I can swear that was Benedict Cumberbatch that did the narration to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. Apparently I wasn’t alone in my thinking as everyone else thought the same thing too. A couple of outlets did some detective work and claimed it was performance-capture legend Andy Serkis, and this was followed by “confirmation” from Good Morning America. Does this not please you? Well here it is from the man himself; though he’s still keeping hush on who exactly he’ll be playing in the movie. Here’s what Serkis had to say to Absolute Radio at the The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies première.
Here’s the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that you’ve probably already watched a million times already (make that a million and one).