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Netflix: Benedict Cumberbatch imagines a monster in the thriller mini-series Éric

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May30,2024

She's finally here! ! Éric, the mini-series led by Benedict Cumberbatch announced in January 2023, has just landed on Netflix. The scenario is a little different from the one shared in this article. by Variety a year ago, but the least we can say is that the story of this very intense thriller will leave an impression on more than one viewer… 

Netflix: Benedict Cumberbatch imagines a monster in the mini- thriller series Éric

Benedict Cumberbatch, impressive in Éric

Everything he touches turns into gold. Benedict Cumberbatch is a true goldsmith whose each of the characters is transcended; by his acting talents.After having shone in as a detective in Sherlock, as a superhero in the MCU, as a mathematician in Imitation Game or even as a tyrant in < em>Star Trek, the 47-year-old British actor slips into the shoes of a father plagued by the worst nightmares. Dans Éric, a mini-series from Netflix(for whom he had already shotLa Merveilleuse Story of Henry Sugar)Available since 9 a.m. this morning on the platform, he plays Vincent, the father of Egard, a little boy who disappeared on his way to school. Already subject to certain addictions, this creator of a puppet show very popular with children definitely sinks into alcohol as well as despair.

All he wants is to find his son.< br />
The ERIC mini-series, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, from the creators of Chernobyl, May 30. pic.twitter.com/wYcNPShVzF

May 2, 2024

It is then that he begins to have hallucinations of a large hairy monster called a Éric, which his son had invented; and never stopped drawing. In the original version, Benedict Cumberbatch, who already plays the figure of this father on the edge of the abyss also lends his voice to the fictional creature. The opportunity for those who had lent themselves to &àgrave; This exercise a few years ago, by doubling Smaug in The Hobbit, to demonstrate once again the extent of his talent by interpreting these two characters in a way that is as nuanced as it is poignant. In six episodes, this mini-series which takes place across the world. New York in the 1980s managed to achieve immerse us completely in the dark intrigue of this thriller.

And you, will you/have you watched? Éric?

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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