Thursday, March 20, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015

March 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as HAMLET in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner.

Cumberbatch's recent film roster includes The Fifth Estate, 12 Years a Slave, and August: Osage County with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. His upcoming projects include The Imitation Game, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Magik, The Penguins of Madagascar, Everest, The Lost City of Z and Flying Horse.

He is well known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the UK series "Sherlock". Other recent film credits include J.J. Abrams' Stark Trek Into Darkness.


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