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Benedict Cumberbatch saves ‘petrified’ family from herd of cows while on vacation

Benedict Cumberbatch was urged by director Jane Campion to retain the character while filming the Netflix drama The Power Of The Dog, and his portrayal of a herdsman helped him when he found himself in a difficult situation. last year

Benedict Cumberbatch received an Oscar nomination for his role in The Power of the Dog
Benedict Cumberbatch received an Oscar nomination for his role in The Power of the Dog

Benedict Cumberbatch has lived up to his superhero status after he saved a ‘petrified’ family from a herd of cows while on vacation.

The Doctor Strange star, 45, says his intense training playing a herder on Netflix’s The Power Of The Dog has helped a lot when he’s faced with a terrifying encounter last summer.

Benedict plays rancher Phil Burbank in the critically-acclaimed TV series and he says director Jane Campion urged him to keep the character intact throughout filming, even during the break. tuberculosis.

During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show on Friday, the Oscar-nominated actor said two months living on a ranch in Montana made it possible for him to “split the tide” of livestock to help. family is in trouble.

“I came back from filming the movie in August and we went to the beach. To get there we had to cross a field and in the field was a petrified family who couldn’t move, they were frozen to death by a herd of cows with calves,” he explained.







Benedict plays herdsman Phil Burbank in the Netflix TV series
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“I thought, ‘I can do this,’ and I just wanted to say goodbye to the wave of cattle. The family was like, ‘That’s unbelievable. Hey, are you Sherlock? ‘ It was a very non-Sherlock activity! ‘ Benedict laughed.

The father of three has heaped praise on filmmaker Jane, and thanked her for encouraging him to really immerse himself in the role.

“Jane encouraged me to stay true to myself. She was very secure about all the things I was insecure about and said, ”Do whatever you have to do to feel in possession of this very different life experience,'” he told the host. Graham.






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“So I went to Montana for two months to find out what life on a farm is like and experience all the things you see in the movies. It’s unbelievable and by far compared to anything I’ve ever done,” added Benedict.

The Avengers: Infinity War star also discussed his Best Actor nomination at next month’s Academy Awards, and said he’s delighted to be presenting the Oscar alongside his Kirsten co-stars. Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

“Whatever happened that night, all of those nominations were well-deserved and obviously I’m delighted that the four of us as actors were nominated,” he shared. .

He also teased the possibility of wearing his hair during the after-party full of stars of the ceremony.

“We’re going to be great on that dance floor – it’s going to be great no matter what,” Benedict quips.

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