Sherlock Holmes 3: Director gives update on Robert Downey Jr. sequel

Crime fans can be happy that “Sherlock Holmes 3” will continue to come. But that’s not all.

As Iron Man, actor Robert Downey Jr. was able to experience how a cinematic universe works in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In 2020, the star announced that he would like to expand the two “Sherlock Holmes” films into their own universe. He described the project as a “mystery verse” for which “Sherlock Holmes” creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was very important.

While Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows were directed by Guy Ritchie, for “Sherlock Holmes 3” Dexter Fletcher take over the director’s post, which is known for example for the Elton John biopic “Rocketman”. The screenplay is by Chris Brancato, author of the Netflix series Narcos. Fletcher faces each other colliders now commented on the status of the project:

“The pandemic has derailed it. I do think it will be done. I think it has to be done. Unfortunately I don’t know what the schedule is, but I think it should be. It’s awesome. I think it’s about the right people being in the right place at the right time. It’s all about this. It’s one of those cruel twists of fate where the pandemic broke out and scattered people all over the world. But I know the appetite for it is huge and I’m sure other people know that too. But I think it should be because it’s brilliant. I really hope so.”

We don’t yet know when we can expect Sherlock Holmes 3. Instead, you can look forward to these films this year:

Sherlock Holmes fans can look forward to two series

In addition to “Sherlock Holmes 3”, the US streaming service HBO Max two spin-off series come, how Variety reported. The two series will each focus on a new character, who appears in the third film, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Dr. John Watson will be introduced. The proposed projects will be produced by Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan Downey. It is not yet known who will be the scriptwriter responsible for the series.

You can easily rent the two films with Robert Downey Jr. from Amazon

Warner Bros., who own HBO Max, are working on numerous series based on film brands owned by the studio. A Penguin series starring Colin Farrell and an Arkham Asylum project have been announced for The Batman. Likewise, “Welcome to Derry” is a prequel series to the horror two-part “It” and fans of the science fiction film “Dune” can also look forward to an offshoot. With both Sherlock Holmes films having been well received by viewers, Downey Jr.’s mystery verse could be Warner Bros.’ next big hit.

The modern Sherlock Holmes adaptation, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, came out shortly after the first film starring Robert Downey Jr. How well do you know the series?

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