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Martin Freeman Joins Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'!

Martin Freeman has just nabbed an unspecified role in the upcoming Marvel film Captain America: Civil War!

“From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in ‘The Office,’ Martin‘s range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us,” producer Kevin Feige said in a statement. “We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

The film is set to hit theaters almost one year from today on May 6, 2016! Stay tuned for more info on the film as it develops.

Benedict Cumberbatch's Gay Rights Campaign Won't Be Supported By Kate Middleton & Prince William

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman get into costume to film their hit BBC series Sherlock over the weekend in Bristol, England.

The 38-year-old Oscar nominee recently penned an an open letter petitioning the U.K. government to give a pardon to some 49,000 homosexuals who were treated prosecuted for being gay by the British government several decades ago.

In 2009, the British government gave Alan Turing an “unequivocal apology” for his mistreatment (Benedict portrays Alan in The Imitation Game). Unfortunately, according to The Telegraph, Prince William and Kate Middleton have rejected Benedict‘s plea for his gay rights campaign in the UK and a spokesperson said since it is a matter for the government that they could not comment.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Has No Plans to Quit 'Sherlock' TV Show

Benedict Cumberbatch looks so dapper while walking the red carpet at the premiere of his new movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on Monday evening (December 1) at the Odeon Leicester Square in London, England.

Also in attendance at the event were his equally hunky co-stars Martin Freeman, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, and Aidan Turner (with girlfriend Sarah Greene).

Benedict recently commented on the future of his beloved BBC series Sherlock.

“If we can keep the quality up,” he told Vogue, “I can’t imagine that I will ever get tired of being Sherlock. I’d love to play him as an old man.”

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See the First Image of Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman From Sherlock's Special!

The first image from the upcoming Sherlock special was just released, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Martin Freeman (John Watson) looking all gussied up!

“#221back #Sherlock #notkidding” the BBC tweeted earlier today, along with the image. “This is what we’ve been doing today. Later on a pic of #Sherlock and John as they’ll appear in the Special. #221back” the account updated earlier with a pic of the script.

The special will air sometime in 2015, with new episodes on the way in 2016. The multiple Emmy Award-winning series was an instant smash hit when it first aired in 2010. You can catch up on back episodes, which are all streaming on Netflix!

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'Saturday Night Live' Announces James Franco, Amy Adams, One Direction, & Nicki Minaj Among December Lineup

The hosts for Saturday Night Live‘s December shows were just announced and it’s going to be a great month!

On December 6, James Franco will return to host for the third time alongside musical guest Nicki Minaj, who has appeared once before on the show.

On December 13, Martin Freeman of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will take the stage for the first time with another first timer, musical guest Charli XCX.

On December 20, Amy Adams will return to host for a second time with One Direction making their return as musical guest.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of SNL‘s December lineup???

'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer is Here!

Check out the brand new trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the highly anticipated conclusion to the latest Middle Earth trilogy.

In the epic movie, the Company of Thorin has reached Smaug’s lair; but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?

Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, and Benedict Cumberbatch all star in the film, which is set to hit theaters on December 17.

Make sure to check out photos of the cast attending Comic-Con over the weekend!

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