Benedict Cumberbatch: I’d like to do a musical

After a year of action and drama, the 37-year-old star of The Hobbit and Sherlock fancies turning his attention to romantic comedy and, er, singing...

It might not be long before you hear The Hobbit and Sherlock star sing as well as act…


From Khan to Julian Assange, and Smaug to Sherlock – it’s been a diverse year for Benedict Cumberbatch. But could his next role involve singing?

When asked by what he’d like to do next, the 37-year-old star responded: “a romantic comedy, a few more action roles would be fun… erm, maybe even a musical – we’ll see.”

He teases that “the writers always keep me on my toes” with Sherlock and says that fans will have to “wait and see” how the dynamic between he and his co-star Martin Freeman changes in the upcoming third series of the hit BBC detective show.

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