Benedict Cumberbatch To Star in ‘HOW TO STOP TIME’
Doctor Strange and Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in HOW TO STOP TIME, StudioCanal’s upcoming adaption of Matt Haig’s next adult novel.
A romantic fantasy spanning centuries and continents, the film follows Tom Hazard (Cumberbatch), who looks like an ordinary 41-year-old man but has a rare condition that has kept him alive for centuries.
Danny Perkins, StudioCanal UK’s CEO said:
“We are delighted to be continuing our successful relationship with Matt Haig as well as build upon our long-running and dynamic partnership with SunnyMarch, Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Ackland. This compelling novel will make for a powerful film that falls in line with StudioCanal’s ongoing commitment to British talent, storytelling and production. We look forward to bringing it to audiences around the world.”
StudioCanal will be fully financing the film, and will distribute in the UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Cumberbatch’s production company SunnyMarch will produce, with Adam Ackland producing and Cumberbatch executive producing.