Benedict Cumberbatch plays a devilish role in Good Omens with David Tennant and Michael Sheen

Benedict Cumberbatch and David Tennant attend the Evening Standard Theater Awards 2008 reception

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The Sherlock and Doctor Who Crossover, which you have been waiting for years, will finally happen – and all it took was the end of the world!

Neil Gaiman is the man who finally brought the actors who played Sherlock Holmes and The Doctor together by inviting Benedict Cumberbatch to David Tennant in his TV adaptation of David Tennant Good omen,

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At the TCA press tour on Wednesday (February 13), Gaiman shared the exciting news that Cumberbatch will face Tennant and Michael Sheen's Crowley and Aziraphale in the apocalyptic series defending Satan!

Benedict Cumberbatch dances on stage during the Laureus World Sports Awards Show at the Salle des Etoiles 2018

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"It's a huge animated Satan," laughed Gaiman. "It turns up and we needed a performance that worked, so we found a young British help who needed much guidance from Douglas [Mackinnon]… Benedict Cumberbatch! "

Cumberbatch has a lot of experience in saying Grumms. Smaug and Necromancer in the Hobbit Films as well as trying to Christmas in the city of Whoville Spoilsport,

In addition to these devilish casting messages Gaiman presented the very elaborate opening title sequence for Good omen along with confirmation that the series will arrive at Amazon Prime Video in the US 31. May,

Cumberbatch joins perhaps the most cast crew for a recent television series, alongside Jon Hamm as Archangel Gabriel, Nick Offerman as Top US Politician, Jack Whitehall as Witcher, Miranda Richardson as Medium and two of the League of Gentlemen!

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The supernatural series sends the demon Crowley and Angel Aziraphale on a road trip to save the world from the coming of an antichrist who will cause a war between heaven and hell.

In addition to streaming on Amazon Prime Video in the US Good omen will be joining BBC Two in the UK later this year.


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