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.
‘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.'