Benedict Cumberbatch inspired me to take up ‘Infinity War’: Josh Brolin

Vastavam web: Josh Brolin says he was initially sceptical about playing Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War”, but when he saw Benedict Cumberbatch immersive performance as Smaug in “The Hobbit”, he was inspired to dig deep into his character.The 50-year-old actor said the “Doctor Strange” star set high standards and he was inspired to take the challenge head on.While researching for his role, Brolin stumbled across a YouTube video, which showed Cumberbatch playing out the part of the dragon Smaug in a behind the scenes footage from the Peter Jackson film series.”This is not like bulls**t. This is something you Have to sink your teeth into conviction, embarrassment, and all this kind of stuff,” Brolin told EW.