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Benedict Cumberbatch plays Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate, the Bill Condon-directed movie about the WikiLeaks founder and the site's rise.

He was on the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival yesterday, and got asked about Chelsea Manning's sentence:

"I wasn’t in the courtroom," he said. "I’ve been following it… it’s pretty devastating."

More here, from Cumberbatch and other cast and crew.

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