Benedict Cumberbatch Cast As Lead In Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak
[[wysiwyg_imageupload:6586:]]Before we get Guillermo Del Toro‘s Justice League Dark film, the director is bringing us a haunted house thriller with Crimson Peak, which has just been announced to feature Star Trek Into Darkness villain, Benedict Cumberbatch, as the lead.
Variety reports that Benedict Cumberbatch has joined Amazing Spider-Man actress Emma Stone and Pacific Rim‘s Charlie Hunnam for the Guillermo Del Toro-directed Crimson Peak.
No details about the plot for Crimson Peak are known, with Legendary Entertainment (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Man of Steel, Pacific Rim, Godzilla) on as producer and co-financier along with Universal Studios.
Benedict Cumberbatch can be seen in Star Trek Into Darkness on May 17th.
Cumberbatch is also featured in the upcoming movies: 12 Years a Slave, August: Osage County and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and will be returning for the popular BBC series Sherlock.