Love is in the air for Benedict and Sophie! ‘The Imitation Game’ actor is set to tie the knot with his beautiful bride on the most romantic day of the year in a Valentine’s Day ceremony, according to a new report.
It’s a Valentine’s Day wedding! Benedict Cumberbatch, 38, and Sophie Hunter, 36, will reportedly be tying the knot in an intimate ceremony on Feb. 14 in Britain. So romantic! The couple, who announced their engagement in November, are also expecting their first child together.
Sophie Hunter & Benedict Cumberbatch Getting Married On Valentine’s Day
Benedict and Sophie will reportedly wed in front of family and close friends in Britain, before jetting to Los Angeles to spend their honeymoon together, according to People.
Originally, the Sherlock actor said that he and Sophie were putting their wedding plans on the back burner until awards season was over. Seeing as though the Oscars are coming up on Feb. 22, where Benedict is nominated for Best Actor in The Imitation Game, it seems like the lovebirds just couldn’t wait to get married! We can’t wait to see Sophie proudly sport her wedding band on the Oscars red carpet!
Plus, Benedict and Sophie definitely chose the most romantic day of the year to say their “I dos.” What a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend!
In other great news, as confirmed in January, Benedict and Sophie also have a baby on the way!
Before the news was confirmed, Sophie made every attempt to hide her baby bump at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, even putting her handbag in front of her stomach.
Benedict’s rep released this statement to HollywoodLife.com, confirming the happy news:
“I am delighted to confirm that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child. They are both over the moon.”
We’re over the moon about the baby and the wedding, too!
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Are you surprised Benedict and Sophie are tying the knot on Valentine’s Day? Sound off below!
— Julianne Ishler