Benedict Cumberbatch also cast as Litvinenko (for HBO)

The show Londongrad will tell the story of the poisoned former KGB agent, which is also being tackled by itv. Variety have broken the news that Benedict Cumberbatch will star in Londongrad, a mini-series currently in development by HBO. Based on Alan Cowell’s book The Terminal Spy, the show will tell the story of Alexander … >

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39 Steps Series Benedict Cumberbatch

39 Steps series to star Benedict Cumberbatch who also execs

Deadline (and others) has reported Benedict Cumberbatch will star in a new limited series based on John Buchan’s The 39 Steps Since John Buchan’s novel was published in 1915, it has been widely adapted, including a classic movie in 1955 by Alfred Hitchcock. It’s been in numerous films (including a BBC version in 2008 starring Rupert … >

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Brexit: first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings

Channel 4 is making a one-off political thriller about the Brexit vote, with Benedict Cumberbatch playing a starring role. The Sherlock, Doctor Strange and Patrick Melrose actor will play a real-life political strategist, Dominic Cummings, who was Director of the Vote League campaign. Today, we have a first-look image to share of Cumberbatch as Cummings… And here’s a snap … >

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Benedict Cumberbatch calls for equal pay in the entertainment industry

Benedict Cumberbatch is calling for equal pay in the entertainment industry, encouraging studios and production companies to be more vigilant in ensuring that men and women are paid the same. Cumberbatch’s comments come at a time when such high profile content producers as the BBC and Netflix have been caught up in scandals relating to unbalanced … >

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