Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch starring in Hamlet in London? Sounds too good to be true, right?
Well, rumor has it that might be just what’s about to happen. So cross everything.
According to The Daily Mail’s theatrical columnist, Cumberbatch is in “advanced discussions” to return to the West End in the Fall of 2014, this time playing Shakespeare’s tortured Prince of Denmark. This would add the actor’s name to a distinguished list of modern Hamlets in recent years, which have included such stars as Ben Whishaw, David Tennant, Jude Law, Simon Russell Beale, John Simm and more.
Read on for what we know so far.