"It's fitting that the Doctor comes face to face with his ultimate enemy The Master for the 50th anniversary and it's felt Benedict is the perfect choice if schedules can work," a source told the Daily Express.
"Fans will love the idea of the man who plays Sherlock Holmes taking on the Doctor. Benedict has often been asked about whether he would like to play the Doctor, so it will be ironic if he now ends up being The Master instead."
Monday, February 27, 2012
TV's Sherlock to play Doctor Who's The Master
Benedict Cumberbatch from the BBC's "Sherlock" will play the Master in the show's upcoming 50th anniversary season.