Benedict Cumberbatch who is popular for playing epic characters like Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Strange talked about being self-criticizing for his own acting performances. Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the well-known and critically-acclaimed Hollywood actor with successful movies. He has done movies like Amazing Grace (2006), Star Trek into Darkness (2013), 12 years a slave (2013), The Fifth Estate ( 2013), The Imitation Game (2016), Doctor Strange (2016) and many more.
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Benedict is going to be featured in Avengers: Infinity War as Doctor Strange. Avengers Infinity War is the third Avenger film featuring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlette Johansson, Tom Holland, Mark Ruffalo, Vin Diesel, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olson, Tom Hiddleston as well. The film is directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo where it will be going to be released on 27th April 2018.
Along with this, he also will be seen playing the titular character in his upcoming miniseries, Patrick Melrose. He plays the dark comedy series, playing of Britain’s upper class. Benedict Cumberbatch has to adapt the vocal mannerism, attitude and style of Patrick Melrose where he shared “I went to a very posh public school, second to Eton, yet I had only one friend from the landed gentry. I’ve been trying to knock the corners off my accent ever since I left Harrow.”
On playing him, he also said “It was a hell of an arc to play”adding “Patrick’s life is a nonstop madeleine cake of horrors.”
He also said “You always approach a much-loved literary character with trepidation. Because I know I’m not making the movie I have in my head as a reader of these books, let alone everyone else who comes to it with their expectations … I’m not perfect casting in everyone’s eyes.”He added “And on top of that, there’s my own criticism, which is probably sharper than anyone would ever suspect. I’m my own worst critic, I really am. It’s both a godsend and a curse.”
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Benedict Cumberbatch said he wants to be part of something where he can be set aside to judge, said ”It’s different when you’ve got a producer’s hat on. If you’re front and centre, that’s really hard. I’m excited about the moment when I’m not in something and I can look at it with more distance, but it’s very peculiar. It’s always horrible – the way you look, the way you do things. It’s just horrible. Trust me, the internet’s full of hate but it’s nothing compared to the self-critic in your head for brutality. I’ve said it all before they have.”
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