Sherlock Holmes 3 back on track

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You know what I like? FUN. Fun movies to be precise and I can say that the Robert Downey Jr. version of Sherlock Holmes was all sorts of fun! Listening to him explain in a cold and calculated way how he’s about to break the arms of a baddie was a great deal of awesome.

Also the first two movies were directed by Guy Ritchie and he is almost always amazing (we won’t mention Man from U.N.C.L.E). I often forget that Downey is allowed to play roles other than Tony Stark and when he does he is usually brilliant. Remember this is the man that was nominated for an Oscar and won a BAFTA for his performance as Charlie Chaplin in the movie surprisingly called, well, Chaplin. 

So I am delighted to hear that Sherlock Holmes 3 is still on the cards. However, according to Deadline there has been a change in the camp as we say goodbye to screenwriter Drew Pearce ( he was the writer for Iron Man 3 so this may be a blessing) and hello to James Coyne.

Coyne may not be a household name, having mainly worked as writer, producer and actor on straight to DVD action movies, but he is quickly building a high profile rep having just penned WB’s new Treasure Island adaptation and also being attached to a feature film adaptation of Rob Liefeld’s comic book Avengelyne, which has set Gina Carano to star.

As for Sherlock Holmes 3, when the movie will be out is another story but Warner Bros. has confirmed that the original team of Downey, Jude Law and Ritchie returning so more fun is on the way!

Last Updated: April 26, 2016

Nick Reay

I have been an avid fan of movies ever since I discovered Santa Clause wasn't real, a day marked in my memory by my first viewing of It's a Wonderful Life, which wasn't so wonderful that day. Since then I've watched thousands of movies and even fooled my parents into putting me through uni to get a degree in the subject. I first started writing as a journalist for The South African Newspaper before moving onto communications for an NGO trying to save the planet. Unfortunately my recommendations to the CEO that we should all don rings imbued with the powers of earth, fire, wind, water and HEART went unheard. Now I pretend the end isn't nigh by hiding in movies.

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