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    Matt Damon Accepts Benedict Cumberbatch's Man Crush: "We'll Have to Go Get a Beer"

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    Benedict Cumberbatch, you are worthy.

    Learning for the first time about the Sherlock star's bromantic feelings for him as an actor and all-around great guy, Matt Damon appeared flattered in a recent interview.

    But more importantly, he sounded willing to set up a meeting!

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    "Oh, really?" a surprised Damon replied when NextMovie.com informed him that Cumberbatch has "a huge man-crush" on him, which the Brit more or less revealed a couple weeks ago to Vulture.

    "He's very talented, but I have not met him," Damon admitted.

    Told that Cumberbatch totally wanted to hang out, he promised, "Definitely, definitely. We'll have to go get a beer. He's really good. We can hang out at the Emmys."

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    Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra, Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End

    The plot thickens! Damon and Cumberbatch are actually squaring off for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, Damon for the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra and Cumberbatch for the HBO miniseries Parade's End.

    Let's just say, we cannot wait for the meeting of those Emmy-nominated minds.

    Cumberbatch really couldn't say enough flattering things about Damon during his Vulture interview, calling the Elysium star "a huge hero" of his.

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    "He's just so grounded. He's so intelligent," Cumberbatch raved about his fellow thesp. "He makes these smart choices, as an actor, as a producer, as a writer. He's so composed. You never hear a bad word said about him. Everybody loves him. And he just sounds like he's got his priorities right as a human being, and as an actor, he's phenomenal. What a screen presence."

    As for the idea of meeting his cinematic heroes, which also include Michael Douglas and Al Pacino, the Fifth Estate star admitted that he would probably be "a bit star struck [around Pacino and Douglas], but at least with Matt, I can kind of quiz him.

    "And then cut to a hot night where we're all getting drunk and dancing and having a good time! Maybe it'll have to be on another occasion, but wouldn't that be cool, though? I would like to go out with that group full stop, wouldn't you? That would be a fun dinner party. I think that would be great fun."

    Gentlemen, take photos, please!

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