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Benedict Cumberbatch joins Tom Hiddleston for a special screening of The Power of the Dog 

The psychological Western drama film was released on Netflix in November. 

And Benedict Cumberbatch, 45, looked as dashing as ever as he attended a special screening of The Power of the Dog hosted by Tom Hiddleston, in London, on Friday. 

The actor, donned a brown chequered jacket with a fleece trimmed collar as he turned up to speak with the Marvel actor, 40, at the event. 

Dapper: Benedict Cumberbatch, 45, looked dashing in a chequered jacket as he joined a suave Tom Hiddleston, 40, for a special screening of The Power of the Dog in London on Friday

Benedict, who takes on the role of the lead character in the film, dressed down for the occasion as he teamed the jacket with washed out jeans.

He layered a cream shirt and grey T shirt underneath before completing his look with a pair of suede boots. 

Tom looked slick in a navy ensemble as he wore as smart blazer with a matching sweater and suit trousers. 

Low-key: The actor, who takes on the role of the lead character in the film, dressed down for the occasion as he teamed the Lumberjack style number with washed out jeans

Low-key: The actor, who takes on the role of the lead character in the film, dressed down for the occasion as he teamed the Lumberjack style number with washed out jeans 

Pals: Tom looked slick in a Navy ensemble as he wore as smart blazer with a matching sweater and suit trousers

Pals: Tom looked slick in a Navy ensemble as he wore as smart blazer with a matching sweater and suit trousers

Pose! Tom and Benedict looked as handsome as ever as they posed for photos

Screening: Benedict got ready to discuss his role

 Pose! Tom and Benedict looked as handsome as ever as they posed for photos

All smiles: Marvel actor Tom hosted the event for the Netflix hit

All smiles: Marvel actor Tom hosted the event for the Netflix hit

The actors sat down together as Benedict discussed his latest role with Tom before the screening. 

The pair met in 2010 on the set of Steven Spielberg’s epic War Horse and have been friends ever since.  

Also in attendance was director Rupert Goold, 49, who posed for photos alongside his wife, actress Kate Fleetwood, 49. 

Nicholas Pinnock, 48, best known for his role in Top Boy put in a casual display in an all-black ensemble as he wrapped up warm in a parka.  

Bromance: The pair met in 2010 on the set of Steven Spielberg's epic War Horse and have been friends ever since

Bromance: The pair met in 2010 on the set of Steven Spielberg’s epic War Horse and have been friends ever since

Chat: The actors sat down together as Benedict discussed his latest role with Tom before the screening

Chat: The actors sat down together as Benedict discussed his latest role with Tom before the screening

Plot: The Western drama is the film adaptation of Thomas Savage's 1967 novel of the same name

Plot: The Western drama is the film adaptation of Thomas Savage’s 1967 novel of the same name

Drama: It tells the story of a charismatic rancher named Phil Burbank (played by Benedict) who inspires fear and awe in those around him

Drama: It tells the story of a charismatic rancher named Phil Burbank (played by Benedict) who inspires fear and awe in those around him

His Top Boy co-star, Ashley Walters, 39, wore a charcoal printed hoodie with cargo trousers and Nike trainers for his appearance. 

The Western drama is the film adaptation of Thomas Savage’s 1967 novel of the same name.   

It tells the story of a charismatic rancher named Phil Burbank (played by Benedict) who inspires fear and awe in those around him. 

When his brother brings home a new wife (played by Kirsten Dunst) and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.    

Story: When his brother brings home a new wife (played by Kirsten Dunst) and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love

Story: When his brother brings home a new wife (played by Kirsten Dunst) and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love

Attendees: Top Boy stars Nicholas Pinnock, 48, and Ashley Walters, 39, wrapped up warm for the screening

Cosy: Nicholas put in a casual display in an all-black ensemble and a parka

Attendees: Top Boy stars Nicholas Pinnock, 48, and Ashley Walters, 39, wrapped up warm for the screening 

Guests: Also in attendance was director Rupert Goold, 49, who posed for photos alongside his wife, actress Kate Fleetwood, 49

Guests: Also in attendance was director Rupert Goold, 49, who posed for photos alongside his wife, actress Kate Fleetwood, 49

In light of his characters behaviour, Benedict used a promotional interview to explain the importance of exploring such topics. 

He told Sky News: ‘We need to fix the behaviour of men. You have to kind of lift the lid on the engine a little bit. 

‘I think it’s ever relevant, and in a world that’s questioning and ripping into and finally pointing out the inadequacies of the status quo and the patriarchy, it’s even more important.

‘You get this sort of rebellion aspect, this denial, this sort of childish defensive position of ‘not all men are bad’. No, we just have to shut up and listen.’

Movie magic: Benedict showed off his rugged good looks as Phil Burbank for the poster

Movie magic: Benedict showed off his rugged good looks as Phil Burbank for the poster

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