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Benedict Cumberbatch Says U.S. Offers Black Actors More Opportunities | Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch Says U.S. Offers Black Actors More Opportunities

Originally posted 01/26/2015 02:45PM

Though the Screen Actors Guild awards made history Sunday by bestowing the two major TV acting honors to women of color for the first time since the Guild began its ceremony, the 2015 awards show season has been criticized for inadequately recognizing people of color.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals His Secret to Memorizing Lines for Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals His Secret to Memorizing Lines for Sherlock

Originally posted 01/23/2015 01:00PM

The 'Batch is back!

Benedict Cumberbatch, once the Internet's boyfriend and now an Oscar-nominated global sensation, has returned to the role that initially broke his career – the charming, asexual, modern day Sherlock Holmes.

In between attending awards shows in Hollywood for his role in The Imitation Game, the newly engaged actor has been seen filming in London with costar Martin Freeman for a one-off Sherlock special set to air later this year.

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SAG-o-Metrics: Predicting the Acting Oscars Based on SAG Nominations (Infographic)

SAG-o-Metrics: Predicting the Acting Oscars Based on SAG Nominations (Infographic)

Originally posted 01/23/2015 08:40AM

One of the great things about awards season is that it provides a rich field for statistic analysis. Attentive viewers can use the Golden Globes (the first major awards show of the season) and SAG Awards (the second) as a sort of predictive measure for the major acting awards at the Oscars.

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See Benedict Cumberbatch Rock a Victorian Cape

See Benedict Cumberbatch Rock a Victorian Cape

Originally posted 01/22/2015 07:10PM

Here's a test for all you Cumberbitches: Do you prefer your Benedict modern or decked out in a Victorian cape?

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Benedict Cumberbatch Leggings Exist, You Should Wear Them to Your Oscars Viewing Party

Benedict Cumberbatch Leggings Exist, You Should Wear Them to Your Oscars Viewing Party

Originally posted 01/21/2015 06:15PM

Now you can buy an outfit that's completely covered in photos on the actor's face

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Tries Out New Names

Originally posted 01/20/2015 12:55PM

Don't judge Benedict Cumberbatch by his cover.

There's no doubt Cumberbatch is a talented and captivating man. But behind all those award show nominations lies a performer that simply has one of the most alluring names in the business. It moves through the mouth like crisp iced tea on a steamy summer's day.

So, what would happen if this majestic person was stripped of his equally splendid title? Jimmy Kimmel Live! decided to find out on Tuesday's show with the sketch "Benedict Cumberbatch Tries New Names."

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Get to Know 6 Couples You're Likely to See on the Oscars Red Carpet

Get to Know 6 Couples You're Likely to See on the Oscars Red Carpet

Originally posted 01/15/2015 04:45PM

When stars walks down the red carpet at the Oscars, everyone tends to notice who is on their arms.

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Oscars Nominees 2015: See Who Got Their Start on TV | Emma Stone

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Oscars Nominees 2015: See Who Got Their Start on TV

Originally posted 01/15/2015 01:35PM

Thursday's Oscar nominations consisted almost exclusively of familiar faces from the film world. Before several of these actors broke out on the big screen, though, they found their way into the spotlight on television.

Among these class acts is a comic actress–turned–serious dramatist who's actually a reality veteran, a sharp-tongued supporting actor whose first recurring gig was on an NSFW HBO series and a threepeat nominee who learned his craft from asking other Oscar go-to guys for their advice – over and over again.

Check out these Academy Award nominees:

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Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch and Others React to Oscar Nods

Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch and Others React to Oscar Nods

Originally posted 01/15/2015 11:35AM

Benedict Cumberbatch turned to cricket – and why not? – to express his excitement about receiving a Best Actor Oscar nomination on Thursday.

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Ellen DeGeneres Teases Benedict Cumberbatch About That Golden Globes Photobomb

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Ellen DeGeneres Teases Benedict Cumberbatch About That Golden Globes Photobomb

Originally posted 01/14/2015 12:30PM

Call him the "Cumberbomber."

While Benedict Cumberbatch's fans have their own moniker, the elegant yet hunky English actor's record for the televised photobombing stands as reason to reconsider his own nickname.

"You're like an awards show professional … you're photobombing everybody in sight now," Ellen DeGeneres teased The Imitation Game star and expectant dad, 38, when he made his first appearance on her show Wednesday.

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