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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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Cumberbatch vs. Hiddleston: Who's The Hotter Brit? (DUELLING VIDEOS)

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Tom Hiddleston and  Benedict Cumberbatch. Say it loud and there’s music playing. Say it soft and it’s almost like praying. Just mentioning these two actors’ names can cause a smi ...
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3 days ago

Rumor: Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Farrell and Keanu Reeves Frontrunners for DOCTOR STRANGE?

Oct 17 2014 9:38pm CDT | Source: Collider

We’ve already got Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, Oscar Isaac, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ethan Hawke in the mix for Doctor Strange.  Why not add another name to the ever-growing list? Not only is it being reported that Colin Farrell is in consideration for the title role, but that Benedict Cumberbatch is back in the race as well.  Hit the jump for more on who’s supposedly in and out.  Doctor ...
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3 days ago

Colin Farrell Now in the Mix for ‘Doctor Strange,’ Tom Hardy Wanted for ‘X-Men Apocalypse’

Oct 17 2014 6:45pm CDT | Source: slash film

We’re back here again. It’s been a week full of rumors, as talk swirls about who will be in WB’s next DC movie, Suicide Squad, and whether or not Jena Malone is in Batman v Superman. (As it turns out, she is.) On the Marvel side the talk has all been about Doctor Strange. While we once thought Joaquin Phoenix might sign to star in the picture, he moved on. Other names have been floated, and now a new one is in the mix: Colin Farrell. How could Farrell be Str ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Says He'd Fight Anti-Gay Radicals "to the Death"

Oct 14 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: eonline

As if we needed another reason to swoon over Benedict Cumberbatch... While discussing his upcoming film The Imitation Game—where the British actor plays gay mathematician Alan... ...
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The Gospel According to Benedict (Aaron Hicklin/Out Magazine)

Oct 14 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Aaron Hicklin / Out Magazine: The Gospel According to Benedict  —  Poised to make Alan Turing his own, Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is no stranger to sexual politics and bullying.  And he'll take on all comers.  —  The hottest ticket in London next summer is not One Direction, Miley Cyrus, or Beyoncé. ...
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Werner Herzog Voices a Documentary Filmmaker in ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Clip

Oct 13 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: slash film

Werner Herzog wants to teach you about penguins. We had no idea that the filmmaker with one of the world’s best voices had lent his talents to the DreamWorks Animation spin-off The Penguins of Madagascar. And yet here he is, as the voice of a documentarian leading a crew shooting footage of penguins in their natural habitat. Herzog’s presence in a kids film turns out to be just as great as you’d hope. As March of the Penguins parodies go, the only way this could be any better is ...
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New Penguins Of Madagascar Clip Online

Oct 13 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Penguins: OriginsSo far what we’ve seen from Madagascar spin-off Penguins Of Madagascar has focused on how they are now – the well-drilled but still shambolic elite military force that somehow always manages to succeed despite half-arsed plans. A new clip from the film explores the birth of the team (and in the case of Private, his literal, gooey birth)…After proving their popularity in the Madagascar trilog ...
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1 week ago

New THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR Clip Shows How the Gang Got Together

Oct 13 2014 9:23am CDT | Source: Collider

DreamWorks Animation has released a new The Penguins of Madagascar clip that takes us through the beginning of the movie.  Directed by Eric Darnell (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and Simon J. Smith (Bee Movie), the film finds the scene-stealing penguins leading a film of their own as they’re joined by a wolf named Classified (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch), who leads a covert team of protective a ...
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1 week ago

New BIG HERO 6 Poster Gets Colorful; Plus New Posters for THE HOBBIT, THE IMITATION GAME, and PADDINGTON

Oct 8 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: Collider

New posters for some of the year’s most anticipated films have landed online.  Briefly: Big Hero 6 – A new Big Hero 6 poster has been unveiled in anticipation of New York Comic-Con, which gets underway this weekend.  The Disney Animation film is the first adaptation of a Marvel comic for the studio and opens in theaters on November 7th. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Hot on the heels of Bilbo and Gandalf one-sheets, the ...
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1 week ago

Penguins of Madagascar Clip: Penguins vs. Vending Machine

Oct 8 2014 3:16pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We could not be more thrilled that DreamWorks Animation has selected a clip from their latest, Penguins of Madagascar, that was among the ones we saw when we witnessed the first 30 minutes of the movie (what we learned from those hilarious moments is below in the slideshow!). The clip features our favorite penguin quartet doing their best to battle a vending machine. Sure, they broke into Fort Knox and that is a huge feather in their international adventu ...
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