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Here's Where You'll See Benedict Cumberbatch Next

May 25 2014 - 2:00am

Benedict Cumberbatch is starring in a big-screen adaptation, the Jem and the Holograms reboot added two new actors, and the call sheet is filling up for a new male stripper movie — no, not the Magic Mike sequel. The biggest casting news of the week is all right here, so take a look and check back as we update with more big deals!

Adrien Brody will star in Emperor [1], as 16th century Emperor Charles V.

Aubrey Plaza joined The Driftless Area [2], alongside Anton Yelchin, Zooey Deschanel [3], John Hawkes, and Frank Langella. No word yet on who Plaza will play in the love/crime story.

Robert De Niro will star in Bus 757 [4], an action thriller about a casino card dealer who puts together a crew to rob a bank. De Niro will play "The Pope," the target of the heist.

Michael Jai White and Tyson Beckford will star in Chocolate City [5], a male stripper movie à la Magic Mike.

Juliette Lewis joined Jem and the Holograms [6] in an undisclosed role, while Molly Ringwald also signed on [7].

Adam Scott joined Black Mass [8], the period crime drama starring Johnny Depp [9] as Whitey Bulger. Scott will play an FBI agent, alongside Joel Edgerton, Dakota Johnson [10], Juno Temple, and Jesse Plemons.

Rejoice! Skylar Astin officially joined Pitch Perfect 2 [11], where he'll reprise his role as Jesse, Beca's (Anna Kendrick [12]) love interest.

Tye Sheridan, Will Poulter, and Benedict Cumberbatch joined The Yellow Birds [13], an adaptation of the novel about the Iraq War.


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