A third Sherlock Holmes movie was promised to be filmed almost 3 years ago by Robert Downey Jr. Well, years after the sequel A Game of Shadows finally reached cinemas, Sherlock Holmes 3 is here! Warner Bros. has announced and confirmed release date. Both Downey and side-kick Jude Law might be coming back to the series’ third installment. It will be out on 25 December 2020.
Guy Ritchie may or may not return to helm the movie. At the moment, the director is busy with Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin. He might also rejoin his roots with the British gangster flick Toff Guys. Stay tuned to find out more details about the return of Sherlock Holmes and what Robert Downey Jr. has got to say!
Downey on Sherlock movies
Robert Downey Jr. said in 2016 that when they are making those Sherlock Holmes movies, it is off the hook. He said that it is quite a big deal to go and do those movies. He said that he is tired all the time, but this hasn’t stopped him from being excited about Sherlock Holmes!
The actor said that Ritch and Jude had postponed the dates because of his busy schedule all year round. This is also the reason why the follow-up to 2011’s A Game of Shadows. This was a sequel to 2009’s Sherlock Holmes.
Reprising the role of Sherlock
In Sherlock Holmes 3, Robert Downey will take over the role of Sherlock. He is all charged up after the success of Iron Man. It is what began the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008. Based on a character by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Downey signed with Guy Ritchie’s live-action movie adaptation. He reprised the role of two years later, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. As his third adventure, he is returning as the popular fictional private detective.