Cumberbatch to star in ‘The Simpsons’

July 6th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS  

London, July 6 (IANS) British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is making a cameo appearance in animated sitcom “The Simpsons”.

The 35-year-old, who shot to fame playing iconic detective Sherlock Holmes in TV series “Sherlock”, landed a voice role in the American sitcom created by Matt Groening.

”I was at a meeting in the same place ‘The Simpsons’ is recorded and heard there was a part going in an episode. I said, ‘I hate to muscle in here guys but could I record it?’ Next thing, I’m standing in a room with all those famous voices; Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa,” quoted Cumberbatch as saying.

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