Sherlock Holmes 3 release date is confirmed after so many years and fans are excited to see their favorite detective return on the big screen once again. Robert Downey Jr. redefined the character of Sherlock Holmes and his movies are considered as the best adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works.
It will be over a decade for the third Sherlock Holmes movie to come out, but fans are happy that it is happening. Here is everything you need to know about Sherlock Holmes 3 trailer, release date, cast, plot, villains and other updates on the threequel movie.
Sherlock Holmes 3 Trailer and Release Date
Sherlock Holmes 3 filming has already started and the movie is slated to release in theaters on December 22, 2021. It was originally slated to premiere in Christmas 2020 but the release date was shifted one year due to delay in production and change of director, but the Christmas release was maintained.
''Dolittle'' Movie's world tour is over. 🥺 As every year, I feel very bad. In the near future, the actor should begin filming Sherlock Holmes 3, whose director's chair in July 2019 was taken by the director of Rocketman Dexter Fletcher. pic.twitter.com/IlXFy4KDth
— Team Downey 🎩 (@TeamDowney1965) February 1, 2020
Guy Ritchie, who directed the first two Sherlock Holmes movies is not coming back for the threequel as he is busy in other projects such as “The Gentleman” and King Arthur sequels. Dexter Fletcher whose previous works include Rocketman will be the new director and Chris Brancato will write the script for the next installment. Sherlock Holmes 3 trailer could arrive at the start of 2021 or around six months before the theatrical release date.
Sherlock Holmes 3 Plot, Cast and New Villains
Sherlock Holmes 3 plot is currently kept secret but reports indicate that it will revolve around Sherlock Holmes and John Watson co-depending on each other. There are also rumors that Sherlock will travel to San Francisco in the third movie and it will feature America in the 1800s.
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— archive RDJ (@archiverdj) January 29, 2020
Moriarty is rumored to return as the villain, while other theories says that they will introduce a totally new character to play the baddie. Some of the rumors also claim that Henry Cavill will play the main villain in Sherlock Holmes 3 but there is no support to such claim. Here are the main cast members from the first two movies that could return in Sherlock Holmes 3.
- Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes
- Jude Law as Dr. John Watson
- Jared Harris as Professor James Moriarty
- Noomi Rapace as Madame Simza Heron
- Stephen Fry as Mycroft Holmes
- Kelly Reilly as Mary Morstan
- Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler
- Paul Anderson as Unknown