Moviefone had the exclusive privilege of sitting down, one-on-one, with Benedict Cumberbatch, the “Sherlock” and “Star Trek Into Darkness” star who lends his impressively deep voice to the villainous Smaug, whom Bilbo (Martin Freeman) encounters at great peril in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” which opens Friday… (x)

Interview on


Benedict Cumberbatch is quickly rising up the ranks in Hollywood. The British actor starred in five movies in 2013 including his breakout role as Khan in “Star Trek: Into Darkness.” He also had the privilege of opening the Toronto Film Festival with the film “The Fifth Estate” in which he played Julian Assange. The actor also had two other films at the festival: “12 Years a Slave” and “August: Osage County.”

For the latter films Cumberbatch has obtained two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in the Best Ensemble category. After a hectic fall season, he concludes the year with his first Motion Capture role as Smaug the dragon in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.”

Cumberbatch had a few moments to speak to Latinos Post about the challenges and the excitement of accepting the role…. (x)

Interview on, postet Dec. 26. 2013