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Doctor Strange Becomes Marvel's Biggest Solo Movie

'Doctor Strange' has become Marvel's biggest solo movie. The superhero film - which features Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role - has grossed $616 million worldwide, surpassing 2008 movie Iron Man's $585 million, to become...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Doctor Strange Got Me Fit For My Family

Benedict Cumberbatch used his role as 'Doctor Strange' to get in shape for his wife.The 40-year-old actor stars as the titular mystical superhero in the new Marvel movie and had to get in great shape...

Rachel Mcadams: 'Benedict Cumberbatch Is A Real Life Doctor Strange'

The two star alongside each other in Marvel's latest big screen adventure, with Benedict taking on the title role and Rachel playing his love interest, Christine Palmer. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen co-star.It's...

Tilda Swinton Praises Marvel Studios For Diverse Doctor Strange Film

Tilda Swinton has praised Marvel Studios for encouraging diversity by casting her in 'Doctor Strange'.The 55-year-old actress portrays The Ancient One in the superhero movie who is responsible for teaching injured surgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict...

Tilda Swinton: 'My Casting In Doctor Strange Is Promoting Diversity'

Officials at Marvel Studios came under fire when the Caucasian actress was first cast as Doctor Stephen Strange's mentor, a comic book character from Tibet. Swinton tried to clear up the controversy...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'Tough' Doctor Strange Shoot

Chiwetel Ejiofor has admitted that making 'Doctor Strange' was ''tough''. The 39-year-old actor stars as Baron Mordo in the Marvel movie, opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen and while he loved...

Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Join Mary Magdalene Film

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix have already signed on to play Mary and Jesus, respectively, in Garth Davis' film, described as an "authentic and humanistic portrait" of one of the most enigmatic and...

Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Stars Urging Britain To Stay In The Eu

More than 250 figures from the U.K.'s creative arts industries signed the appeal asking people to vote to remain in the 28 member political and economic union when Britain holds a referendum on...

Marvel Veteran Gave Notes On Doctor Strange Script

Produced by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney, Doctor Strange tells the story of Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a neurosurgeon who after a horrific car accident discovers a hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. The...

Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'I'm Striving For Bigger Things'

The British actor hit the big time after starring in Oscar-winning movie 12 Years a Slave and has since landed roles in films such as The Martian and Secret in Their Eyes. Despite having such...

Julia Roberts: 'Kids Prefer My Meatloaf To My Movies'

The 48-year-old actress is known for her incredibly varied movie career, with films such as Pretty Women, Erin Brockovich and August: Osage County under her belt. Julia and her cinematographer husband Danny Moder once tried...

Anthony Mackie: 'I Thought Director Lied About Kate Winslet's Part In Triple 9'

The stars are joined by an A-list ensemble cast, with Aaron Paul, Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck and Chiwetel Ejiofor also featuring. Director John Hillcoat helms the heist flick, about a gang of criminals hired by...

Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'Being Gay Is Harder Than Being Black In Hollywood'

The industry has been accused of a lack of diversity following the 2016 Academy Awards nominations, where no African-American actor or director was nominated for a top honour for the second year in a row,...

Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'Those Little Ketchup Bottles Are Hard To Open!'

The 38-year-old actor plays Terrell Tompkins in the film, which also stars Aaron Paul, Norman Reedus, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson among others. He had to work hard to get into muscular shape for the...

Kate Winslet: 'I Loved Going Back To Work After Bear's Birth'

Kate welcomed her third child Bear into the world in December 2013, her first with husband Ned Rocknroll. The British actress is barely away from a film set, so was gagging to get back to...

Kristen Wiig Shed Tears Over Matt Damon's Martian Role

The 45-year-old actor is in the running for a best actor Oscar thanks to his role as astronaut Mark Watney, who is stranded on Mars after his crew believe he died in a freak storm....

Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'I'd Hate To Have Benedict Cumberbatch's Kind Of Fame'

The British actors are currently filming Marvel movie Doctor Strange together and Chiwetel has witnessed firsthand how full-on the Sherlock star's fans can be. Benedict's supporters - nicknamed Cumberb**ches - are a far cry from...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Receive Career Honour At Bifas

The 12 Years A Slave star, who was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the role last year (14), will be presented with the Richard Harris Award, named after the late...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Name Helped Career

Chiwetel Ejiofor thinks his name has helped his career.The 38-year-old actor - whose was born in London to Nigerian parents - was advised to change his surname when he was first starting out to avoid...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Has Baby Names

Chiwetel Ejiofor knows what he wants to call his children.The '12 Years a Slave' actor - who is dating Sari Mercer - is very guarded about his personal life, including any plans to start a...

Chiwetel Ejiofor: I Want Michael Pena As Bond

Michael Pena should be the next James Bond, according to Chiwetel Ejiofor.The '12 Years a Slave' actor widened the the possible of list of contenders by throwing his 'The Martian' co-star's name into the hat...

Rachel Mcadams Confirms Her Casting In Marvel’S ‘Doctor Strange’

Rachel McAdams has joined the cast of Doctor Strange. The 36-year-old Canadian born actor, best known for her roles in The Notebook and True Detective, confirmed her casting whilst appearing at the Toronto International Film...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Splits From Girlfriend

Chiwetel Ejiofor has split from his girlfriend Sari Mercer. The '12 Years A Slave' actor and the Canadian model have reportedly called time on their relationship which came to a ''natural end''.A source told The...

Chiwetel Ejiofor And David Oyelowo To Be Honoured For Charity Work

The two stars, who both have Nigerian roots, are to be handed a Global Promise Award by bosses of The GEANCO Foundation, a non-profit organisation which helps provide healthcare and education to women...

Margot Robbie's Hairy Offer

Margot Robbie offered to shave her head for 'Z for Zachariah'.The Australian actress, who stars in the new sci-fi drama alongside Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor, admits she was eager to distance herself from her...

Z For Zachariah Pushed Robbie, Ejiofor And Pine As Actors

Margot Robbie's character thinks she's the only survivor until she meets Chiwetel Ejiofor's scientist. She says she was continually put into awkward positions during filming. "Just delving into it deeper," she says. "And I guess,...

Rachel Mcadams Doesn't Want To Be A Movie Star

Rachel McAdams never wanted to be a movie star.Despite one of the most in-demand names in Hollywood, the 36-year-old Canadian actress never had the ambition to be one of the leading names in the industry...

Rachel Mcadams Confirms Doctor Strange Talks Are Ongoing

Rachel McAdams has confirmed she is in talks to star in 'Doctor Strange'.The 36-year-old actress was reported to be the front runner to play the female lead in the Marvel movie opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, who...

Rachel Mcadams 'In Talks Over Doctor Strange Role'

Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.The 36-year-old actress - whose previous credits include 'The Notebook' and 'Mean Girls' - is wanted to play the part of the female lead...

Arise Sir Kevin Spacey: Us Actor Receives Honorary Knighthood In Queen's Birthday Honours List

American Kevin Spacey has said he was "honoured and humbled by such recognition from the Queen”, after being included in this year’s birthday honours list. The actor has been given an honorary knighthood by the...

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