Official logo of the movie

Official logo of the movie

The legendary fictional character of Sherlock Holmes has inspired many movies and TV dramas as well. The most recent movie named ‘Sherlock Holmes’ is still under production and is expected to be released next year. In March 2007, Warner Brothers Studio decided to start this project intended to give a new life to the character of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ just as the ‘Batman’ has got recent uplift. The movie is based on the unpublished comic book of Lionel Wigram. The film is intended to emphasize on the largely ignored characteristics in the personality of Holmes.

Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.

The film is directed by Guy Ritchie, who has a history of directing crime-investigation movies. Joel Silver is the producer while it is co-written by Lional Wigram and Michael Johnson. Robert Downey Jr. is playing the character of Sherlock Holmes, Ritchie says that he initially felt that Downey was too old to play this role, but later he agreed to casting him. Downey wit hhis flawless accent and his focus on martial arts intends to portray the Detective immaculately.

 

Jude Law
Jude Law

Famous actor Jude Law will be playing Dr. Watson while Rachel McAdams plays ‘Irene Adler’. Other cast includes Mark Strong, Kelly Rielly and Eddie Marson. The planned locations of the movie include Freemason’s Hall and Saint Paul’s Cathedral in London. The story of the movie involves Holmes and Watson trying to avert a scheme to destroy Britain.

Although, many Holmes movies have been produced in the past, but this movie set to be released to the public in 2009 is expected to revamp the character of Holmes.

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