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Benedict Cumberbatch hates English villain stereotype

Benedict Cumberbatch hates English villain stereotype

Feb 4 2013, 5:34am CST | by

Benedict Cumberbatch doesn't want to be stereotyped as an English villain. The 36-year-old actor was concerned about being perceived as another well-spoken, British bad guy when he took on the role...

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Benedict Cumberbatch hates English villain stereotype

Feb 4 2013, 5:34am CST | by

Benedict Cumberbatch doesn't want to be stereotyped as an English villain.

The 36-year-old actor was concerned about being perceived as another well-spoken, British bad guy when he took on the role villain John Harrison in J.J. Abrams' upcoming sci-fi sequel 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.

He told The Sun newspaper: "I am very aware of the English tradition of an actor being from a different culture coming over and they are being like, 'God, this guy does theatre and c**p. We'd better give him the bad guy role and a cape and just make him be really horrible.' "

The 'Sherlock' star also admitted he couldn't identify with the franchise's loyal group of fans - known as 'Trekkies' - because he has never been obsessed with anything.

Although he was aware of the TV series and films, Benedict admits 'Star Trek' didn't mean a "huge deal" to him growing up.

He confessed: "I watched it and knew of it and I've seen pretty much every generation of it and I've seen some of the films, but I have never been an obsessed fan.

"I've never had that longing to be in the club, even a soccer club actually. I guess it's something to do with being an only child. I was very gregarious, but, I think, never obsessed with anything. I just sort of bought the T-shirt."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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2014 Toronto International Film Festival Winners: The Imitation Game Takes People’s Choice

Sep 14 2014 1:25pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

The Weinstein Company’s big Oscar push The Imitation Game from Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley has won the People Choice at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, as many expected and predicted. The film made the biggest splash at the fest and is setting the cement for its strong awards season ahead. In the last six years, every winner of this award has gone onto an Oscar nomination for Bes ...
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Toronto: ‘Imitation Game’ Wins Festival’s People’s Choice Award

Sep 14 2014 12:39pm CDT | Source: Variety

Director Morten Tyldum’s “The Imitation Game ” (TWC) has won the Grolsch People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The pic, which also screened at Telluride, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing, who led the Enigma code-breaking operation during World War II. “What We Do... Re ...
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5 Things To Know About Sophie Hunter, Also Known As Benedict Cumberbatch’s New Girlfriend

Sep 14 2014 8:49am CDT | Source: Crushable

I am irrevocably and wholeheartedly apologetic for doing this to you first thing on a Sunday morning, fellow Cumberbitches (or Cumber Collective/Cumberbabes if you're feeling PC), but the mystery of the identity surrounding our beloved Benedict Cumberbatch's new girlfriend has been solved. More »5 Things To Know About Sophie Hunter, Also Known As Benedict Cumberbatch’s New Girlfriend is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movie ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘secret girlfriend’ revealed as 36-year-old Sophie Hunter

Sep 14 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

We’ve been hearing about Benedict Cumberbatch’s “secret girlfriend” for months now. The completely random reports began circulating back in April, and since then, Cumberbitches have been going overboard trying to keep track of all of the ladies who might have any kind of tenuous connection to him. Then, back in June, Masterpiece Theater boss Rebecca Eaton mentioned that Benedict totally does have a girlfriend and his obsessed fans need to move on. Around the same time as ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch giggle-snorts in a new ‘Sherlock’ blooper: adorable?

Sep 12 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Benedict Cumberbatch's VF portrait at #TIFF14. Enjoy http://t.co/SjBK7dayTg pic.twitter.com/UEgE5Ew7TU — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) September 10, 2014 Because today is Friday, I just kind of wanted to do a Benedict Cumberbatch post. Sorry for all of you who don’t care. I learned this week that I am obsessed not only with Benedict, but with his glasses too. Of course I’ve seen him with various glasses and sunglasses before. But I feel like he ...
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The Imitation Game: TIFF Review

Sep 12 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: Lainey Gossip

In the eyes of his "Cumberbitches" online, Benedict Cumberbatch is a hero. In The Imitation Game, he cracks the code of his hype and fandom, and finally gets to play one. How? It's elementary. As WWII codebreaker Alan Turing, Cumberbatch is a mathemat ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Fields The Most Awkward Question EVER At The Toronto International Film Festival! (Hint: It's About His 'Yumminess')

Sep 11 2014 5:47pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Oh my, poor Benedict Cumberbatch! Those fans sure can be crazy!  The Sherlock actor has been at the Toronto International Film Festival promoting his upcoming film The Imitation Game where he plays famed gay WWII codebreaker Alan Turing.  Well, during the panel with the director, Keira Knightly, and others in the cast, Benedict got asked QUITE the question by an overzealous fan.  The underlying question was what one aspect of ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Has a Giggle Fit & Can't Finish the Take for 'Sherlock' Gag Reel - Watch Now!

Sep 11 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Benedict Cumberbatch has a total giggle fit on the Sherlock set and it is making us love him even more! – Entertainment Weekly Katie Holmes did not move across the country to be with Jamie Foxx – Gossip Cop On Wednesdays, he wears pink! See pics of Jonathan Bennett here – Just Jared Jr Iggy Azalea claims her sex tape is a fake – Huffington Post Chris Evans‘ directorial debut gets a distribution deal – T ...
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Blubberbutt Cameltoe and Martin Freeman swearing up a storm in the new Sherlock outtake

Sep 11 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Fans of the well spoken, nicely presented, thoroughly respectable Benedict Cumberbatch may want to look away. This exclusive outtake from Sherlock shows he has a bit of a potty mouth.Although the blooper is bleeped, Cumberbatch is clearly riled up by trivia questions from his co-star Martin Freeman. When Benedict admits he has never heard of a particular actor, Freeman shoots back "I assumed you ...
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“Kanye West briefly checked into the hospital with a migraine” links

Sep 11 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

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