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Benedict Cumberbatch Exits Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
4:18 PM PDT
8/21/2013 by Borys Kit
Benedict Cumberbatch has exited Crimson Peak, the Legendary horror movie being directed by Guillermo del Toro.
No reason for his departure was given although sources say his exit is not due to another project.
Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska remain on board to star in the four-hander gothic horror story that centers on a woman who discovers that her husband might not be who he appears to be.
Peak is scheduled to shoot in January and the exit at this early stage gives del Toro plenty of time to find a replacement. The filmmaker has already shown he can roll with the punches when he quickly cast Wasikowska after Emma Stone fell off the movie.