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Don Cheadle and Martin Freeman Appearing in ‘Secret Invasion’ Confirms Samuel L. Jackson

Marvel’s Secret Invasion series coming to the Disney Plus streaming service will feature both Don Cheadle and Martin Freeman. Samuel L. Jackson, who returns as Nick Fury in the show, confirmed the news while appearing on the Happy, Sad, Confused podcast while talking about the cast which includes mention of Emilia Clark and Ben Mendelsohn. “C’mon man you …

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Martin Freeman Back For Black Panther 2

Black Panther 2 is currently in development with director Ryan Coogler returning and currently writing the script, and now Martin Freeman confirms he will be back as Everett K. Ross. “As far as I know, I will be [returning],” Freeman confirmed to Collider. “As far as I know, I will be in another Black Panther. …

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Martin Freeman’s Captain America: Civil War Role Revealed


Captain America: Civil War Super Bowl Trailer
 

Martin Freeman’s Captain America: Civil War role stands revealed as Empire Magazine has debuted a new image.

Freeman is playing Everett Ross, a member of the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre.

In the comics, Everett Ross is the US governement’s liason to Wakanda, so more than likely Ross will be linked to Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther in some capacity and may be featured in the standalone Black Panther movie as well.

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

Synopsis:

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

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Watch: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Trailer; Stars Margot Robbie

Check out the trailer above for Margot Robbie’s latest movie, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

The film has a March 4, 2016 release directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa also starring Tina Fey, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina and Billy Bob Thornton.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is based on the book “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days In Afghanistan And Pakistan” by Kim Barker, with the book described as:

When Kim Barker first arrived in Kabul as a journalist in 2002, she barely owned a passport, spoke only English and had little idea how to do the “Taliban Shuffle” between Afghanistan and Pakistan. No matter—her stories about Islamic militants and shaky reconstruction were soon overshadowed by the bigger news in Iraq. But as she delved deeper into Pakistan and Afghanistan, her love for the hapless countries grew, along with her fear for their future stability. In this darkly comic and unsparing memoir, Barker uses her wry, incisive voice to expose the absurdities and tragedies of the “forgotten war,” finding humor and humanity amid the rubble and heartbreak.

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Watch: Sherlock 2015 Holiday Special Trailer

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Watch a new trailer below for the upcoming Sherlock Holiday Special starring Benedict Cumberbatach and Martin Freeman.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride airs January 1, 2016 on PBS and BBC One and is written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss,.

Why is Thomas Ricoletti a little surprised to see his wife dressed in her old wedding gown? Because, just a few hours before, she took her own life…

Mrs Ricoletti’s ghost now appears to be prowling the streets with an unslakeable thirst for revenge. From fog-shrouded Limehouse to the bowels of a ruined church, Holmes, Watson and their friends must use all their cunning to combat an enemy seemingly from beyond the grave and the final, shocking truth about… the Abominable Bride! 

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Watch: Martin Freeman Talks Captain America: Civil War

Check out Martin Freeman talking about his secret character in Captain America: Civil War.

Freeman offers:

“He works for the American government. He works in conjunction with the superheroes, and certain agencies that help to tame the superheroes’ power, I suppose. So you’re not quite sure which side he’s on. It looks a little bit like he’s playing one game when actually he’s playing another. It’s the kind of character I like because it’s ambiguous and because you don’t know whether he’s good or bad. I like that area that isn’t black or white, I like the grays, because there’s just more fun to be had in not playing one obvious line. I like that.” 

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

Synopsis:

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

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Watch: Sherlock Christmas Special Comic-Con Trailer

Check out a clip above released at Comic-Con for the upcoming Sherlock Christmas Special featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

It was also announced at Comic-Con that the Sherlock Christmas Special will be released in select theaters.

You can also watch the Sherlock Comic-Con greeting featuring Andy Scott, who plays Moriarty on the show, and Cumberbatch.

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Martin Freeman’s Role Rumored For Captain America: Civil War

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The Hobbit star Martin Freeman has been named to be a part of Captain America: Civil War in an unknown role.

Now the mystery role may be revealed.

Possible spoilers follow.

Latino Review is stating Martin Freeman is playing Edward Chase, the Prime Minister of England who is in favor of super human registration.

It’s suggested that Andy Serkis was on the phone with Chase during The Avengers 2 when Klaw mentioned: “Now, Minister, where were we?”

According to the rumor, a joint international mission goes south at the start of Captain America: Civil War that involves British soldiers, with Chase arguing for a better worldwide plan to keep the Avengers in check.

It’s also said Chase may be attempting to collect Vibranium (what the phone call was about) to use against super humans.

It’s further suggested that Chase’s motives make it appear as if the character is a villain in the movie as he is set against the Avengers (or at least Cap’s side).

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

Synopsis:

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

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Mark Millar Hints At Martin Freeman’s Role In Captain America: Civil War

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Martin Freeman is the latest addition to the ever-growing list of actors in Captain America: Civil War.

There are many fan theories who Freeman might be playing, but writer of the comic, Mark Millar, does know specifics.

Millar teases (via Radio Times) that it’s not a superhero, and to somebody familiar with Marvel, that it’s obvious.

I know who he’s playing in the film, but I guess it’s still a secret. The character is not a super-person, it’s somebody who’s… well, I don’t want to spoil it for anybody but he’s not going to be in costume. He’s a great actor he could play anyone – he could play Hit-Girl! Once you get to see it, it’s so obvious. All I’ll say is, he’s not [Captain America villain] the Red Skull.

