Sherlock Returns this Christmas

It’s been almost two years since the last new episode of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock aired. The wait has been long, but is nearly over, and to prove it, here is the first trailer for the upcoming Sherlock Christmas special.   Unconnected to the series, which is set in modern London, this special is set in the classic Holmes period (the late 19th Century) but it does feature the 21st cast, including stars Benedict Cumberbatch(Shelock), and Martin Freeman (Watson) along with Amanda Abbington (Mary Watson), Rupert Graves (Inspector Lastrade), and Una Stubbs (Mrs. Hudson). The special airs this holiday … Continue reading

Sherlock Special Set in 19th Century

So it’s been over a year since we last saw the good fellows of 221B Baker Street, Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) together, in The Last Vow.  Fans have waited patiently to return to the story of Holmes, his best friend, and his best friend’s wife  (played by Freeman’s longtime partner, Amanda Abbington) but series 4 is still a ways off.  But there will be a Sherlock holiday special this year to look forward to. But if you were expecting things to pick up where they left off, you will be a bit disappointed.   It seems … Continue reading

Will Benedict Cumberbatch be Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme?

  Deadline has reported that Marvel wants Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch for the role the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange in their cinematic universe. That doesn’t mean that the Star Trek Into Darkness actor will be playing the part, though.  The Hollywood news site’s sources only said that Marvel wants him, and that negotiations will begin between the studio and the actor soon.   While Cumberbatch would be a fine choice to play the one time surgeon turned magical super-hero, the question of his availability comes to mind.  The actor already has three films, The Yellow Bird, Jungle Book: Origins and Flying Horse, scheduled … Continue reading

Is WB After Benedict Cumberbatch For a DC Movie Role?

  Casting rumors are a dime a dozen in this day and age, so take from this what you will, but word is circulating that Benedict Cumberbatch, BBC’s Sherlock, is being eyed for a part in an upcoming DC Comics movie, possibly in the already filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, maybe Justice League. The velvet voiced actor is in high demand, coming of his recent Emmy win, especially for voice work, besides his role as Smaug in The Hobbit movies, he is also voicing a part in the Penguins of Madagascar and Shere Khan, in the Jungle Book … Continue reading

Sherlock Wins Big at the Emmys

  BBC hit series Sherlock brought home Seven Emmy Awards between this evening’s 66th Annual Prime Time Emmys, and the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which were given out on Saturday August 16th.  More than any other program this year.  The series ran on PBS, making it eligible.     This is the first year the show had won one of the coveted golden statues, despite having been nominated every year it has been eligible.   Since 2011, the show had received 14 Prime Time Emmys nominations, and 15 Creative Arts Emmys nominations, include 5 Prime Time nominations, and  7 Creative Awards nominations … Continue reading