Benedict Cumberbatch interview – Features – Films – The Independent

Posted on 09/10/2013


‘It’s not like I’ve completely conquered everything’: Benedict Cumberbatch interview

Even the brightest stars can have their off days. Take Benedict Cumberbatch and his time on the set of the recent Star Trek Into Darkness, playing the villainous Khan. One scene took place at California’s National Ignition Facility, a real-life laboratory practising nuclear fusion. His co-star Simon Pegg told him it was a dangerous location and that he would need protection from special “neutron cream”.