The current speculation is that Martin Freeman may be playing Everett Ross, a government liason to Wakanda (home of the Black Panther); another guess it that Freeman could be playing Henry Gyrich, a U.S. govt. liason to the Avengers; a third guess is that Freeman may be playing Norman Osborn, and a fourth guess is J. Jonah Jameson.

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

Synopsis:

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

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Martin Freeman Joins Captain America: Civil War

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Martin Freeman, known for Sherlock and The Hobbit movies, has joined the cast of Captain America: Civil War.

Marvel.com made the announcement, but the role is presently unknown.

Any ideas?

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” has added another name to its growing cast with Martin Freeman, who will make his debut in the film.

“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,” said “Captain America: Civil War” Producer Kevin Feige. “We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

Celebrated for his roles in “Sherlock,” “Fargo,” the “Hobbit” trilogy, and much more, Freeman has earned one Primetime EmmyAward and one BAFTA Award, both for his portrayal of Doctor John Watson in “Sherlock.” Martin has also been nominated for a Golden Globe for his role of Lester Nygaard in “Fargo”, and nominated for a further two Emmy Awards and two BAFTA Awards. Most recently Martin has been seen hosting SNL and has filmed Tina Fey’s untitled wartime black comedy.

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

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First Image From Sherlock Season 3 Of Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman

The BBC has released the first image still from season 3 of Sherlock featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

Sherlock Season 3 premiers January 19th in the U.S.

Via BBC press:

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Press Release

With anticipation building around the return of Sherlock, BBC One has today released the first official picture of the new series.

The question on everyone’s lips will finally be answered when Sherlock returns with three brand-new action-packed adventures. How did he do it? And how will John take the news that his best friend faked his own death? What will Sherlock think when he finds out John has fallen in love with Mary Morstan? She’s sensible, quick-witted and not at all taken in by Sherlock’s posturing. Once again, the game is on for Sherlock and John in the first episode of the new series, The Empty Hearse written by Mark Gatiss.

Speaking about the return of the series, executive producer, writer and co-creator Steven Moffat said: “It’s been a long time since Sherlock Holmes jumped off that roof – it’s time to reveal the truth about what happened between him and the pavement.”

Executive producer, writer and co-creator Mark Gatiss added: “Sherlock and John Watson are back at last! And they’re just where we want them – on the streets of London having mad, thrilling adventures.”

Sherlock is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock is produced by Sue Vertue and the executive producers are Beryl Vertue, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat for Hartswood Films, Bethan Jones for the BBC and Rebecca Eaton for Masterpiece.

The drama was commissioned by Danny Cohen, former Controller of BBC One (now Director of BBC Television) and Ben Stephenson Controller, Drama Commissioning, BBC.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Dragon Eye Poster & New Image Revealed

A new movie poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as well as a new image have landed online.

The image of the dwarves in the river is described as a piece of promotional art for packaging and such.

With the new movie poster we see Bilbo, played by Martin Freeman, in the reflection of the dragon eye of Smaug.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens December 13, 2013 directed by Peter Jackson also starring Ian McKellan, Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Richard Armitage, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, and Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of Smaug as well as the Necromancer.

(via OneRing)

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Sherlock Season 3 Teaser Trailer Now Online With Martin Freeman & Benedict Cumberbatch

The BBC has released a thirty-second teaser trailer for Sherlock Season 3 featuring Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Gatiss.

Recently, the villain of season 3 was revealed as well.

So just how does Sherlock return?! Cumberbatch gave the answer (wink wink) at Comic-Con.

Sherlock Season 3 returns to the BBC later this year with a 2014 debut in the U.S.

It’s a great show, and if you haven’t watch it yet, you can catch the past two seasons on Netflix.

Highly recommended!

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Sherlock Season 3 Villain Revealed

The producer on the popular BBC series, Sherlock, starring Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed the Season 3 villain.

Sue Vertue tweeted an image and information of the Sherlock Season 3 villain announced to be played by Lars Mikkelsen.

Lars Mikkelsen will play the character Charles Augustus Magnussen, which is thought to be a take on the original Arthur Conan Doyle character from “The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton.” According to reports, Arthur Conan Doyle based the character on the real world art dealer and alleged blackmailer, Charles Augustus Howell, who was eventually found with his throat slit with a ten-shilling coin in his mouth signifying the guilt of slander.

In the Arthur Conan Doyle story, Milverton is “the king of blackmailers” who makes his living out of blackmail with Holmes repulsed by him more so than any of the murderers he’s previously investigated.

Lars Mikkelsen is known for the Borgen TV series, Those Who Kill and The Killing.

Sherlock Season 3 returns to the BBC later this year with a 2014 debut in the U.S.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Spoils Sherlock Season 3 With Comic-Con Message (Video)

Today at Comic-Con, the BBC held a Sherlock panel where they revealed the following video with Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Freeman is excited for Season 3 of Sherlock, and when it comes to Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor states he is on a holiday and in a giving mood so decides to reveal how his character survives.

Plus he is tired of having had to keep secrets the past two years for Star Trek Into Darkness and The Hobbit.

See the video below for more.

Seasons 1 and 2 of Sherlock are available through Netflix and are highly recommended!

(via EW)

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