OMG!!! This is terrifying!
Benedict Cumberbatch is counting his blessings after a truly scary experience in South Africa, more frightening than any film he's ever been in!
While shooting the 2005 miniseries To the Ends of the Earth, Benedict and two of his buddies were driving through a dangerous area late at night. He explained moment for moment what happened next, saying:
"We were in South Africa, in KwaZulu-Natal, this amazing district north of Durban [but] notoriously dangerous."
As they made their way down the road, suddenly their car's front tire blew out, stranding them in the middle of nowhere! Benedict continued:
"We were like sitting ducks, adverts for — not prosperity necessarily but materialism."
While he and his friends tried to fix their vehicle, six ARMED men emerged from the dark and demanded all of their money and any drugs they had on them! The actor remembers the men screaming:
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