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Benedict Cumberbatch to play Khan in Star Trek 2

by | 5th, January 2012

SHERLOCK is what Benedict Cumberbatch is best known for, but soon, he’ll be tackling the legacy of the mighty Ricardo Montalban (mighty mainly because of his funny name and the fact he wore a false chest in The Wrath Of Khan and starred in Crossroads ) as he plays Khan in the new Star Trek movie.

Yessum, Cumberbatch has been cast in J.J. Abrams’ sequel to his 2009 “Star Trek” rehash.

And while nothing has been confirmed of Benedict’s role, it looks incredibly likely that he’ll play the villain in the film. Producer Bryan Burk, however, said last month that the film’s villain would be “original and unique.”

Cumberbatch is in demand at the moment,

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