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Watch: Motion-Capture Video Shows How Benedict Cumberbatch Stole the Show in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Watch: Motion-Capture Video Shows How Benedict Cumberbatch Stole the Show in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Pretty much a guaranteed Oscar nominee for his role in this year’s “The Imitation Game,” Benedict Cumberbatch’s career is unstoppable. After wowing audiences and critics last year with his creepy voice performance as the dragon Smaug in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the British actor will soon appear in the last film in the trilogy: “The Battle of the Five Armies.” 

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In anticipation for his upcoming role, some B-Roll footage from “The Desolation of Smaug” has been released that shows Cumberbatch in all of his motion-capture glory. 

“The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies” will be in theaters December 12, 2014. Until check this behind the scenes look at Cumberbatch’s performance. 

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