Hot off his Academy Award-nominated efficiency in Power of the Pet and package office success of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Insanity, Benedict Cumberbatch is revealing no indications of decreasing. Due date is reporting that a movie partnership in between the star and Academy Award-nominated director Paul Greengrass is presently being searched the Cannes Movie Market.

The movie, entitled The Hood, is stated to be in a comparable vein to Braveheart and Gladiator. Composed by Greengrass with him preparing to direct too, the movie is stated to be a duration drama. Cumberbatch will supposedly star in the movie as the leader of a peasant revolt in England. Very little else about the movie is understood at this time.


Cumberbatch is a two-time Academy Award-nominated star, being chosen for Power of the Pet and The Replica Video Game. Cumberbatch initially went far for himself to worldwide audiences when he started starring in the hit BBC drama Sherlock as the titular Sherlock Holmes, a function which made him 3 BAFTA elections and one Emmy win. His name then started to grow even larger as he starred as the dragon Smaug in The Hobbit trilogy and went into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Doctor Strange. The star has actually likewise appeared in movies like 12 Years a Servant, Black Mass, and 1917. Presently, he is recording an adjustment of the Roald Dahl book The Fantastic Story of Henry Sugar for director Wes Anderson.

As a director, Greengrass is mainly understood for his historic dramas. Greengrass directed the movie United 93, about the September 11th terrorist attack, which made him a BAFTA win and Academy Award election for directing. His other historic dramas consist of Bloody Sunday, about the massacre of Irish civilians by British soldiers throughout a demonstration, Captain Phillips, about the hijacking of an American freight ship by Somali pirates, and 22 July, about the worst terrorist attack in Norway’s history. Greengrass’ other directing works consist of The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Warning, and News of the World. As a writer, Greengrass composed Bloody Sunday, United 93, 22 July, and News of the World.

Tyler Thompson and Greggory Goodman are producing The Hood for the production banner Cross Creek. Cross Creek is likewise funding the movie. Stay tuned to Collider for any future updates.