Sherlock Holmes 3 : Everything we know so far!

Sherlock Holmes played by Robert Downey Jr who is famous for Iron Man in Marvel Cinematic Universe is getting another sequel. Talks about the movie were around for several years as the previous movie came almost 9 years ago.

The film series is based on a famous detective story series Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. An extraordinary detective with his unique skill set, solving crimes all over England. Dr. Watson played by Jude Law is the partner of Sherlock Holmes.

Dexter Fletcher is directing the movie this time. Both previous installments were blockbuster hits. So this movie is highly anticipated by fans all over the world, to be a success too.


The original cast for the main two roles is back in action. Robert Downey Jr as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Doctor John Watson. Reports say that even Rachel McAdams is going to return as the Irene Adler for this sequel. The rest of the cast is not yet announced officially as it might leak the movie plot. So it is staying a secret until now.

Paul Anderson who is famous around the world for his Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders has reportedly joined the cast. He will be giving life to the role of Moriarty’s right hand. Colonel Sebastian Moran, who he first appeared in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

Paul Anderson in Peaky Blinders

Release Date

Previously movie had a release date of 25th December 2020. But due to COVID-19 production team had to postpone the movie. The new release date of the movie is almost an entire year late, which is December 22, 2021. That release date also can get pushed further back as the pandemic situation is not yet over. It is confusing that the production of the movie started a few years ago. But due to some internal conflicts caused this delay as we suspect.

Plot (Expected)

Both previous installments had some unusual yet interesting takes on the movie. The movie lets the viewer do the thinking pretty much. They were filled with puzzles, riddles, and everything a Sherlock Holmes fan would love. Also, it is common in Sherlock’s world as there are many Sherlock Holmes stories that can be mysterious and surprising.

The movie is rumored to have a story taking place in San Francisco. But the report has come from an unverified source. So the Californian setting of the plot is probably be nothing more than a rumor at this point. But as much is it could not be true, it would be a complete refresh for the iconic detective duo also a change of pace for the movie compared to its predecessors.

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