Director Shares Update on Sherlock Holmes 3

Audiences may return to Baker Street sooner than expected with Warner Media releasing a third entry into the mystery film series starring Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Dr. John Watson. Though the first two movies were directed by Guy Ritchie, Dexter Fletcher is helming the third film and he seems to be enthusiastic that it will emerge from development limbo.
During an interview with Collider, Fletcher opined, “The pandemic derailed it.” However, he quickly noted, “I do think it will get made. I think it has to be made.”
The film’s production has been delayed twice since the pandemic began with Digital Spy reporting that it has no official release date.
“I don’t know what the timeline of that is, unfortunately, but I believe it should be. It’s fantastic. I think it’s about all the right people being at the right place, at the right time. I think it’s that,” he said. “It’s one of those cruel twists of fate, where the pandemic hit and that scattered people around the world to the wind.”
“But I know that the appetite is huge for it, and I’m sure there are other people acutely aware of that as well,” he continued. “But I believe it should be [made] because it’s brilliant. I very much hope so.”
Warner Media first released ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in 2009 which starred Mark Strong as the villainous Lord Henry Blackwood, an original character not based on a character from the short stories and novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The 2011 ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ starred Jared Harris as Professor James Moriarty, considered Holmes’ greatest villain. Rachel McAdams also starred in both films as Holmes’ romantic foil Irene Adler.
Sherlock Holmes first appeared in ‘A Study In Scarlet’ an 1887 novel written by Doyle. strives to be an apolitical, balanced and based pop culture news outlet. However, our contributors are entitled to their individual opinions. Author opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of our video hosts, other site contributors, site editors, affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. This website contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. We disclaim products or services we have received for review purposes, as well as sponsored posts.

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Jacob Airey is an author, nerd, movie reviewer, and pop culture critic. He started this website in 2012 where he covers a vast variety of topics including film, TV, anime, and faith. He also hosts the YouTube vidcast StudioJake.

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