Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in BLOOD MOUNTAIN War Thriller

Via: Variety

Benedict Cumberbatch is signed on to star in a new thriller called Blood Mountain. The movie is being directed by Sergei Bodrov (Mongol, Seventh Son), and it sounds like it could be a very intense movie.

The story follows a "private military contractor whose special forces team is ambushed and killed during a covert raid, forcing him to personally escort one of the world’s most wanted terrorists over hostile terrain in order to bring him to justice. With a bounty at stake and insurgents and rival mercenaries hunting them, the two find themselves facing not only their enemies, but each other in their fight for survival."

This seems like a very different role for Cumberbatch to take on, but it's one that I think he will be awesome in. 

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