Sophie's family celebrates her engagement to Cumberbatch

  • IANS, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Nov 07, 2014 11:03 IST


Benedict Cumberbatch's

future in-laws are happy about his engagement to their daughter,

Sophie Hunter


The 38-year-old actor announced his engagement to the world in the births, marriages and deaths section of The Times newspaper on Wednesday.

Hunter's mother Katharine and brother Patrick have said that the family is happy and excited about the couple's engagement, reports

"We are very happy for them. It's a really fabulous day.

"It's only just been announced so we don't know any more but it's lovely news," Katharine said.

Hunter's younger brother said: "We're all very happy for Soph - it's really exciting."

The family added that the wedding date and venue is yet to be decided.

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