The iron man will be returning as Sherlock Holmes in the threequel of the movie.
However, there are speculations that he could be the last of all Sherlock Holmes. Read on to know more.
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- Benedict Cumberbatch won’t be Sherlock Holmes again
The end of the Sherlock era
The Sherlock Holmes TV series has been a big hit among fans since it’s debut in 1984. The original series lasted for four seasons and it was quite evident that fans wanted more. Thereafter came along various adaptations presented as TV series and movies. Currently there are 49 movies and TV series with the Sherlock Holmes theme.
Sherlock Holmes 3 which is believed to be released in 2021, will mark the 50th installment of the mega set. Starring Robert Downey Jr. as the famous detective, the threequel could be the last of the Sherlock Holmes series.
What is the RDJ Sherlock Holmes movie all about?
Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law and Rachel McAdams in the lead among many others, has created a fan base unlike any other. The first part of the movie was released in 2009 and received a 7.6/10 rating on IMDb.
The story revolved around Detective Holmes and his partner-in-investigation, Dr. Watson who together send Blackwood, a serial killer to the gallows. However, the epic crime battle begins when they learn that Blackwood is back from the dead. Here begins their part to pursue him again.
The second installment titled ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’, was released in 2011 with the same stars in lead as there were in the first movie. While the movie received a 7.5/10 rating from IMDb, the sequel was well praised by fans and critics.
As Sherlock Holmes continues to investigate a series of murders with his associate Dr. Watson, he is led to the evil doings of Professor Moriarty. Together, they put an end to all his evil plans.
Everything you need to know about Sherlock Holmes 3
In May 2018, Warner Bros, confirmed with fans that there will be a threequel to the famous series. The original release date was 25 December 2020, but was pushed forward to 21 December 2021. While the plot to the new movie is a mystery, there are speculations that Jarred Harris might return as evil mastermind, Professor Moriarty.
While some fans are still in disbelief of whether there will be a threequel or not, others can’t wait for it to be released. @Penumbramori on twitter says, “@RobertDowneyJr first of all, much love and support, been your fan for years and so is my mother…But, where is Sherlock Holmes 3? We’ve been waiting for it a while now!!!!! I love you as Iron Man and Also as Sherlock Holmes! Please don’t forget your Sherlock Holmes fans.”
Will RDJ be the last Sherlock?
While, there is no official statement supporting the speculation that RDJ could be the last Sherlock Holmes till the British series starring Benedict Cumberbatch concludes, it would only make sense if he is.
At the same time, since the creators of the series haven’t made an official announcement about season 5, RDJ’s Sherlock Holmes just might be the end of an era. Who do you think will be the last Sherlock? Let us know in the comment section below!