MAIL ON LINE
By COLETTE FAHY FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 15:13 EST, 7 December 2014 | UPDATED: 19:33 EST, 7 December 2014
He only announced his engagement last month and things just keep getting better for Benedict Cumberbatch.
Just a few days after his casting as Marvel’s Doctor Strange was announced, the 38-year-old actor walked the red carpet at the Moet British Independent Film Awards at Old Billingsgate Market on Sunday with his beautiful fiancee Sophie Hunter.
Another highlight of Benedict's skyrocketing career came as he was due to be presented with the Variety Award, which recognises a talent who has helped to focus the international spotlight on the UK, at the annual bash, so it's not surprising Sophie was present to cheer him on.
'She's proud of my work, she's proud of me, and she loves me,' he said. 'That's the bottom line, isn't it? That's one of the reasons it's a good fit. It could be a really difficult thing, but she's just so in command of it.'
However, while the star was open about his admiration for his future wife, he was mum on whether or not they'll be quick to start a family, saying: 'I've got to be very coy on that one. Very silent.'
But Benedict was keen to reassure fans that life does go on, now that he has become engaged to Sophie .
Pose for cameras: Benedict with Mark Strong and his Imitation Game co-star Keira following his win
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