Robert Downey Jr. Gives New ‘Sherlock Holmes 2’ Details

It seems the detective might be heading to Paris and Switzerland in the sequel.

Robert Downey Jr. talks Sherlock Holmes 2
Robert Downey Jr. talks Sherlock Holmes 2
While Robert Downey Jr. has been doing plenty of press for his upcoming blockbuster Iron Man 2, due in theaters May 7, he also revealed some new details on another sequel in the works. MTV Movies Blog recently spoke with Downey Jr. who revealed that Sherlock Holmes 2 might see his title character traveling outside of London.

"Yes, I think we'll be abroad," he said, referring to rumblings that Holmes would be leaving London behind for his next adventure. "A bit of Paris, a bit of Switzerland by the end, if I'm not mistaken."

Downey also spoke about who will return for the sequel, such as his Sherlock Holmes co-star Rachel McAdams, although it seems that those decisions haven't been made as of yet.

"It's hard to say [who is coming back]," Downey said. The biggest question mark is on Holmes' love interest in the first outing, played by Rachel McAdams. "Because Irene Adler only appeared in one of the stories of Doyle's reservoir of activities. But we'll find out quickly."

We'll be sure to keep you posted on any further details on Sherlock Holmes 2 as soon as we have more information.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows was released December 16th, 2011 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry, Paul Anderson, Kelly Reilly. The film is directed by Guy Ritchie.

Sources: MTV Movies Blog

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Comments (20)

  1. Cineprog

    The storyline wants to better than the first on i didn't like the first one except for the title music i thought it was rubbish.

    5 years agoby @cineprogFlag

  2. PulpFictionMan

    Love it. I really hope Jude Law comes back as Watson

    5 years agoby @pulpfictionmanFlag

  3. TheMime

    Bring on the new actions, Threads and Mysteries.. The Mime is ready..>=]

    5 years agoby @themimeFlag

  4. ed_wood

    It's a great cast and director, they should be able to out do the original.

    5 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  5. Dan

    I loved the first one, it had an infectious energy to it, with a perfect setup for this one. I hope they convince Brad Pitt to be Professor Moriarty :)

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  6. Lycan

    first was great ill check this out

    5 years agoby @grand-makwaFlag

  7. NoLongerUsedAccount

    hooray...nope error movieweb 2011 december realese date

    5 years agoby @thefilmfanaticFlag

  8. WiseGuy

    Kool, Kool, Kool.

    5 years agoby @zgcorleone072Flag

  9. Shadow Of The Day


    5 years agoby @asifFlag

  10. ejk1

    I agree with Sly about not rushing Moriarty out of the shadows just yet. I wouldn't mind seeing them keep McAdams, but considering that Holmes never really had a girlfriend, she isn't necessary. A character that I would love to see added is Mycroft, Sherlock's older brother.

    5 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  11. slysnide

    Good for them. Take it abroad. For London looks just too damn dank and gloomy for another film. Afterall, London has been seen plenty of times. Going somewhere new would be vastly more enjoyable.

    And both Adler & Moriarty only appeared in 1 story each, with Moriarty being referenced--but never seen--in a handful of other stories. Hopefully they won't make him into a big deal for the sequel.

    5 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  12. Remy72883

    the first one was great so im defiantly looking forward to this

    5 years agoby @remy72883Flag

  13. WARRock

    cool!!!! cant wait.

    5 years agoby @jcFlag

  14. fanboy

    bring it on. loved the 1st one

    5 years agoby @fanboyFlag

  15. Jimthar

    i dont care so much about mcadams returning but will jude law return as watson? thats what i want to know. (he'd be stupid not to but still...)

    5 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  16. Diaigma

    Liked the first one. Now they get to make the next one better. :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  17. LilZook

    im looking forward to this 2...the first one was great

    5 years agoby @lilzookFlag

  18. Rufio

    first one was a little long and drawn out, but directionally AWESOME! look forward to continuing the story!

    5 years agoby @rufioFlag

  19. the MovieGhost

    Sounds great, can't wait to see Downey Jr. as Mr. Holmes once more!

    5 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  20. Chris

    looking forward to it

    5 years agoby @unknown21Flag

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