Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

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Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star in Brexit Drama

The project has a found a home at Channel 4.

Benedict Cumberbatch will star in a drama about the Brexit vote for Channel 4, according to Deadline. The show pairs Cumberbatch with scriptwriter James Graham, who is most famous for writing the plays The Vote and Quiz.

The script centers around the vote and Cumberbatch’s Dominic Cummings, the Campaign Director of Vote Leave.

“I hope by going behind-the-scenes of the campaign, we’re able to interrogate the consequences of what happened during these eight weeks that have changed the country forever,” Graham said of his script. Black Mirror’s Toby Haynes is attached to direct, and Brexit, which is the project’s working title, will shoot later this year.

Read the full story at Deadline