Benedict Cumberbatch is one of 10 Hollywood stars that include woo magazineBest performance of the 2022 issue, but his appearance on the cover of the magazine has been relaxed me His “most challenging role” yet by fans on social media.
Dr. Strange The star was photographed wearing a bright yellow patterned shirt, a matching yellow bucket hat, and light gray Ray-Ban sunglasses by Hermes for their cover.
Cumberbatch also sports facial hair in the photo and holds a daisy in one hand while leaning on his other fist.
The issue featured a series of interviews with “the hottest stars of the year”, including Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Denzel Washington, Jennifer Hudson, Tilda Swinton, Kristen Stewart, Gemma Chan, Jessica Chastain and Cate Blanchett.
Cumberbatch was nominated for Best Actor at this year’s Golden Globe Awards for his role in dog power, which won Best Motion Picture, Drama.
However, his cover photo garnered attention on social media not for praising his performance, but because he appeared to be styled after Ali G, a fictional character created by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
The cover photos were shared by the Twitter account, Film Updates, and were quickly retweeted by hundreds of people who added their comments.
a person wrote: “Benedict Cumberbatch Joins As Ali G” W MagazineBest performance issue of”.
Another mentioned Cumberbatch’s upcoming film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness And said: “This is Ali ji in the multiplicity of madness.”
A third simply said: “It’s bringing Aliji to life.”
Others thought that their outfits resembled those worn by musicians such as Tyler the Creator or Sufjan Stevens, if the latter “made street art rather than music”.
While some were confused as to what was “going on” in the image, other fans praised Cumberbatch’s look, with one person To write: “He has no job being so cute.”
in an interview, Sherlock The actor said that when he was a minor actor he never imagined becoming a leading man.
Explaining that he was happy not to be a child actor, Cumberbatch said: “I sometimes thought in my twenties, ‘Hey, I wish I could start earlier’, because I’d never played a leading man. Wasn’t going to do it.
“I look like I do. Maybe I’m evolving into myself now. I went from playing women to men in a boys’ boarding school within a year.”