Sherlock Holmes is a name with which almost everyone is familiar with this world. It has come across in various movies, TV shows, and video games. This just goes to show that the consulting detective has a considerable fan base and has only grown over a century since he was first introduced in the world.
2009’s Sherlock Holmes received positive reviews for its story, action sequences, costume, and Downey’s performance. A similar thing happened with its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. The way A Game of Shadows ended, it left fans exciting and wondering about the franchise’s third film.
However, it has been nine years since the last film was released, and fans have been waiting for the third film to premiere.
Finally, it is happening, find out all the exciting news about the next installment in the franchise.
The upcoming installment in the story of Holmes and Watson will be released in 2021 on 22 December. We will have to wait almost a year and a half to watch the film.
Cast and Crew
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law will reprise their role as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, respectively. However, we do not have a confirmation on any other cast member, but their rumors regarding Rachel McAdams reappearance for the role of Irene Adler.
Guy Ritchie won’t be directing the third film, rather Dexter Fletcher, director of Rocketman, Eddie the Eagle, will be leading the film. Chris Branco, creator of Narcos, will write the screenplay for the film.
The plot of the film has not been revealed yet. It will most likely be a mix of Doyle’s short stories and deal with the consequences of the previous film. Professor Moriarty supposed she died with Sherlock at the end. However, we know that Holmes is still alive, so we might see Moriarty alive and wreaking havoc. Alternatively, we can even see a completely new villain from the books.