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Old February 16 2013, 01:18 AM   #39
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Re: Interesting Cumberbatch Character theory

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and now we would be seeing Del Toro doing all the things and saying all the lines we've been privy to in the trailers,
You probably wouldn't. They've said that after casting Cumberbatch they went back and specifically tailored the role for him.
Yeah, like making his character a white English guy, but much of the characters motivations might remain much the same. I wouldn't think JJ and crew would think Cumberbatch is perfect for the role already created only to alter it drastically.
IIRC, they said something to the effect of "they didn't change the role, they merely changed some dialogue that fit Cumberbatch as an actor better" or something similar.
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