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    Watch: Teaser for HBO's Period Miniseries 'Parade's End,' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Written by Tom Stoppard

    Featuring "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall and adapted by Tom Stoppard from a tetralogy of 1920s novels by Ford Madox Ford, HBO/BBC/VRT miniseries "Parade's End" exudes prestige.

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    J.J. Abrams Drops Hints About The Ending Of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'; Over A Dozen New Photos Revealed

    "Star Trek Into Darkness" doesn't hit theaters until next spring and Paramount has only just begun revealing imagery and trailers from the movie, but director J.J. Abrams is already starting to drop hints about the film's ending and the villain John Harrison as played by Bened...

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    'Downton Abbey' Star Dan Stevens Joins That WikiLeaks Movie Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

    With the participation of "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens for the fourth season of the hit show currently up in the air, he's busy getting ready to make his Hollywood debut in a film that is bringing together an impressive amount of talent, to tell the tale of one of the world's m...

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    'Anna Karenina' Star Alicia Vikander Joins Bill Condon's WikiLeaks Movie With Benedict Cumberbatch

    As we put together our list of Breakout Performances Of 2012, Alicia Vikander was someone who turned heads around The Playlist office. The actress put in two great turns this year, first as Caroline, who becomes embroiled in an illicit romance in "A Royal Affair." She next appeared as Kitt...

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    Is Benedict Cumberbatch Pulling A Marion Cotillard? Says He's Not Khan In 'Star Trek Into Darkness' But Terrorist John Harrison

    With a nine-minute prologue playing in front of IMAX 3D showings of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" starting tonight -- and a full length trailer playing in front of non-IMAX prints -- we're getting our first real glimpse at Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous role in "Star ...

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    New Image From 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Proves That Glass Prisons Are So Hot Right Now

    There's a hot new trend sweeping the land, and it looks like whoever provides glass prisons for movie hero villains is making a mean buck. After Silva was put in a transparent tube thingy in "Skyfall," and Loki in a similarly see-through contraption in "The Avengers" (and bot...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch Overlooks Ruined London In First Poster For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    We remain continually impressed by the extent to which J.J. Abrams is able to keep things under wraps on his major movies; less than six months to release, and all we know about his "Star Trek" sequel is that it's got a title -- "Star Trek Into Darkness," a vague logline, and the internet's boyfrien...

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    James McAvoy Out, Daniel Bruhl In For WikiLeaks Movie With Benedict Cumberbatch

    It looks like we'll have to keep waiting for the reunion between "Atonement" and "Starter For 10" stars Benedict Cumberbatch and James McAvoy. While it was just a few weeks ago that it was reported the pair would team for the Bill Condon-directed WikiLeaks movie, it looks like McAvoy has moved on.

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    Marisa Tomei Falls For Hugh Grant's Next Rom Com; Laura Linney Looks Up WikiLeaks With Benedict Cumberbatch

    Hugh Grant may have branched out for the first time in who-knows-how-long for “Cloud Atlas,” but don’t think for one minute that he's done with his main revenue stream – rom-coms. Grant is attached to star in an as yet to be titled rom-com about a witty, sexy Englishman (...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed To Play Julian Assange, James McAvoy Joins Him

    Even though Julian Assange has gone from notorious hacker to exiled cause celebre (hell, Lady Gaga of all people paid him a visit at the Ecuadorean embassy in London), his saga remains fascinating and important. Which means Hollywood has come calling. And while there are a handful of competing featu...

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