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It's official: our favorite Sherlock Holmes is playing a Star Trek villain [This Is Awesome]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Star Trek sequel just got a lot more fascinating. Benedict Cumberbatch — who's been rocking our screens as the BBC's Sherlock Holmes and voicing Smaug in The Hobbit — will play a villain in Trek 2. (Or Trek 12.) Which means he'll probably have a lot of scenes with Peter Weller, who's playing the main villain's older sidekick. Robocop and Sherlock, together at last. NuKirk and friends don't stand a chance.
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Rumor: Benedict Cumberbatch Coming to Doctor Who... as a Familiar Character [Doctor Who]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is ruling science fiction and fantasy right now — he's playing Smaug in The Hobbit, and he's coming to blows with Spock in the new Star Trek movie. But could he make it a hat-trick with a crucial r... Read Post

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Star Trek' mystery

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (2 years ago)

For the Internet, finding out the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous role in the upcoming "Star Trek Into Darkness" is the final frontier. However, at one point even the "Sherlock Holmes" actor didn't know who he was play... Read Post

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Genres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad (3 years ago)

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