All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sherlock’

Martin Freeman: Sherlock Fans Make Shooting the Series Hard

Martin Freeman recently talked with The Independent about the loads of success he is having lately with the Hobbit movies, as well as his past role in the hit FX series Fargo. Right now, Martin Freeman and fellow Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch are busy shooting the next series of Sherlock for the BBC. But Martin Freeman says that the popularity …

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David Ryall, Actor Who Played Elphias Doge in ‘Harry Potter,’ Dies on Christmas Day

David Ryall, the British veteran actor best known as Elphias Doge in Harry Potter, died on Christmas Day. He was 79. The news of his death was tweeted by Sherlock writer and actor Mark Gatiss on Saturday and was confirmed by his daughter, actress Charlie Ryall, also on Twitter. In Britain, he is known for far more than his stint …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Sets Theater Sales Record

I’ll admit it. I’m a Cumberbitch. Everything Benedict Cumberbatch touches these days seems to turn to pure gold; the man can seemingly do no wrong. Like every other Cumberbitch, I was terribly excited when I heard that the Christmas special of Sherlock will be a full, feature-length episode, even though said episode is not going to air until Christmas 2015. …

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Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in ‘Hamlet’ and Coloring Book

You’ve seen him in Sherlock, you’ve seen him in 12 Years a Slave, and now you’ll see him in Hamlet. Yes, Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor with perhaps the best name ever, will play the role of Hamlet for 12 weeks this summer. Cumberbatch will star in the Shakespearian drama at the Barbican theatre in London. This will mark the actor’s …

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Benedict Cumberbatch: Parents as Co-Workers

Benedict Cumberbatch has a unique role in the BBC’s hit TV show Sherlock. In addition to his take on the savvy sleuth, his actual parents play his character’s parents on the show. And while that may sound a bit difficult to most, it’s not the first time Cumberbatch has engaged in this type of scenario with his mother and father. …

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Sherlock Holmes Is Now Officially Public Domain

After many years of being a beloved book series, and recently being turned into popular films, the character of Sherlock Holmes is officially public domain. This allows authors from the United States to re-imagine the classic tales of the beloved British detective. Before now, Sherlock Holmes has been adapted into films as well as popular television shows such as Sherlock …

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Comic-Con: Cumberbatch Explains How Sherlock Survived

Though Sherlock stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch did not make it to the U.S. for San Diego Comic-Con this year, their presence was still highly felt during the Sherlock panel this week. While Sherlock (and Doctor Who) writer Steven Moffat and producers fielded questions from the audience in person, Freeman and Cumberbatch addressed the crowd through video. Freeman’s short …

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