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.
Nearly two years after he was forced out of producing the Oscars over a gay slur and R-rated pillow talk, the director stunned Hollywood Sept. 30 when his name was attached to a massive $450 million Warner Bros. financing deal. Now 44, the onetime wunderkind has gone from party boy to power player as he opens up, carefully, about his mistakes ("I've said dum... READ MORE
Two years after his Oscar debacle, the onetime wunderkind turned power player opens up, carefully, about his mistakes ("I've said dumb things") and his massive ambition: "I'm always at my best when it's big." READ MORE