Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Star Trek Into Darkness' (Photo: Paramount Pictures)For the purpose of not spoiling his identity, let's just call him "Villain X."
Benedict Cumberbatch is already getting rave reviews for his villainous role in "Star Trek Into Darkness" – a part that has been the scuttlebutt of spoilerific Internet fervor and longtime speculation. (Is he or isn't he Khan? We will never tell!)
"This is just a cherry on the already very huge and rich cake," Cumberbatch told Yahoo! Movies during an interview in London on Saturday.
When it comes his work with J.J. Abrams, the two have nothing but mutual praise.
It all began with some British television viewing on Abrams's part and an eleventh-hour iPhone audition from Cumberbatch.
"He auditioned for this part -- it was over," Abrams said to us.Read More »from Move Over Watson, J.J. Abrams Has Struck a Bromance With Benedict Cumberbatch