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First footage for Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as a retired Sherlock

First footage for Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as a retired Sherlock
Miramax Films has released a clip for the upcoming crime-drama film, Mr Holmes. Previously entitled A Slight Trick of the Mind, the footage shows Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) as an elderly Sherlock walking the countryside, aided by a young boy. The two humour each other of Sherlock’s age, with his failing memory compelling him to revisit old cases. The film also stars Laura Linney as housekeeper Mrs Munro. Tranquil in a... 

“An entirely new chapter” – Fox’s Gotham Gets a Logo & Synopsis

“An entirely new chapter” – Fox’s Gotham Gets a Logo & Synopsis
It’s now been some months since the news first broke that Fox had acquired Bruno Heller’s Gotham, conceived as a kind of origin story for DC’s much-loved Jim Gordon character, along with several Batman supervillains. Since mid-February though, anticipation for the series has been growing, with a series of casting updates. Following these, a full synopsis for the show has now been revealed, along with the official logo shown above. As... 

Lucy Liu cast as Watson in Elementary pilot

Lucy Liu cast as Watson in Elementary pilot
Lucy Liu has been cast in the role of Watson alongside Jonny Lee Miller’s Sherlock for CBS’ pilot episode of Elementary. As a modern take on the tales of Sherlock Holmes, Elementary will feature Sherlock as a recovering addict fresh from rehab, working as a consultant for the NYPD. Liu plays Joan Watson, a former surgeon who lost her licence after the death of a patient when consulting for the NYPD herself. The pilot episode is being... 

Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock Holmes in Elementary pilot

Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock Holmes in Elementary pilot
Deadline have reported that CBS have cast Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock in their upcoming Elementary pilot. Coincidentally, Miller recently starred in a stage version of Frankenstein in which his co-star was Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sherlock Holmes in the BBC‘s modern adaptation set in London. Deadline describe Elementary as “a modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes who now lives in New York City.” Given that Miller... 

CBS confirms NYC Sherlock show

CBS confirms NYC Sherlock show
The American network CBS have confirmed that they are going to be making a pilot episode for Elementary – a modern day Sherlock Holmes adaptation set in New York City. Executive Producer of BBC’s Sherlock, Sue Vertue, said of CBS’ announcement, “We understand that CBS are doing their own version of an updated Sherlock Holmes. It’s interesting, as they approached us a while back about remaking our show. At the time, they made... 
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