The many fans of Benedict Cumberbatch – including the ones of the adoring, mostly female, variety, the ‘Cumberbitches’ as he reluctantly acknowledged to Graham Norton last week – need not fear… their hero has no concerns about overexposure, on screen at least.
“The only thing I fear is overexposure as a human being,” he tells HuffPostUK in London. “I’m fine at the moment. I have enough resources to keep working, though everyone has their limits, and I’ve really enjoyed the variety and volume of work over the last couple of years.”
Off-screen for the ‘Sherlock’ star is another matter.
“It will bring a new level of scrutiny, investigation into the personal or private, which I’m getting used to. It’s not all roses, but it’s ok. It would be churlish to say I wasn’t aware of the reality of it, but there are ways of sidestepping not courting it. I’m interested in it being about the work, but I understand why people are obsessed with the personal as well. Continue reading →
“We’ve already agreed to two more series”. Those were the seven words Benedict Cumberbatch uttered today that set a sizeable section of the internet afire. Speaking at this afternoon’s South Bank Show Awards, the Sherlock and Star Trek: Into Darknessactor revealed, “All I know at the moment is that I’m doing these three and another three”. Continue reading →
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