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4/22/16 - Robert Downey Jr. may play the role of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic detective Sherlock Holmes again. Rumors of a third Sherlock Holmes have been making the rounds for a while now, but it looks like we may finally be getting one step closer to the movie becoming a reality.  Downey revealed that he and Ritchie would start working on the third Sherlock Holmes film before the end of the year. Writer Drew Pearce is currently penning the screenplay that will see Downey and Jude Law reunite as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Rachel McAdams is rumored to return.  Source:


10/24/11 – Variety reported that Warner Bros. is developing of a third Sherlock Holmes with Drew Pearce to adapt.  Warners is opening "Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows" in December with Robert Downey Jr. starring and Guy Ritchie directing.  Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey, Dan Lin and Joel Silver produced the "Sherlock" franchise films. The basis for the pics has been both the Arthur Conan Doyle classic stories and the comic book "Sherlock Holmes." Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg and Wigram worked on the screenplay.

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