Benedict Cumberbatch continues to be the man to watch as his career escalates to new heights. He has been attending the Toronto Film Festival where three of his films have premiered, the Oscar tipped 12 Years A Slave, The Fifth Estate, a biopic about the WikiLeaks founder, and the screen adaptation of the Pulitzer and Tony award winning play August: Osage County starring Meryl Streep.
Cumberbatch is rumoured to be looking at a new project which will see another bestselling book make its way to the screen.
The film is based on David Grannís The Lost City of Z. Cumberbatch is tipped to play Percy Fawcett, the celebrated adventurer, who in 1925 headed into the depths of the Brazilian Amazon jungles. Fawcett claimed to have discovered a mythical city he called The Lost City Of Z. Scorned by peers certain this ancient kingdom was a fraud, Fawcett headed back into the jungle with his son and one other, braving the dangers of disease and poisonous creatures to prove his discovery. Father and son were never seen again and it remains one of the great exploration mysteries of the 20th Century.
Brad Pitt was first sought to play Fawcett when the film was announced five years ago. Pittís production company Plan B remains attached to the project. The film will be directed by James Gray (We Own the Night, The Yards) based on his script.
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