Here’s Benedict Cumberbatch pretending to be a dragon!

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Because it’s a bit of a slow news day, here’s Benedict Cumberbatch crawling around pretending to be a dragon. Specifically, it’s the motion-capture footage (via THR) of him as Smaug from The Hobbit movies, which looks like SO MUCH FUN. Seriously, can you imagine being paid thousands of dollars to writhe around on the floor covered in balls? Okay, that was just bad phrasing. Mind if I try that again?

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Jeremy Feist is an (ahem) entertainer from Toronto, Canada. He writes, acts, and performs on stage, and has been a writer for Popbytes for almost three years now. He lives in Toronto with his boyfriend, his incredibly dumb but cute puppy, and his immortal cat.