Benedict Cumberbatch talks Sherlock, The Fifth Estate and The Imitation Game in new video interview

The star promises an "incredible new villain" when the detective drama returns

Sherlock Holmes, Julian Assange and Alan Turing all get a mention in a new video interview with the increasingly ubiquitous Benedict Cumberbatch.


The star discusses the new series of the BBC detective drama – and bigs up “incredible new villain” Lars Mikkelsen – as well as his latest film The Fifth Estate, in which he plays WikiLeaks founder Assange, and forthcoming biopic The Imitation Game, about British wartime codebreaker and mathematician Turing.

Watch the full video, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, below: