Benedict Cumberbatch roped in for 'The 39 Steps' series
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has been roped in for a new series based on the classic thriller The 39 Steps. Screenwriter Mark L. Smith of The Revenant fame is writing the series while Edward Berger is directing it. Berger previously joined hands with Cumberbatch for Patrick Melrose, a miniseries that was released in 2018. Cumberbatch will also executive produce this limited series.