Celebrated Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch will now be seen in a new role where he will be busy stopping time. This will be another sci-fi journey for the actor after essaying his role in Doctor Strange.
The actor will be a part of screen adaptation of Matt Haig's upcoming novel titled 'How To Stop Time', which is about the story of a man played by Benedict Cumberbatch, who is alive for centuries due to having an extremely unusual condition.
Apart from acting, Benedict Cumberbatch will also helm as the producer of this upcoming screen adaptation of Matt Haig's novel through SunnyMarch banner.
"The prospect of Benedict Cumberbatch playing Tom Hazard is a hugely exciting one and I could not be happier about working with Adam and Jamie, and to be reunited with StudioCanal," said Haig.
Danny Perkins the head of the studio is also excited regarding this project and said, "We are delighted to be continuing our successful relationship with Matt Haig as well as build upon our long-running and dynamic partnership with SunnyMarch, Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Ackland.
"This compelling novel will make for a powerful film that falls in line with Studiocanal's ongoing commitment to British talent, storytelling and production. We look forward to bringing it to audiences around the world." Perkins added.