'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is now one of Hollywood's hottest properties.
Not only has he lent his rather impressive voice to Smaug the dragon in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', he's playing the mysterious new villain in 'Star Trek into Darkness'.
It's a follow-up to J.J. Abram's smash-hit reboot of the venerable sci-fi franchise, and sees the very British star play 'John Harrison'; terrorist, hand-to-hand combat expert and all round evil b****d.
Of course, he may not be 'Harrison' at all. Internet rumour-mongers have persistently insisted that he is none other than Khan, the genetically-engineered tyrant first played by Ricardo Montalban in 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan'.
Even the origin of the name suggests something fishy is afoot. John Harrison isn't an unknown in the 'Star Trek' universe. In 'Space Seed', an episode form the original 1967Read More »from Exclusive: Benedict Cumberbatch talks terrorist Star Trek into Darkness villain