Monday, June 3, 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch: I didn't want to be just a stiff lump of muscle in Star Trek Into Darkness (NOW MAGAZINE)

He actor admits that the gruelling regime he followed to beef up was a very tough challenge.

‘That was the hardest thing, in all honesty,' says Benedict, 36.

‘It meant an awful lot of eating in a very short space of time, and a lot of working out - but fortunately I had a fantastic trainer.

‘I'd never been asked to do that before - it was very integral to the character to have a strong physical shape and presence, and to be able to move at the same time, so I wasn't just a stiff lump of muscle.'

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