publication date: Monday, December 22, 2014 (part of Winter 2015)

category: Movies

clue: He's been a detective, a dragon, an inventor, and a sci-fi villain, but none of them are as strange as his next role.

explanation: Cumberbatch starred in Sherlock, the Hobbit films, The Imitation Game, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Doctor Strange. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Richard Slominsky


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