, as well as his interview on the show can be viewed below (Warning: Video contains censored expletives and sexually implicit lyrics).
"Sherlock" fans in the United States can breathe a sigh of relief now that an official premiere date for season 3 of the show has been announced.
"Sherlock" will return on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 10 p.m. ET on Masterpiece on PBS, it was announced on Oct. 23. The show will air on PBS after the broadcast of another successful television import from across the pond, "Downton Abbey," which will air at 9 p.m. on Sundays starting on Jan 5.
Benedict Cumberbatch took part in an "AMA" ("Ask Me Anything") Q&A session with readers on the popular website Reddit on Friday, Oct. 11 to answer questions about himself and one of his latest projects, the upcoming film "The Fifth Estate."
The 37-year-old British actor, best known for his title role in the BBC dramedy series "Sherlock" and as the villain Khan in "Star Trek Into Darkness," plays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the new movie, which hits theaters on Oct. 18.
Watch a NEW trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," the second film in the "Lord of the Rings" prequel series," which features the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch.
The movie also stars his "Sherlock" co-star Martin Freeman, Evangeline Lily, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett and Richard Armitage.