James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love. Tom Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild. Even though he's terminally ill with cancer, Cumberbatch's character still sets out for a dream trip to Barafundle Bay with friend JJ Feild. Third Star dares to tackle the taboos of youthful death with great humour and warmth, Benedict Cumberbatch heads an impressive, young British cast for debut. Third Star had its premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival in June , where the film was shown as the closing film. In England, Third Star then aired on Third Star is a British drama film directed by Hattie Dalton and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild, Tom Burke, Adam Robertson, and Hugh Bonneville. Third Star is an independent movie from Western Edge Pictures starring Benedict Cumberbatch as James – a terminally ill man who takes a roadtrip to. If all the oceans were ink and the heavens a scroll, there still would not be words enough to describe how incredible this movie is. Benedict Cumberbatch is a. By BAFTA award-winning director Hattie Dalton (THE BANKER), THIRD STAR stars Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC s SHERLOCK, AMAZING GRACE.