According to a report from The Express, Benedict Cumberbatch will play the role of the Master in the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Benedict Cumerbatch rose to fame when he won the role of Sherlock Holmes in Steven Moffats BBC adaption. Although he ruled out the possibility of playing a future Doctor, he seems open to play another character.
It’s fitting that the Doctor comes face to face with his ultimate enemy, The Master, for the 50th anniversary and it’s felt Benedict is the perfect choice if schedules can work,” The Express were told. “Fans will love the idea of the man who plays Sherlock Holmes taking on the Doctor’’.
John Simm recently expressed interest in returning to the role. Would you like Benedict to take on the role of the Master or would you rather John Simm back? Leave your comments below.