There was one feature, and only one feature, of interest in the whole of this baffling case and, quite frankly, it was the usual. John Watson. Who, while I was trying to solve the murder, instead saved a life.
Speaking with a perfect Oklahoma accent, Cumberbatch unfurled a small gem [in August: Osage County]: a son so cowed by his mother he seemed a beat behind his own skin. “Meryl [Streep] looked at me and gave me a big smile, which is Meryl’s way of saying, ‘Well done.’” - John Wells (director of August: Osage County) on casting Benedict in the film(x)