Benedict Cumberbatch Signs on to "Blood Mountain"

Posted Thursday January 30, 2014 7:38 PM GMT

Fueling his meteoric rise, Benedict Cumberbatch signed on to appear in the new thriller, "Blood Mountain."

Directed by Sergei Bodrov, the flick follows a military contractor whose team is ambushed and he alone is left to deal with a terrorist.

Shooting on the film will begin in Morocco in April and the British actor better have some serious time management skills to juggle all his projects.

In addition to starring in the hit series, "Sherlock," Benedict will reportedly hit the stage for "Hamlet" this fall, and has a handful of other movies in the works.

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