Who are the sexiest man & woman in the world? Thu-03-Oct-13 08:52 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyThe readers of the British magazine Empire have voted for the sexiest male and female star in the world and their choices are...Emma Watson (Harry Potter’s Hermione) as the sexiest female movie star and Benedict Cumberbatch as the sexiest male movie star in the world.He played (among other roles) Sherlock Holmes in BBC's TV drama Sherlock, the bad guy Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness and also the voices of both Smaug the Dragon and the Necromancer in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.Other top hotties in the guys' category included Tom Hiddleston, Henry Cavill, Ryan Gosling, Robert Downey Jr., and Chris Hemsworth. As for the sexiest women, Scarlett Johansson came in at No. 2, followed by Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart, Anne Hathaway, Emma Stone and Mila Kunis. You May Also Like Emma Watson in denial over 50 Shades role Leaked documents reveal who will play Anastacia in Fifty Shades of Grey Emma Watson was stopped at the airport for what Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .