‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch is currently working on being villainous for the next Star Trek movie, but rumor has it that he might extend his on-screen villainy a bit further, possibly playing the big bad guy in the next James Bond film.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Danny Boyle and Jonny Lee Miller’s theatrical version of Frankenstein has been a huge hit in the UK, and it’s now coming to American movie screens this June. The production stars Cumberbatch and Miller as Frankenstein and Frankenstein’s monster interchangeably.
We’ve seen a couple set photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in Star Trek 2, but it hasn’t been entirely clear who he’s actually playing. Now the rumor mill has started churning with the rumor that Cumberbatch will be playing…
Benedict Otters if you will…
There are so many Doctor Who rumors that one has to take each one with a grain of salt, but this one is too good not to share. Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch was once a contendor for the Doctor, but now it appears he might be playing a new regeneration of The Master in a future season of Doctor Who.
It must be “Cast all the British actors” time in the pre-production cycle for JJ Abram’s Star Trek 2. Yesterday, we told you about former Doctor Who companion Noel Clarke landing a spot in the movie and now it looks like Benedict Cumberbatch is joining the cast as well.
The second series of Sherlock has started airing with minimal fanfare and that’s a shame. Three 90-minute episode seasons of one of the best shows out of the UK short of the Doctor. Go catch up on the last season from 2 years ago then enjoy three fresh new eps.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, AKA Sherlock Holmes AKA the guy with the most British name ever was apparently pretty high in the running for the role of the 11th Doctor, but after discussing the matter possibly over tea and crumpets with David Tennant, decided against it, saying that he “didn’t want his face on a lunchbox”.
Benedict Cumberbatch (already a name made for Tolkien), star of BBC’s “Sherlock” was cast last week in The Hobbit, but many thought that he would be playing Bard the Bowman, but that role was filled by Luke. No, Cumberbatch will be voicing Smaug the dragon, squaring him off with his Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman, who is playing Bilbo Baggins.