In a marketing move both brilliant and terrifying, the team behind Penguins Of Madagascar organized a Tumblr Q&A with Benedict Cumberbatch. In case you've been living under an Internet rock for the past three years: Tumblr really loves Benedict Cumberbatch. But this Q&A did not go as weirdly as it could have! In fact, it went pretty calmly, and we got a little bit more intimate with Cumberbatch's love of wordplay.
The coming of Cumberbatch to his neglected kingdom was, all in all, a muted affair. But there were still some pretty delightful answers that cropped up along the way.
He calls himself overexposed
Cause, I mean, he is. He says as much when asked if he'd make a good secret agent:
Gotta love self awareness.
He makes some bird puns
Asked what animal he'd be other than the otter standby:
Dude really does like wordplay
Asked when people started recognizing him on the streets:
He has a really adorable name idea for his hypothetical pet pengling
Though it seems like he'd be quite rude to talking animals
He would make a horrible pizza
Question: "If you were a pizza what kind of toppings would you have?"
Warning: Do not eat Benedict Cumberbatch.
And he gets super philosophical about time travel
No wonder he and Tom Hiddleston are such good friends.