Benedict Cumberbatch opens up on 'Sherlock' season 5
Benedict Cumberbatch Talks About The Possibility Of ‘Sherlock’ Season 5 (Photo Credit: IMDb)

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that a fifth season of the hit BBC TV series “Sherlock” is a possibility. However, the 44-year-old actor, who rose to fame playing a reimagined version of the popular sleuth created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, doesn’t see it happening anytime soon.


“I’m the worst person to ask on this because I never say never, obviously. But I don’t know. And I’m the worst person to ask because my slate’s pretty, pretty full at the moment, as is Martin (Freeman, who plays the role of Dr. Watson) and all the other key players involved,” Benedict said during an interview with


“So, who knows? Maybe one day, if the script’s right. And I say ‘the script,’ maybe it could be a film rather than the series. Who knows? But anyway, not for now,” added Benedict Cumberbatch.

The fourth season of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock’s last episode, “The Final Problem” aired on BBC, and Netflix in 2017.

Meanwhile, Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Dr Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has explained he did not appear in the first season of “WandaVision” because he was busy with his production company.

“I wasn’t in ‘WandaVision’, I’d been quite busy,” he said on the show “Jake’s Takes” on YouTube, reports

For the uninitiated, ever since it was announced at the San Diego Comic Con that the events from “WandaVision” to connect to the sequel, “Dr Strange In The Multiverse of Madness”, it was believed that Cumberbatch would make a brief appearance on the nine-epiosde show that concluded recently.

“I’m sorry to disappoint you. I don’t know, yeah. I mean, that would’ve been fun I guess. It would’ve let into (Elizabeth Olsen’s) involvement with (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”) but, ah hell, you know. That’s all to come,” Cumberbatch said on the show.

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