The Fifth Estate Promotion
Benedict on US promotion tour and the Graham Norton Show
Last week Benedict Cumberbatch was on a small promotional tour for The Fifth Estate that opened in UK cinemas on Friday and will be in US theatre from October 18th. The Fifth Estate tells the story of the information website WikiLeaks from 2007 to 2010 and the relationship between founder Julian Assange and is colleague Daniel Domscheidt-Berg. Benedict takes on the role of Julian Assange.
On Tuesday, the recording of The Graham Norton Show took place in London, which aired on the following Friday on British television. Benedict, who is currently shooting scenes for The Imitation Game in Bletchley Park, came to this recording directly from the set to promote the film’s release in the UK.
The show is available in full length on BBC iPlayer, Benedict’s interview here:
On Friday he went to the US to promote the movie there as well. Here, Benedict was seen in some U.S. shows: Jimmy Fallon, Good Morning America and Katie Couric. Below are the clips.
Good Morning America:
In addition, Benedict also participated in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), and answered questions from fans for about two hours. A transcript of his answers can be found here: Reddit AMA