THR travels to Chicago to visit R.S. Owens & Co., the makers of the Oscar statues. From casting the mold, polishing it up for future winners and plating it in copper then silver then an final coating in extra thick 24k gold.
The "Star Trek," "Sherlock," and "The Fifth Estate" star on attending Brambletye School and Harrow School, plus how Meryl Streep inspired him into getting into acting. Cumberbatch also reveals that he almost turned down the role of Sherlock Holmes in the PBS series.