Just a week after San Diego’s, London hosted its very own Comic Con, with one of its most famous sons proving the most popular panel of the show. That’s right — Benedict Cumberbatch was back in town, now that filming on Avengers: Infinity War has wrapped in Atlanta, GA.
And it was Benedict’s panel appearance that drew the crowds. He told the audience such tidbits as how the Avengers cast all “tried on each other’s costumes” during the filming of Infinity War, and giving a deliberately coy response to a question about James Bond.
— Emma Thrower (@iamnotwaynegale) July 29, 2017
That’s not a no! We’ll take it! Daniel Craig has reportedly signed on for one more go, but we can still hold out hope.
And, as usual, Benedict was more than game when it came to granting his fans’ requests, some of whom had paid £75 (roughly $100) to have their photo taken with the star:
— Michelle Zajac (@HoyaMichelle) July 29, 2017
— Paul Worts (@WortsPaul) July 29, 2017
— lichtblickpink (@lichtblickpink) July 30, 2017
— Aimie Drinkwater (@AJDrinko) July 29, 2017
(In case you don’t know, that last one is in reference to Cabin Pressure, a U.K. radio sitcom that stars Benedict as a bumbling airline pilot. And the lemon — well, the lemon is a reference to — oh look, it’ll take too long to explain. But trust us — it’s amusing.)
And then there was the moment the Sherlock actor came face-to-face (sort of) with his nemesis… pay attention to this Twitter user’s last name:
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