The Morning Banter: Benedict Cumberbatch was kidnapped!, New Harry Potter Spin-Off Film in the works, + More

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Whoa. Stop the presses.  Benedict Cumberbatch was kidnapped!!!!  Alright, so it wasn't last night or anything but he of Sherlock fame sat down with Hollywood Reporter to discuss his upcoming role(s), the notoriously outspoken actor went on to explain his horrific capture in South Africa and the eternal gratitude he has for the man that saved him and his friends.


Good news for all you J.K. Rowling fans.... Warner Bros. announced a new Harry Potter-related film series based in the world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  The film will be Rowling's screenwriting debut.

And it's made it's rounds on the internet, but if you haven't seen Jon Stewart's epic rant on Fox News' coverage of the Syria debate, well you better do so right this minute.  It's perfect/priceless.


Father John Misty recently dropped the video for the single "I'm Writing A Novel" from his 2012 album, Fear Fun.  Let's see how many celebrity  friends you can point out, yeah?