Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In Showtime Miniseries

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Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) is set to shoot a miniseries for Showtime based on a Booker Prize winning writer’s novel.

The miniseries based on the Patrick Melrose novels will be a joint production between Showtime in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK. The production will adapt all the books of the series one episode per book. Cumberbatch will be playing Patrick Melrose who is described as an aristocratic and outrageously funny playboy struggling with considerable parent issues.