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Benedict Cumberbatch obsessors fans will definitely be happy to hear this news. The Imitation Game star, who has left Sherlock viewers anxiously waiting for its return, has given hope that it will be coming back sooner rather than later, as it is about to start filming again!

With a Golden Globe nomination and Sherlock soon-to-be underway, the British star definitely has a lot on his plate these days, including a wedding in the future! Yes, he crushed Cumberbitches' hearts everywhere when he popped the question to now-fiancée Sophie Hunter, but we may not see them tie the knot for quite awhile!

"One thing at a time," he told PopSugar of his impending nuptials and work. "I'm playing Sherlock now—just about to start—so my main focus is going to be on that."

Sherlock will return to fans first in the form of a special in 2015, but then will launch into a new season of episodes in 2016. Co-creator Mark Gatiss told RadioTimes.com that fans "can always expect tragedy as well as adventure, that's just how it goes."

Series co-creator Steven Moffat also opened up in a statement about what to expect from Sherlock when it returns, which only added to the mystery shrouding the series.

"A special, plus a new series of three episodes—it's a record-breaking run! Of course, it's far too early to say what's coming, but we're reasonably confident that the very next thing to happen to Sherlock and John, is the very last thing you'd expect..."

The real tragedy here is that Cumberbatch is off the market, but we have to say the couple announced their engagement in the cutest, most old school way possible—a newspaper announcement in The Times! His rep also confirmed the special news. He and Hunter met on the set of Burlesque Fairytales in 2009, but were confirmed as a couple only five months before announcing their engagement! 

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