Cumberbitches have even more to be excited about now that Benedict has landed the role of the ‘fifth Beatle’ Mr.Brian Epstein, in a biopic about his life.
Epstein played a major part in helping The Beatles become world famous but it wasn’t all fame & glory. He died in 1966 an unhappy closeted gay man with an alcohol dependency and an addiction to pills that would eventually cause him to overdose, aged 32.
Cumberbatch has been busy filming the Star Trek sequel as well as becoming even more liked and famous through his Sherlock BBC series. The series director Paul McGuigan is also making this biopic while the company ‘Playtone’ which Tom Hanks owns,will produce the picture.