‘Doctor Strange’ actress Zara Phythian accused of sex acts with tween
Martial artist and actress Zara Phythian, who acted alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2016 Marvel Studios film “Dr. Strange,” reportedly stands accused of grooming and participating in sex acts with a girl who was 13 years old at the time. The BBC reports that a British court heard Phythian, 36, and her now 59-year-old husband Victor Marke, allegedly had a sexual relationship with the ...news.yahoo.com
Benedict Cumberbatch was 'floored' when he emerged from his 'Power of the Dog' coffin to find the crew throwing a 'weird celebration' for him
Cumberbatch told the Los Angeles Times that he was so immersed in his "Power of the Dog" character that he didn't meet the crew until filming ended.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Power of the Dog,' 'Annie' live and Kenny G
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from saxophone legend Kenny G, a documentary about the 12 young soccer players and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave, and Jane Campion makes a triumphant return to filmmaking in “The Power of the Dog.”.
Benedict Cumberbatch says that Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland's improv skills inspired him to go off-script and call Iron Man a 'douchebag' in 'Infinity War'
Cumberbatch told The Hollywood Reporter that there was a "ripple effect" on set when he uttered the insult but was glad that it was kept in the movie.news.yahoo.com
After over a decade, Jane Campion returns to film
After over a decade away from film, New Zealand's Jane Campion returns to the form with “The Power of the Dog,” a sweeping but intimate family drama set in the isolated hills of 1925 Montana and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.
New this week: 'Clickbait,' Sturgill Simpson and Addison Rae
This week’s new entertainment releases include a Sturgill Simpson's concept album called “The Ballad of Dood & Juanita” and TikTok star Addison Rae making her acting debut in a gender-flipped remake of the 1999 Freddie Prinze Jr and Rachael Leigh Cook teen comedy “She’s All That.”.
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Marvel's Wanda has a future, but 'WandaVision' fate unclear
This image provided by Marvel Studios shows Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff in a scene from "WandaVision." (Marvel Studios via AP)LOS ANGELES – When “WandaVision” wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda will make her next appearance in the big-screen “Doctor Strange” sequel. It’s storytelling that determines how and when characters from the Marvel Comics universe hopscotch between TV and movies, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige said Wednesday. Feige wouldn’t say whether “WandaVision,” Marvel Studios' first original series for Disney+, has a future after its March 5 season finale. Asked if Marvel Studios might be able to regain them, Feige said he believes it could happen, but added that “rumors online about things reverting” to Marvel aren't always true.
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom, but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
'The Current War' casts dim light on birth of electricity
(CNN) - "The Current War" is a fascinating story, badly told. The film's release is being billed as its "Director's Cut," but cutting -- and editing -- is a big part of the problem. That means the producers have a couple of Avengers to help lead them into battle, alas, to little avail. Instead, the story detours too heavily into the use of electricity as a means of execution, a strand with lingering relevance that nevertheless plays here like a distraction. "The Current War: Director's Cut" premieres Oct. 25 in the US.
'Avengers: Endgame': 6 New Revelations From Comic-Con 2019
Hence why there were still major revelations to be had during back-to-back San Diego Comic-Con panels on Friday: "Writing Avengers: Endgame" with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and "A Conversation With the Russo Brothers" with directors Joe and Anthony Russo. Professor Hulk was originally present when the Avengers kill ThanosBruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) and Hulk merged in the third act of Infinity War, initially. Which means that Smart Hulk was around in the first act of Endgame, including the sequence where the Avengers kill Thanos. "But we had a three-some-hour movie," Markus explained. Comic-Con 2019: ET Is Live Blogging the Marvel PanelAfter 'Avengers: Endgame': Here's What's Coming Next in the MCU
Benedict Cumberbatch hits the red carpet for "The Imitation Game"
Benedict Cumberbatch hits the red carpet for "The Imitation Game" Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley walked the red carpet in New York City for their new film "The Imitation Game." Also, "Hunger Games" stars attended the Hollywood premiere of "Mockingjay Part 1." Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news.cbsnews.com