The Fifth Estate: see Benedict Cumberbatch doing actual acting in new behind the scenes video

A revealing film from the set of the new political thriller shows Cumberbatch inhabiting the role of Julian Assange, up close and personal

There’s an intriguing insight into movie making plus a chance to see actors up close and personal, actually doing acting, in a new film that goes behind the scenes on Benedict Cumberbatch’s new movie The Fifth Estate.


The video shows Cumberbatch on set, in character as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, alongside Daniel Bruhl, as his collaborator Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and David Thewlis as Guardian reporter Nick Davies.

Watch it below, courtesy of ScreenSlam.