"My [talent] agency was just wetting themselves,” Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays a villain in the sequel, told me last night at the Children’s Defense Fund’s Beat the Odds gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel. “They were ringing me up and sending me emails. It’s really exciting. I, like everyone else, feel teased. I can’t wait to see the whole film now."
We know how you feel, we know.
"I couldn’t see Martin’s face [during filming] obviously,” said Cumberbatch, “he was just a little blob on the pavement, waiting for a bigger blob to land by his feet… [but later] it was really wonderful to see what he’d done on the other end of that phone conversation - I could hear it [at the time] but to see it was really, really, really moving and, him being in shock afterwards, it’s ridiculous but it made me cry."
Benedict Cumberbatch - Radio Times