The 'Sherlock' actor is expected to be signed up for the next instalment of the 007 franchise, which will see him star alongside current Bond, Daniel Craig.
A source told the Daily Express newspaper: "Benedict is considered perfect Bond villain material. Work on the next film will begin next year and the plan is for Benedict to be on board.
He grew up watching Bond, so it would be a childhood ambition fulfilled. Playing a Bond villain is one of the plum roles in film history and he'd jump at the chance." The 23rd Bond movie, 'Skyfall', is released next month while the next film - the one that will star Benedict - is due out in 2014.
While Daniel is the only star confirmed for the 24th movie, it emerged last week that Ralph Fiennes, There is also plans for another Bond film in 2016.
Benedict was recently cast as a baddie in the next 'Star Trek' film and as the dragon Smaug in the forthcoming trilogy of 'Hobbit' films, which also sees his 'Sherlock' co-star Martin Freeman in the lead role of Bilbo Baggins.
Tickets for Benedict Cumberbatch’s starring turn as Hamlet went on sale today. And there’s already controversy!! Because it’s Cumby. Benedict will star in yet another stage production of Hamlet next year. Literally, we are a year and four days away from his stage turn. The production begins August 5th, 2015. Opening night is August 25, then the run will end on October 31. But none of that matters bec ... Source: Celebitchy.com
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Stop all the clocks. Stop the presses. Stop...heck, stop everything.Simon Pegg might actually be in Star Wars Episode VII.And, just to be clear, we don't mean 'Simon Pegg jokingly tweeted a picture of Harrison Ford's parking spot' kind of actually in Star Wars:
Damn it! Some bastard stole my parking space! pic.twitter.com/PU0F1grYqL— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) May 14, 2014
This time, it could actually be for real. As in, for real, for real.And wouldn't you kno ... Source: movie pilot
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2 days ago, 10:48am CDT
We love Simon Pegg. We love Star Wars. We also loved Spaced, which sees Simon taking a torch to his Star Wars memorabilia because he hates George Lucas' prequel trilogy so much. The minute JJ Abrams was announced as the director of Star Wars: Episode VII, we prayed to the maker that Pegg hadn't burned his chances of appearing in it along with his Jar Jar plushie. But what's that in the distance? Cause for optimism? Help us, Benedict Cumberbatch; you're ... Source: Total Film
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2 days ago, 5:40am CDT
Simon Pegg won’t appear in Star Wars Episode VII, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be part of the film in some other way. In a recent interview, Pegg continued to say what he’s always said about the film. He’s a huge fan, he’s friends with writer director J.J. Abrams, he’s visited the set, but him appearing would take people out of the movie. So he continues to say he won’t be on screen in Episode VII. But he also won’t, and hasn’t, said that he’s not in the movie a ... Source: slash film
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3 days ago, 6:45pm CDT
During press rounds at Comic Con, actor Benedict Cumberbatch let slip a comment that didn't confirm but did seem to suggest that rumors of actor Simon Pegg making a small appearance in "Star Wars: Episode VII" are true.Speaking with Vulture, Pegg was asked about this and said he won't be seen on screen. He uses his wording very carefully though, in such a way that it now has ... Source: Latino ReviewFull article at: Latino Review3 days ago, 6:45pm CDT
During press rounds at Comic Con, actor Benedict Cumberbatch let slip a comment that didn't confirm but did seem to suggest that rumors of actor Simon Pegg making a small appearance in "Star Wars: Episode VII" are true.
Speaking with Vulture, Pegg was asked about this and said he won't be seen on screen. He uses his wording very carefully though, in such a way that it now has people thinking he'll have a voice role:
"Wel ... Source: dark horizons
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Why is Star Wars Episode VII upsetting Irish bird conservationists? Find out after the jump. Plus:
Dave Filoni talks Star Wars: Rebels and Star Wars: A New Dawn
Check out the cover of a new novel featuring Asajj Ventress
Hasbro unveils a bunch of new Star Wars toys and figures
Benedict Cumberbatch maybe hints at Simon Pegg casting
… but Simon Pegg himself isn’t saying anything either way
Mark Hamill discusses his “contractually obligated beard”
Dave Filoni has a lot to say about Star ... Source: slash film
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3 days ago, 2:30pm CDT
Benedict Cumberbatch wears a stylish cap as he arrives at Heathrow Airport on Monday evening (July 28) in London, England.
The 38-year-old actor attended 2014 Comic-Con, where he teased that his evil character Kahn could very well return for Star Trek 3.
“Maybe [Khan could come back]. He is in a freezer…we have all defrosted chicken in our day…Set the toaster to defrost and he will come out all bad and angry again ... Source: Just Jared
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3 days ago, 1:30pm CDT
Last week, we learned that Paula Deen was launching a new online subscription “network” that would feature live cooking shows with Paula, for the really hardcore butter fans who can’t get what they want from The Food Network & the Cooking Channel. Paula’s network costs $7.99 a month to join. Which, just FYI, is still a huge rip-off even if you’re a fan. But Paula’s online network seems almost quaint compared to the insanity that Sar ... Source: Celebitchy.com
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