The Sherlock Holmes series based on the iconic fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The first film was released on December 25, 2009, with Robert Downey Jr. plays Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law with the participation of Dr. John Watson. It follows Sherlock and Dr. Watson trying to stop Lord Henry Blackwood (Strong mark) from gaining British control. Next part, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, which debuted on December 16, 2011 with several returning cast members. The second film sees Sherlock and Dr. Watson travel across Europe to stop Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris) since the beginning of the World War. Guy Ritchie directed both mystery action films.
A third movie in Sherlock Holmes Franchising has been done for over a decade. But the plans have stalled, due to a number of factors, and Sherlock Holmes 3 Filming hasn’t even started yet. The good news is that Robert Downey has a place in his schedule after saying goodbye to the role of Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after 2019 Avengers: Endgame. Since then, he has been filming the upcoming movie 2023 Oppenheimer it was about creating nuclear weapons that ended World War II.
Below, HollywoodLife We’ve put together everything you need to know Sherlock Holmes 3. Find out if the series is still going on and possible side stories are rumored to be in the works!
Is Sherlock Holmes 3 Still Happening?
Scenario for the third part Sherlock Holmes movie written by Drew Pearce (who wrote Iron Man 3) at the end of October 2011, but Drew was replaced by Justin Haythe. After five years have passed, Warner Bros. and Team Downey, it’s Robert and his wife Susan DowneyMy production company has assembled a screenwriter department to work on the third film. In May 2018, Warner Bros. announced that Sherlock Holmes 3 will premiere in theaters on December 25, 2020, starring Robert Downey, Jude Law and Paul Andersonwho played Sebastian Moran in the second film, return to their respective roles. Chris Brancato was exploited for scripting.
The following year, Warner Bros. pushed the release date back to December 22, 2021. A few months later, it was announced that Dexter Fletcherwho directed Elton John story Rocket Manwill replace Guy Ritchie as leader Sherlock Holmes 3. After the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, the film’s release date was indefinitely delayed and there is still no update and when we should expect to see it premiere.
In April 2022, Diversity reported that Team Downey is working on two television spinoffs of Sherlock Holmes movie franchise. Each show will focus on a new character that will be introduced in Sherlock Holmes 3, according to the report. There are no confirmed side stories other than initial reports from Diversity.
Who is behind the scenes in Sherlock Holmes 3?
The entire cast and crew for Sherlock Holmes 3 has not been officially announced yet. Guy Ritchie directed the first two films Sherlock Holmes but he was replaced by Dexter Fletcher for the third film. Dexter talked about how the pandemic “derailed” Sherlock Holmes 3 in an interview in June 2022 with Collider.
“I think it will be done. I think it has to be done. Unfortunately, I don’t know what the timeline of that is, but I believe it should be,” Dexter said. “It’s great. I think it’s about all the right people being in the right place at the right time. I think that’s it. It’s one of those cruel twists of fate where the pandemic hits. And I know that the appetite is huge for it, and I’m sure there are other people who are acutely aware of it, but I believe it. so because it’s great. I very much hope so.”
From the first two movies, the behind-the-scenes crew includes the producers Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram and Dan Lincinematographer Philippe Rousselotcomposer Hans Zimmerand editor James Herbert. It is unclear if they will all return Sherlock Holmes 3. Chris Brancato is most recently hired as a screenwriter for the third film.
Who will be in Sherlock Holmes 3?
When Warner Bros. Sherlock Holmes 3, they confirmed that Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law will return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, respectively. Paul Anderson is also confirmed to return as Sebastian Moran. Also, there has been no announcement about the return of other actors from the first two films.
The original cast also included Rachel McAdams like Irene Adler, Yellowstone star Kelly Reilly like Mary Morstan, Eddie Marsan as Inspector Lestrade, and Geraldine James as Mrs. Hudson. They all return for the second film, which also stars newcomers Jared Harris as Professor Moriarty, Stephen Fry as Mycroft Holmes, and Noomi Rapace as Madame Simza Heron.
Jude Law Comments on Sherlock Holmes 3 back in 2013, two years after the second movie came out. “We had a meeting earlier this year, the three of us, and I think it’s being written right now. Warner Bros. still have to agree to pay for it… I think they want to! ‘ he said at the time. Jude also said, “We wanted it to be better than the other two. We want to make sure it’s smarter and smarter, but in the same area. It’s a slow process. We are all busy. So let’s all try to finish it together a little longer than we expected… I hate celebrating anything I’ve done, but I’m so proud of those movies. “
Sadly, no real progress has been made on Sherlock Holmes 3 few years recently. Fans are raising hopes that they will see more of Sherlock’s adventures on the big screen. Hopefully we get a lot more out of the franchise with those two spin-offs! HollywoodLife Will keep updating you Sherlock Holmes 3 right here.