Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter Are Getting Married Today A.K.A. Valentine's Day!

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

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When is the most romantic day to tie the knot? Valentine's Day, of course. And Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter must be die-hard romantics, because they're saying, "I do" today, according to People.

The pair will wed in the United Kingdom, then return to Los Angeles, so they can attend the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22. Cumberbatch is nominated for Best Actor for his role in The Imitation Game. The movie is also up for Best Picture.

The actor announced his engagement to Hunter, a theater director and actress, in November — in the newspaper! "Mr. B.T. Cumberbatch and Miss S.I. Hunter," the clipping read. "The engagement is announced between Benedict, son of Wanda and Timothy Cumberbatch of London, and Sophie, daughter of Katharine Hunter of Edinburgh and Charles Hunter of London."

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Benedict and Hunter are also expecting their first child. Pregnancy rumors first flew when she appeared to have a baby bump while walking the red carpet at the 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival Gala.

Asked how it felt to break millions of hearts by stepping off the market, Cumberbatch, who also stars in Sherlock, told Us Weekly, "Fine, in the sense that I've made one person's heart — the most important person in my life — very happy."

The couple has kept the details of their nuptials hush-hush, but we do know friends and family will be in attendance at the wedding. We also know on Valentine's Day, the wedding can't be anything less than perfect!

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