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There’s no going back: Benedict Cumberbatch sends out email wedding invitations

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley at the BFI London Film Festival opening night gala screening of The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley at the BFI London Film Festival opening night gala screening of The Imitation Game

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

It’s all over for any fans who dream of marrying Benedict Cumberbatch as the actor has confirmed a date for his wedding to Sophie Hunter.

The Imitation Game star has invited guests to the nuptials through email.

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley at the BFI London Film Festival opening night gala screening of The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley at the BFI London Film Festival opening night gala screening of The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter stepped out on the red carpet in New York

“The invitations have gone out already which is very quick,” a source told The Mirror.

“It's shocked a few people but they want their special day to happen before they have the baby.

“The details have been sent out in an email rather than a paper invitation as time is of the essence.”

The couple announced their engagement in November and are expecting their first child together.

The location of their wedding is top secret and guests are barred from revealing where the event will be hosted.

Despite the precautions, the nuptials are expected to be amazing.

"They're planning the perfect day,” the insider said. “Life couldn’t be much better for them at the moment."

Benedict previously revealed his mother was keen for him to start a family.

Following the engagement news, People told him fans were waiting for news of a “Cumber-baby” and he replied with glee.

“Oh my God. Well, my mother is also waiting for Cumber-babies,” Benedict told the outlet.

The Sherlock star met Sophie in 2013 and dated for one year prior to their engagement.

Benedict is having a wonderful 2015 so far, as the British thespian is up for an Academy Award for his work in The Imitation Game.

As his Hollywood career prospers, it’s claimed he and 36-year-old Sophie are living in the Venice Beach area of Los Angeles.

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