Benedict Cumberbatch often comes across as very serious on-screen, but he’s definitely got a lighter side, which he’ll be showing off with his new project. He’s signed up to lend his voice to The Penguins of Madagascar, according to TheWrap. He’s not the only one either, as John Malkovich has joined the Madagascar spin-off too. Hit the jump to find out whom they’ll play.
There’s too many plot details are few, although it will obviously focus on the Penguins that became such as hit in the Madagascar movies. Benedict Cumberbatch will voice an animal who is secretly working for the CIA. He is chasing down a villain portrayed by John Malkovich.
Simon J. Smith is set to direct from a script by Michael Colton and John Aboud. The Penguins of Madagascar can currently be seen on a Nickelodeon TV show, a straight to DVD movie and a comic written by David Server and Jackson Lanzing, so they’re certainly popular. It should be out March 2015.