Benedict Cumberbatch needs no introduction. This Academy-Award-nominated British actor started his career with short movies and side performances around the 2000s. It was not long before he got mainstream roles and made his name sparkle in the tinsel town. Other than being quite famous among the girls for his regal looks, he has a charming personality and versatility in his acting style. Be it Sherlock, Dr. Strange, or Khan; there is not a dearth of iconic roles that this man has done.
Having watched his blockbuster movies during these past years, at this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Benedict Cumberbatch movie? Well, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of upcoming Benedict Cumberbatch films and tv shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that these latest new Benedict Cumberbatch movie are as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Good Omens (2019 – )
Benedict Cumberbatch plays the role of Satan in Amazon’s series adaptation of the novel ‘Good Omens‘ by Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. According to Variety, Cumberbatch’s Satan is reportedly a giant and animated Prince of Darkness who appears 400 foot high. His character will appear in the sixth episode of season 1, which is expected to be aired on May 31, 2019. Frances McDormand appears as the voice of God opposite Cumberbatch in the series. The other cast includes Michael Sheen, David Tennant and Adria Arjona. Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett are the show creators while Neil Gaiman serves as the screenwriter and showrunner.
2. Ironbark (2019)
The upcoming Cold War drama, ‘Ironbark’ features Benedict Cumberbatch as British spy Greville Wynne. The movie is based on the real-life story of Greville Wynne who helped the CIA to infiltrate the Soviet nuclear program during the peak of the Cold War. Rachel Brosnahan plays the role of Emily Donovan, a brilliant CIA agent who coordinates the covert operation of Wynne and Oleg Penkovsky, his Russian ally. The trio helped to draw key confidential information from the Soviets and played a major role in winding up the Cuban Missile Crisis. The movie is directed by ‘On Chesil Beach‘ helmer Dominic Cooke from a screenplay by Tom O’Connor who is known for ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard.’ ‘Ironbarl’ is expected to hit theaters in 2019.
3. 1917 (2019)