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BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH CLOSE TO CONFIRMING STAR WARS ROLE - REPORT

Monday, September 02, 2013 - Benedict Cumberbatch is close to signing on for the new Star Wars film, according to multiple Internet movie news outlets.

The British actor is expected to reteam with his Star Trek: Into Darkness

director J.j. Abrams for the project.

News of the role he has been courted for has not leaked, but sources tell

BleedingCool.com his casting will be confirmed within days.

Cumberbatch recently dropped out of Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak.

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