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Benedict Cumberbatch

  1. Cumberbaby Announced: A Cumberbatch For a New Generation

    Another human to be in all the things.

    Back in November, Benedict Cumberbatch announced his engagement to Sophie Hunter like a proper gentleman. Now, the two have revealed they're having a baby. A Cumberbaby, of course, who will go on to rule the next generation of geek entertainment. It has been decreed.

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  2. Sherlock Does Some Special Filming, Still Appears to Be In a Special Time

    Puns rule everything around me.

    Sherlock might not be back until next Christmas, but that's only... 358 days from now! And in the meantime, fans have stuff like this tweet from Mark Gatiss of an... improved clapboard used as the show's production engaged in some "special filming" this week. You might remember that a teaser picture released in November gave us an indication that the special might not be set in the modern day? And that Martin Freeman would have an incredible mustache.

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  3. Benedict Cumberbatch Says Doctor Strange Isn’t a Risk Because Marvel

    Also likely Marvel thinks it's not a risk because Cumberbatch.

    "What? You mean there's no reason fairly obscure comic books can't work on film as long as they're handled properly? Poppycock!"

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  4. Apparently Benedict Cumberbatch Is Related To Richard III, Probably Everyone Else In the UK As Well

    He is infinite (and so posh)

    So you know how Tumblr prince/omnipresent man Benedict Cumberbatch is playing King Richard III in The Hollow Crown? Well according to one genealogist, Cumberbatch's connections to the King of yore extend beyond the connection an actor has to their character: Cumberbatch is literally related to King Richard III.

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  5. Benedict Cumberbatch Signed a Genderswapped Smaug Cosplayer’s Tongue at The Hobbit Premiere

    I had a dream like that once.

    When Redditor Kialna cosplayed as Smaug for this year's AnimeCon, she had no idea that Benedict the Golden himself would one day bless her headpiece. Truly, life is a strange and beautiful adventure.

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  6. Princess Benedict Sparklefists and More: The Mary Sue’s Favorite Photoshops of 2014

    Whoops, our hands slipped.

    Here at The Mary Sue, we try to report on all the news that's fit to geek out about in comics, gaming, pop culture, science, and more. But c'mooon. Let's not kid ourselves here. You all tune in because you want to see our ridiculous photoshop skills, right? Screw having nuanced, critically-minded opinions when we can just throw a picture of '90s Dwayne Johnson wherever we want and call it a day, right? Yeah, you get us.

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  7. Doctor Strange Director Tweets Mysterious New Look at Cumberstrange

    Benedicting down the house!

    Earlier today Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson tweeted an image of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange along with some thematically appropriate Talking Heads lyrics, and although the pic in question might be fanart, it still offers some insight into Derrickson's vision for the film.

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  8. Now That Cumberbatch is Doctor Strange, Neil Gaiman Puts Forth Tom Hiddleston to Play Sandman’s Morpheus

    You should know, there is a significant lack of Tom Hiddleston/Morpheus fan art out there. Get to work, nerds!

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  9. Smaug Announces Endorsement for Rand Paul 2016 In Exclusive Colbert Report Interview

    Never laugh at a live dragon, mothaf***a.

    Among other things, Smaug also believes that his negative portrayal in the media is due to a liberal Hollywood bias, calls out the dragon triplets from Game of Thrones, invokes the Stand Your Ground law while defending his attempted murder of Bilbo Baggins, corrects Colbert's pronunciation of his name, and calls Benedict Cumberbatch a hack. What a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm.

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  10. Benedict Cumberbatch is Officially Doctor Strange, Says Marvel

    Welp.

    It's not a rumor from Deadline this time. There's a press release and everything. It's happening.

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