From the Radio Times
For many fanboys and girls it would be the dream pairing – Doctor Who and Benedict Cumberbatch.
So the rumour that the Sherlock star is to play the Time Lord’s arch enemy The Master as part of next year’s Doctor Who 50th anniversary output will raise some goosebumps.
Doctor Who insiders say Cumberbatch, 35, is being lined up for the role and is likely to take on Matt Smith’s Doctor as the show celebrates its half-century in 2013, according to The Express.
“It’s fitting that the Doctor comes face to face with his ultimate enemy, The Master, for the 50th anniversary and it’s felt Benedict is the perfect choice if schedules can work,” a source told the paper. “Fans will love the idea of the man who plays Sherlock Holmes taking on the Doctor’’.
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