THE FIFTH ESTATEBenedict Cumberbatch is currently starring as Kahn in Star Trek Into Darkness, where he has received great reviews. Later this year, Cumberbatch returns to the big screen as WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who released classified information to the public in the drama The Fifth Estate. The film is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. You can bet there will be a lot of movie award talk for this film, including for Cumberbatch’s performance.

Cumberbatch says the role was very challenging, and feels that he has a moral obligation to portray Assange in the best way possible. (Click on the media bar below to hear Benedict Cumberbatch)

The Fifth Estate opens in theaters October 11.

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