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'The Grinch' Debuts New Trailer - Watch Now!

The Grinch just released a new trailer, and you can watch it right here!

The upcoming Benedict Cumberbatch-voiced film hits theaters on November 9.

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The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.

Watch the trailer below!

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Michael B Jordan, & Issa Rae Cover 'Variety'

Claire Foy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael B Jordan, and Issa Rae are on the cover of Variety‘s new Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Presented by Shutterstock issues.

Also on a separate cover are Laura Dern and Angela Bassett, pictured below. Here’s what they had to share with the mag…

Michael, on what he told his agents: “I told my agents, “I don’t want to go out for any role that’s written for African-Americans in the breakdown.” I said, “I want to go for any white males. That’s it. That’s all I want to do.” Because me playing that role is going to make it what it is.”

Angela, on choosing 9-1-1: “For so long, I think I resisted the idea of doing a show that may go seven years or more. Because just the nature of this business, I love how you get to change and grow and put on different characters and ideas and suits and interact with different people and directors and actors and situations and locations. The idea of staying put isn’t one that I’ve embraced, but as you mature, you try to find roles and situations that are interesting. This was one.”

Benedict, on the guilt of landing a big role: “You feel this sense of guilt like, “Are you sure you’ve got this right? I mean, there’s literally five people I know who would cut off their right hand to do it, and who would be much better, in my opinion.” All the time. It’s like you know how lucky you are when it works out for you. That’s another key motivator for me — just to sort of prove people’s trust or faith in me. I just go, “Right. Well, they’ve made this choice. I’ve really, really got to fulfill.”

You can check out more from the actors at Variety.com.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Tackles a Mugger, Saves Delivery Man

Benedict Cumberbatch is a real-life superhero after he fought off attackers who were trying to mug a Deliveroo cyclist.

The 41-year-old Avengers: Infinity War actor and his wife Sophie Hunter were riding in an Uber when they spotted four men attacking the delivery guy, according to The Sun.

““I went to turn down into Marylebone High Street and we saw four guys were pushing around a Deliveroo cyclist. My passenger jumped out, ran over and pulled the men away,” Uber driver Manuel Dias said. “I had hold of one lad and Benedict another. He seemed to know exactly what he was doing. He was very brave. He did most of it, to be honest.”

“They tried to hit him but he defended himself and pushed them away. He wasn’t injured. Then I think they also recognized it was Be­ne­dict and ran away,” he added.

Deliveroo has spoken out to thank Benedict “for his heroic actions. On behalf of everyone at deliveroo: thank you so much.”

'Mowgli' Debut Trailer Puts Spotlight on All-Star Cast - Watch Now!

There’s a new Jungle Book movie coming titled Mowgli, and by the looks of the debut trailer and the amazing cast, it’s going to be really great.

Here’s a synopsis: Blending live action and performance capture, the story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli (Rohan Chand) raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often-harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo (Andy Serkis) and a panther named Bagheera (Christian Bale), Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own. All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. (Benedict Cumberbatch). But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins. The other story’s central animal characters are: Kaa, the snake (Cate Blanchett); the leader of the wolf pack, Akela (Peter Mullan); the scavenging hyena, Tabaqui (Tom Hollander); Nisha, the female wolf (Naomie Harris), who adopts the baby Mowgli as one of her cubs; Nisha’s mate, Vihaan (Eddie Marsan); and Mowgli’s Brother Wolf (Jack Reynor).

Matthew Rhys and Freida Pinto also star.

The film will hit theaters on October 19.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Promotes 'Patrick Melrose' on BBC Radio 2

Benedict Cumberbatch keeps it cool while wrapping up his appearance at BBC Radio 2.

The 41-year-old Sherlock actor was spotted leaving the studio on Monday (May 14) in London, England.

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He was there to discuss his new Showtime mini-series Patrick Melrose, which premiered over the weekend.

Patrick Melrose, based on the novels of the same name by Edward St Aubyn, follows Patrick Melrose’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery. Melrose is an aristocratic playboy who struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by an abusive father.

ICYMI, Benedict recently vowed to only take on new projects if his female co-stars are paid equally.

FYI: Benedict is wearing Oliver Peoples sunglasses.

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