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TheWrap Screening Series: ‘Imitation Game’ Filmmakers on Casting Benedict Cumberbatch and Going Indie (Video) When audiences see “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as British mathematician Alan Turing, it will be a very different film than the one originally imagined. “We kinda had this lost year at Warner Bros.,” screenwriter Graham Moore recalled after TheWrap‘s Awards Season Screening Series presentation of the film at The Landmark Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday.

‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer: Reaching New Heights Directed by Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as pioneering and unjustly prosecuted computer scientist Alan Turing, The Imitation Game has been squarely established as a key player in this year’s awards race. That means it can be easy to talk about Cumberbatch’s Oscar chances rather than the film itself. But set aside questions about awards for now.

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The Imitation Game Opens The London Film Festival Benedict Cumberbatch and company kick things off in styleThe stars came out and the heavens opened for the opening night of the 58th BFI London Film Festival. Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and the cast and crew of the opening film, Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, walked a sodden red carpet in Leicester Square for the European premiere of the movie.Clare Stewart, director of the LFF, is now in her third year managing both the festival and the expectations that people have of the event.

'Imitation Game' International Trailer with Benedict Cumberbatch Norwegian director Morten Tyldum makes his English language debut with the historical biopic The Imitation Game, which has just released a new international trailer.Based on the real life story of Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), who is credited with cracking the German Enigma code, The Imitation Game portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after th


Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch & Keira Knightley Crack Nazi Code in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer – Based on a true story, "The Imitation Game" follows the trials and tribulations of Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), a genius British mathematician tasked with decoding Nazi German algorithms during WWII, aptly titled the Enigma code. In addition to going toe-to-toe with the Nazis, Turing runs into further trouble with commanding officers when forced to hide his then-illicit homosexuality. 7 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman

We've previously pointed out the overwhelming trend of movie posters almost always looking the same nowadays, with little to no artistic effort put into promoting the film on a poster. One such trend that we've seen recently on posters for Thor and The Social Network is the use of overlaying text on top of the image of one of the stars of the film (you can see even more of them here too). And now it's Benedict Cumberbatch and his awards season hopeful performance in The Imitation Game that gets the familiar poster treatment.

Benedict Cumberbatch's ‘Imitation Game’ Bows in Toronto as Weinstein's Big Oscar Hope When Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and director Morten Tyldum took the stage of the Princess of Wales Theatre on Tuesday night to introduce the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of “The Imitation Game,” they had more than just the fate of one screening hanging in the balance. They also carried with them the Oscar hopes of the company that transformed the awards game — hopes that were most likely buoyed by reactions to the screening. At the moment, “The Imitation Game” looks to be the Weinstein Company's best hope for a major awards film, its

Benedict Cumberbatch on Why There Are No Sex Scenes in ‘The Imitation Game’ (Video) The cast and director of “The Imitation Game” made their way to the Toronto International Film Festival to celebrate their candid look into the life of famed British mathematician Alan Turing, portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in the film. The group sat down with TheWrap's CEO and Editor in Chief Sharon Waxman at TheWrap's SodaStream Studio to talk about the film, as well as the artistic choice to not show any overt sexuality.


Benedict Cumberbatch Is Reportedly Being Eyed For 2 DC Comics Roles – When it comes to a rumor of a celebrity's involvement in a particular project, there's typically one specific role they're supposedly earmarked for. In the case of Benedict Cumberbatch and DC, there's not only one but two different roles he's supposedly being considered for in both Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice and Justice League. 11 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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