"Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch has expressed interest in a harder-edged action role after being typecast for many a year. Coincidentally, more than one Sherlock fan (several thousand, in fact: Exhibit A & Exhibit B) have noticed an uncanny similarity between this leggy English actor and legendary anime hero Spike Spiegel.
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Crazy? Maybe. But if the Internet can single-handedly resurrect Betty White’s career and start several political revolutions… I think we can at least vote #BebopBatch