‘Turn’ Star Owain Yeoman Talks Playing Benedict Arnold in Season 2 and His ‘Supergirl’ Action Figure Hopes

He’s not trying to make you think of Benedict Arnold as a hero, but The Mentalist alum Owain Yeoman does hope his portrayal of Arnold in Season 2 of AMC’s Revolutionary War spy drama Turn: Washington’s Spies will make you do a deeper dive on just what drove the man synonymous with backstabbery to turn his … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in film adaptation of Thomas Savage book

“Although the facts are not widely known, Thomas Savage, though he married and had children, was himself a closeted gay man who carried on a long adulterous gay affair that he kept secret from his family. In fact, Savage and his male lover were even ‘married’ in a ‘commitment ceremony’ performed in Massachusetts.” (Montana Standard, … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch’s toxic cowboy spurs ‘The Power of the Dog’ toward awards season

Analysis by Lisa Respers France, CNN If you think the holidays come quickly, awards season has also entered the chat. That’s right — it’s time to start guessing who and what projects will be nominated for various oddly named trophies. You are barking up the right tree if the first film in our viewing recommendations … Read more

‘Turn’: Owain Yeoman on Playing Washington’s Judas, Benedict Arnold (Video)

We’ve all just walked through the Passion narrative between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, and part of that is Jesus’ betrayal by Judas Iscariot, one of the 12. You can argue his reasons — love of Rome, hatred of Rome, self-hatred, greed, desire for revolution, whatever — but what we do know is he took … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch addresses MCU future after Doctor Strange 2

Benedict Cumberbatch has addressed his future as Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Oscar-nominee has a pretty busy Marvel schedule in the next few months, with appearances in Spider-Man: No Way Home and his second standalone Doctor Strange outing in the spring. Beyond that the picture remains somewhat unclear, though it seems that … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Nose Almost Cost Him His Starring Role as Sherlock Holmes

Benedict Cumberbatch was introduced to a wider audience by starring in the BBC series Sherlock. During its run, the show was a modest success and drew even more attention to Cumberbatch and his talent. Although many can’t imagine anyone else as the character now, the Avengers actor nearly didn’t get the part because of his … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch on Power of the Dog and How Film Rewards Repeat Viewing

One of the best films I’ve seen this year is writer-director Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog. Loaded with fantastic performances (especially Benedict Cumberbatch), an amazing score by Jonny Greenwood, beautiful cinematography by Ari Wegner, and brilliantly helmed by Campion, I can’t recommend this film enough – especially if you like slow-burn stories. If … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch didn’t bathe, wash clothes for ‘Power of the Dog’

Benedict Cumberbatch smells like a winner.  The British actor has been showered with praise for his performance as a brutish cowboy in “The Power of the Dog,” with most Oscar pundits predicting he’ll earn his second nomination for best actor (after 2014’s “The Imitation Game”).  But when he first arrived on the New Zealand set of … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch’s three favourite films of all time

Celebrated as one of the finest actors of modern cinema, Benedict Cumberbatch has been a presence in the industry since the early noughties, though you’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Starring in the likes of Starter for 10, Atonement and Four Lions, it wasn’t until the release of the internationally beloved TV series Sherlock that … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch Has ‘Second Album Fear’ for ‘Multiverse of Madness’

Fans wanted Doctor Strange to pop up in Marvel’s WandaVision, and many are ecstatic that the Sorcerer Supreme appears in Spider-Man: No Way Home for a multiverse adventure. Ever since Benedict Cumberbatch first brought the character to life, people want to see more Dr. Stephen Strange in his own story. With Phase 4 rolling out … Read more