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Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'terrorist' in Star Trek

Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'terrorist' in Star Trek

Dec 14 2012, 12:08am CST | by

Benedict Cumberbatch will play a ''terrorist'' called John Harrison in 'Star Trek'. The 'War Horse' star has set the record straight about rumours he is portraying legendary villain Khan in J.J....

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Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'terrorist' in Star Trek

Dec 14 2012, 12:08am CST | by

Benedict Cumberbatch will play a ''terrorist'' called John Harrison in 'Star Trek'.

The 'War Horse' star has set the record straight about rumours he is portraying legendary villain Khan in J.J. Abrams' sequel to the 2009 sci-fi hit, insisting he will play a brand new anti-hero on a revenge mission that fans can't help but sympathise with.

He told Access Hollywood: ''I play John Harrison who's a terrorist and an extraordinary character in his own right. He's somebody who is not your two-dimensional cookie cutter villain. He's got an extraordinary purpose, and I hope that at one point or other in the film you might even sympathize with the reasons he's doing what he's doing - not necessarily the means and the destruction he causes.

''But it was a great ride, not just because he's the bad guy and the antagonist but also because he has a purpose and it's hard not to see his point of view at certain points.''

The British actor will cause havoc aboard Captain James T. Kirk's (Chris Pine) spaceship the Enterprise, causing tension in his already turbulent relationship with first officer Spock (Zachary Quinto).

Benedict teased: ''He has an interesting relationship with Kirk, and with Spock in a way. He very much plays them off against each other. There's an element of shadow to him and Kirk.''

 
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Dench Joins Cumberbatch In "Richard III"

Aug 21 2014 11:01am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Judi Dench is set to play Cecily, Duchess of York opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of The BBC's upcoming TV adaptation of Shakespeare's "Richard III". The telemovie will be part of the second series of "The Hollow Crown," following on from 2012's successful four telemovie adaptations of Shakespeare's historical plays. That series, starring the likes of Jeremy Irons, Tom Hiddleston and Ben Whisha ...
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Naomie Harris join Jungle Book: Origins

Aug 21 2014 1:02am CDT | Source: Total Film

Andy Serkis’s Jungle Book: Origins has just added a swathe of famous names to its vocal cast, following yesterday’s announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing Shere Khan. THR reports that Christian Bale will supply the voice of Bagheera the panther, while Cate Blanchett has signed on to play the hypnotic snake, Kaa. Meanwhile, Peter Mullan will voice Akela, leader of the wolf pack that raises Mowgli, with Naomie Harris and Eddie Marsan playing wolf couple Nish and Vih ...
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Andy Serkis' JUNGLE BOOK has scored Batman, Galadriel, Moneypenny, and Smaug for its cast!

Aug 20 2014 2:50pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Rohan Chand will star as Mowgli. Read the full article on AICN A day after Benedict Cumberbatch's casting announcement, and now I am not so sure that Andy Serkis' JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS is fighting the losing battle I had assumed.   Serkis has landed a massive voice cast, along with a great young talent for his Mowgli. We're talking Christian Bale as Bagheera, Cate Blanchett as Kaa, No ...
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett join Warner's 'Jungle Book: Origins'

Aug 20 2014 2:11pm CDT | Source: la times

Talk about a rumble in the jungle: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Benedict Cumberbatch are among the big-name actors to join the cast of Warner Bros.' "Jungle Book: Origins," setting up a star-studded showdown with Disney's rival Rudy ...
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Christian Bale Set For Jungle Book: Origins

Aug 20 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Naomie Harris, Cate Blanchett and more also aboardAndy Serkis’ jungle is becoming more crowded. Just yesterday, we reported that Benedict Cumberbatch had signed on to star in the actor’s directorial debut, a take on Rudyard Kipling’s famous tale called Jungle Book: Origins. There was a whole swathe of additional casting announcements today, with word that Christian Bale, Naomie Harris, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and R ...
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"Jungle Book: Origins" Full Cast Announced

Aug 20 2014 1:03pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

A day after it was revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch would play the villainous Shere Khan in the film, Warner Bros. Pictures has released a full list of the cast for the Andy Serkis' helmed adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book". Serkis, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Eddie Marsan, Tom Hollander and Peter Mullan are all set to join Cumberbatch and young "Ba ...
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Christian Bale, Naomie Harris and Cate Blanchett Join Warner Bros.' Star-Studded Jungle Book: Origins

Aug 20 2014 1:02pm CDT | Source: eonline

Benedict Cumberbatch isn't the only A-list addition to The Jungle Book: Origins. E! News has confirmed that Christian Bale, Naomie Harris and Cate Blanchett have each ...
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Jack Reynor Join ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ for Warner Bros.

Aug 20 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Variety

Christian Bale will voice Bagheera, Cate Blanchett will voice Kaa and “Transformers: Age of Extinction” star Jack Reynor will voice Brother Wolf in the Andy Serkis-helmed “Jungle Book: Origins” from Warner Bros. Benedict Cumberbatch is already set to voice Shere Khan in the adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic. Serkis will l ...
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, and More Join Andy Serkis’ JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS

Aug 20 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Collider

Director Jon Favreau is already in production on his nearly entirely CG-animated The Jungle Book for Disney, but Warner Bros. has now filled out the cast for its own adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling story.  Andy Serkis directs the terribly titled Jungle Book: Origins, and fresh off the news that Benedict Cumberbatch will be voicing Shere Khan, THR reports that Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, ...
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