Cumberbatch and Mirren set for London Film Festival
1 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Left-right: Dame Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Maggie Smith
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith will be among the British stars on the red carpet at this year’s London Film Festival.
The October event will include the UK premiere of crime drama Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp and Cumberbatch.
The Lady in the Van, starring Dame Maggie as an elderly woman who lives on writer Alan Bennett’s driveway, will have its European premiere in London.
Bryan Cranston and Dame Helen Mirren’s film Trumbo will have a gala screening.
Trumbo, which also stars Diane Lane, Elle Fanning and John Goodman, tells the story of Dalton Trumbo, the Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted after refusing to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1947.
Source:: BBC Entertainment