Warner Bros. Sets ‘Sherlock Holmes 2’ Release Date!

The sequel will hit theaters on December 16, 2011 and the studio is also close to greenlighting ‘The Flash’.

Sherlock Holmes 2 returning to theaters next December
Sherlock Holmes 2 returning to theaters next December
It seems that we'll be seeing a sequel with two popular London detectives sooner than originally believed. Heat Vision Blog is reporting that Warner Bros. has set a December 16, 2011 release date for Sherlock Holmes 2.

The news was revealed by Warner Bros. chairman Barry Meyer at the Time Warner investor day in New York City. Meyer also revealed in his presentation that the studio is "nearing" a green light for one of its many DC Comics adaptations in development, The Flash, although it wasn't clear when an official announcement on the film would be made. Meyer also said that the studio was considering a holiday 2012 release for the next Superman film as well.

Among the studio's other DC adaptations are Wonder Woman and Aquaman. We'll be sure to keep you posted on any further news of WB's comic book films, or 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.

The Flash is in development .

Sources: Heat Vision Blog

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  1. Smart Victor

    God i so loved the first movie about to watch the second.

    3 years agoby @Smart-VictorFlag

  2. CBF

    Wonder Woman and The Flash... Finally!! Can't have a JL movie without theses movies out first. Sweet. And Aquaman. That's cool, too. Aquaman is like a C-list character in the JL, but that's cool they are thinking about a movie for him too. I wonder who will be WW... They need a good actress to pull it off. Her movie is waaay overdue. This is very good news.

    5 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  3. Escapist

    There's beef brewing.....

    5 years agoby @escapistFlag

  4. ZanyZap

    Ha! Is that what they call a ... "burn!"

    5 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  5. Marcusx

    @CelluloidDreams you arent a fan of "Sherlock Holmes" but yet your avatar pic is of Rachel McAdams' character Irene Adler? Why is it that everything you have EVER said over the past 3 years has pissed me off? You never make sense and ONLY seem to like stupid films that no one cares about. This film was fantastic and cant POSSIBLY be categorized as anything outside of awesome. You dont have to be a fan of Holmes and the story I suppose, but it makes no sense when youre a fan of Troll 2 and Sarah Jessica Parker films.

    In Closing,

    I think I speak for everyone when I say


    5 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  6. Escapist

    Is Brad Pitt gonna do a British accent or does the character require him to be American?

    5 years agoby @escapistFlag

  7. the MovieGhost

    Can't wait! I know I'm going to love Brad Pitt as Moriarty!

    5 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  8. Stiles

    Cue Brad Pitt as Moriarty

    5 years agoby @stilesFlag

  9. Cripple


    5 years agoby @crippleFlag

  10. ZanyZap

    Okay, @Vamp, you caught me, I was dialoguing and on a roll - "amazing" might not have been the best word, but I certainly enjoyed the film!

    5 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  11. Ultimatum

    The first was such a great movie. No doubt I'll see this.

    5 years agoby @theultimatumFlag

  12. Vamp

    I don't know about amazing, but Sherlock was a damn good movie. That's for sure. I'm not missing this one.

    5 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  13. ZanyZap

    Sherlock Holmes was downright amazing. Sign me up for a sequel. Hopefully, Brad Pitt will join the cast.

    5 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  14. Jimthar

    awesome. cant wait for this one. the original was great. hopefully they take the time to make it as great as the first one and really write another great story.

    5 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  15. Shadow Of The Day

    Great News.

    5 years agoby @asifFlag

  16. slysnide

    At least it'll be hear earlier than anticipated. And hopefully they'll stick with another original idea that won't focus too heavily on the Moriarty subplot from the first film.

    5 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  17. LilZook

    thats good..cant wait..i lovved the first one

    5 years agoby @lilzookFlag

  18. PulpFictionMan

    F*CKING SWEEEETTTTTT!!!!!! Cant wait. Thats like the ultimate christmas present for me in 2011

    5 years agoby @pulpfictionmanFlag

  19. GreatOz

    Anyone Remember the Flash Tv live action series from the 80's? I thought they did a good job with the casting and the special effects( for the time).

    5 years agoby @greatozFlag

  20. CelluloidDreams

    Didn't care for " Sherlock Holmes" but as long as Guy as on board I will be their!

    5 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  21. Marston

    Lookin foward to it

    5 years agoby @marstonFlag

  22. TheDude1

    The first movie was great and the sequel should be as well. I'll be seeing it the first day.

    5 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  23. Remy72883

    amazing cant wait for this hope they do well on the other's

    5 years agoby @remy72883Flag

  24. Marcusx

    Sherlock Holmes was so unbelievably fantastic. I myself watch the movie often. Downeys performance was so incredible. Cannot WAIT for a damn sequel.

    5 years agoby @marcusxFlag

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