We talk about a third Sherlock Holmes film for years, with Guy Ritchie should lead a conclusion on his trilogy starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. But with Downey Jr. busy at the stark in the MCU, Sherlock Holmes 3 It was not exactly a priority. Now that RDJ is available, the game is launched again – with a surprising development: according to Variety, Dexter Fletcher – and not Guy Ritchie – signed to direct Sherlock Holmes 3. the Rocketman director is definitely an unexpected choice; the Sherlock The films are a separate product from Guy Ritchie, and it's hard to imagine another filmmaker reproducing this style successfully. On the other hand … Sherlock Holmes: A Shadow Game It may have been a box office success, but it was a disappointing follow-up to the first outing. And Fletcher is no stranger to replacing another filmmaker, having intervened at the 11th hour to finish production Bohemian Rhapsody after the release of Bryan Singer. Bohemian nightmare aside, Fletcher is a talented filmmaker whose credits include Eddie the Eagle and Sun on Leith, and maybe Sherlock could use a new pair of eyes. It is also curious that the Variety Report does not mention Ritchie at all.
Downey Jr. and Jude Law will resume their respective roles as Sherlock Holmes and his collaborator BFF / Watson, respectively. The most recent version of the script was written by Chris Brancato, whose previous credits include Netflix. Narcosand … it's pretty much all we know right now.