The Imitation Game Review

  The Plot The Imitation Game is a poignant biopic of Alan Turing, the real life British maths genius who is widely credited with turning the tide of World War II by leading a team of mathematicians and code breakers in their efforts to crack the German Enigma code. The film explores both Turing’s pivotal [...]

The Imitation Game Premiere Live Stream

Later tonight Red Carpet News will be on the red carpet for the official opening of this year’s London film festival and you can join us… Watch the red carpet action from THE IMITATION GAME, Opening Night Gala of the 58th BFI London Film Festival, live from Leicester Square tomorrow evening at 5:30pm in the live [...]

Benedict Cumberbatch is Jungle Book Shere Khan

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch becomes the first official cast member of Warners Bros  Jungle Book, signing on for the role of villainous Tiger Shere Khan. Acclaimed motion capture pioneer Andy Serkis is making his directing debut with the project, which will be going head to head with a rival production from animation masters Disney. Disney [...]

Sherlock cast react to Tom Hiddleston rumour

Lately rumours have circulated online that Tom Hiddleston might be joining the cast of Sherlock for the 4th series as the mysterious third Holmes brother vaguely alluded to by snippets of dialogue in the previous series. Though it could easily be dismissed as simply product of wild internet speculation and the stuff of fevered fan [...]

The Imitation Game Opens London Film Festival 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express®, is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night film will be THE IMITATION GAME, a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of Alan Turing, one of Britain’s most extraordinary unsung heroes, and one of the world’s greatest innovators. The film will receive its [...]

The Imitation Game Trailer

Check out the first official trailer for  The Imitation Game, the biopic of mathematician and WWII code breaker Alan Turing starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Sherlock star Cumberbatch plays the maths genius and computer pioneer who was responsible for decryption of the German’s supposedly uncrackable Enigma code, largely credited with changing the course of the war in [...]

Sherlock Holmes Cosplay World Record Attempt

Red Carpet News attended the Sherlock Cosplay World Record attempt at UCL over the weekend, with hundreds of Sherlock Holmes fans donning deerstalker hats and pipes to celebrate Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ultimate detective and his trusty sidekick Doctor Watson. The fun fan event was raising awareness and funds for the Undershaw Preservation Trust. The [...]

Martin Freeman Richard III & Sherlock Series 4 Interview

Red Carpet News talked to The Hobbit & Sherlock star Martin Freeman last night at the Gala performance of Shakespeare production Richard III at Trafalgar Studios Theatre in London’s West End. Martin Freeman talked about the rewards of live theatre and the recent media attention on the supposed controversy surrounding audience applause and disruptions. Martin [...]

Mark Gatiss Sherlock Interview

Sherlock writer and star Mark Gatiss, best known as Sherlock’s bickering big brother Mycroft Holmes, talked to Red Carpet News at the British Academy Television Awards about the hit BBC detective drama. Gatiss spoke about his pride at getting away with dealing with Sherlock’s infamous faked death in the recent third series. He also teased [...]

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play Hamlet

Sherlock and Star Trek star Benedict Cumberbatch is officially set to play Hamlet on stage in London for a three month run in 2015. Cumberbatch will play the iconic lead in the eternal Shakespearean tragedy from August to October next year at the Barbican Theatre.  Director Lindsey Turner greeted the casting news by describing the [...]