"Sherlock" Star Benedict Cumberbatch And Jamie Foxx Are Coming To Malaysia!

Benedict Cumberbatch, star of British television series "Sherlock", will be hosting the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at Istana Budaya on 26 March 2014.

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Star Of British Television Series "Sherlock", Will Be Hosting The 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards In Malaysia On 26 March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in British television series "Sherlock".

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The actor, who plays the beloved but oh-so-annoying and an absolute know-it-all detective Sherlock Holmes in the hit series Sherlock, is going to be in Malaysia to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 26

Multi-Award Winning Actor-Singer Jamie Foxx Is Also Scheduled To Perform

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Jamie Foxx, who won an Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of singer Ray Charles in the hit film Ray, will sing and dance at Istana Budaya.

While The Awards Will Not Be Open To Public...

...Jamie Foxx Fans Can Catch Him Next On The Big Screens As Villain, Electro, In Upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"

Jamie Foxx as Electro in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.

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Jamie Foxx Will Also Be Making An Appearance At Marina Bay Sands, Singapore On 29 March For An Earth Hour Event

An image of Marina Bay Sands during Earth Hour.

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The upcoming villain of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will also be making an appearance at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 29 March for an Earth Hour event, so fans may be able to catch a glimpse of Foxx wandering about Kuala Lumpur for days till then.

The 15th Laureus World Sports Awards Is An Annual Award Ceremony Honouring Remarkable Individuals From The World Of Sports Along With The Greatest Sporting Achievements Throughout The Year

The 15th Laureus World Sports Awards, which recognize sporting achievement during the calendar year 2013, is the premier honors event on the international sporting calendar.

The soccer/football world will be watching eagerly as Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Germany’s Nadine Angerer, Brazil’s Ronaldinho and the Bundesliga’s Bayern Munich vie for top honors in their categories. Previous honorees from the beautiful game include Sir Alex Ferguson, Pelé, Rondaldo and Zinedine Zidane.

KL Will Be The First City In Southeast Asia To Host The Laureus Awards, Which Is In Its 15th Edition

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Laureus World Sports Academy chairman Edwin Moses (a double Olympic gold medallist) came to KL last month to inspect Istana Budaya, which is said to rank among the 10 most sophisticated theatres in the world, and on a par with London's Royal Albert Hall.

YB Dato' Seri Mohamed Nazri, Minister of Tourism & Culture of Malaysia, said, “Kuala Lumpur is honoured to have been given the privilege of hosting the prestigious 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards and the city looks forward to staging this internationally-renowned event and welcoming a plethora of sporting legends to Malaysia.

Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Eva Longoria, Sean Connery And Michael Douglas Are Reportedly Amongst The Many Celebs Who Will Be Attending

Other celebs reportedly making an appearance at the awards show include David and Victoria Beckham, Sean Connery, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Eva Longoria.

David Beckham And Wife Victoria Beckham Will Also Be Attending The Laureus World Sports Awards

FUN FACT: Benedict Cumberbatch Has Often Been Compared To Equally Popular English Actor And Star Of "Thor" Tom Hiddleston


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