‘The Mauritanian’ star Benedict Cumberbatch calls on Joe Biden to close down Guantanamo Bay

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Benedict Cumberbatch says he plans to call on Joe Biden to close Guantanamo Bay after studying the prison for his latest movie “The Mauritanian.” 

The actor produced the drama and portrays Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch. “The Mauritanian” is based on the memoir by real-life Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was suspected of organizing the 9/11 attacks and spent 14 years at the detention center without charge until he was ultimately released in 2016.

Speaking to The Independent, Cumberbatch explained America’s controversial relationship with Guantanamo Bay in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, ultimately arguing that he feels it’s beyond time to close down the facility. 

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