Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch has described his time working with Peter Jackson on The Hobbit as 'extraordinary'.

The British actor is set to take on the role of Smaug in the movie in the second part There and Back Again.

And Cumberbatach admits that he liked the technology aspect of the work that he has done on the film.

Speaking to MTV News the actor said: "I was very lucky [to work] with Pete.

"As far as the experience, what an extraordinary one it was because at the time I was in my work; I was in isolation with him and this incredible tag team.

"And at the very cool place with that technology doing mo-cap for two characters, Smaug the dragon and another character, which will remain nameless, and it was an awful lot of fun."

As well as working on The Hobbit the actor has just started filming on the Star Trek sequel.

He is set to play the villain in the J.J. Abrams directed movie but it yet to be revealed just who he will be playing.


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