The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is out tomorrow (13 December), so what better way to get in the mood for the second part of the Peter Jackson Tolkien trilogy than a video chat with one of the film's stars, Benedict Cumberbatch.
We traveled to Germany to catch up with the Sherlock star who plays Smaug the dragon in the new film.
Although he remained characteristically tight lipped about the upcoming third series of Sherlock, the 37-year actor did share some secret ambitions with us as well as hinting at some film roles of the future...
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is in cinemas from Friday 13 December