— Benedict's BAFTA (@mariaramostcb) September 5, 2013
The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival opened Thursday night with the red carpet gala for the WikiLeaks film “The Fifth Estate.” Unsurprisingly, all eyes were on star Benedict Cumberbatch, and hundreds of fans erupted into screams when the “Sherlock” and “Star Trek Into Darkness” star arrived on the red carpet outside “Roy Thompson Hall.” But even among all high-pitched wails from die-hard Cumberbitches (that’s what his fans call themselves! Really!), there was still time for some of the spectators to tweet all about the actor, “The Fifth Estate,” and the festival. Check out some of the best tweets from TIFF’s opening night gala:
What if instead of Cumberbatch, Khan shows up for the premiere of THE FIFTH ESTATE? — Jesse Hawken (@jessehawken) September 5, 2013
Everybody on that carpet is outbatched by Cumberbatch... #TIFF13
— luno (@freewomenxgrape) September 5, 2013
the year is 2013. benedict cumberbatch name jokes are still a thing.
— emily nielsen (@eknielsen) September 5, 2013
IT'S ONE IN THE MORNING AND IM WEEPING OVER BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH. NOTHING NEW. — Thrill of the Chase (@astudyinwholock) September 6, 2013
Is there any name in the world greater than Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch? #IThinkNot
— Matthew Lashbrook (@TheLashbrook) September 5, 2013
About to Premiere The Fifth Estate as the opening film at the Toronto Film Festival. It is about WikiLeaks and could not be more topical. — Jeffrey Skoll (@jeffskoll) September 5, 2013
hey benedict cumberbatch feel free to stop by our house after The Fifth Estate, we can watch football & rave about Matt Damon together
— Samantha Sobo (@SamanthaSobo) September 5, 2013
apparently benedict cumberbatch is not on doctor who and i've been living a lie for so long — Jon Shippling (@teenageadult) September 6, 2013
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH IS AT TIFF AND HE IS WEARING A BOW TIE. I REPEAT. HE IS WEARING A BOW TIE. THIS IS NOT A DRILL PEOPLE!!!!
— Haley Savage (@haleymsavage) September 5, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch had me at "bow tie." — Amy (@GearsFanInHere) September 5, 2013
Benedict Cumberbatch in a bow tie. I swoon.
— Heather F Doyle (@threescompany_) September 6, 2013
Watch the trailer for “The Fifth Estate”: