Star of 'Sherlock' Benedict Cumberbatch has announced that he has landed a cameo part in a upcoming episode of 'The Simpsons'.
He landed the role unexpectedly when attending a meeting in the same place were the show is recorded. Talking to Instyle magazine, Cumberbatch said of the part "I heard there was a part going in an episode. I said, 'I hate to muscle in here guys but could I record it?' Next thing, I'm standing in a room with all those famous voices; Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa"
Cumberbatch's next role see's him play Christopher Tietjens in the BBC/HBO mini-series 'Parade's End' set in World War One.