Benedict Cumberbatch Confirms He’s Signed on for SHERLOCK Season 4

Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch in SHERLOCK - Season One

Benedict Cumberbatch, the star of the BBC’s very popular SHERLOCK, has confirmed that he and co-star Martin Freeman are signed on for a fourth season of SHERLOCK, but he seems to hedge his bets about what that actually means.

Via Radiotimes:

“We’ve agreed to two more [series] but I could get into trouble for saying that,” revealed Cumberbatch at the South Bank Show Awards this afternoon.

“All I know at the moment is we’re doing these three [episodes of the upcoming series] and another three. I just don’t know what there is beyond that.”

He then added:

“It just depends on Martin and I’s availability, how long we can keep it going. It depends on Steven’s ability. I’d love to keep it going.”

I guess it’ll all depend on their movie careers. Cumberbatch has a big role in the upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness” and Freeman, of course, is flying high from the “Hobbit” franchise.

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