Benedict Cumberbatch Exits Del Toro’s ‘Crimson Peak’

Benedict Cumberbatch has dropped out of Guillermo Del Toro‘s gothic horror pic Crimson Peak, about a woman who discovers that her new husband is not who he claims to be. Sources say Cumberbatch’s very recent exit is not due to scheduling conflicts with the Legendary Pictures production, which is slated to begin next February. The Star Trek: Into Darkness thesp’s upcoming slate includes 12 Years A Slave, August: Osage County, and The Fifth Estate.

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