Warner Bros. Sets ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ Writer

The studio is already planning the third installment in the Robert Downey Jr.-Jude Law detective action franchise.

Warner Bros. sets writer for third installment
Warner Bros. sets writer for third installment
With the second Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows just around the corner December 16th, Warner Bros. has hired on Drew Pearce to script the third installment of the period detective adventure movies starring Robert Downey Jr. as the infamous detective and Jude Law as his stalwart partner Watson.

Drew Pearce is the creator of the British superhero TV satire No Heroics.

No production date has been set.

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: Heat Vision

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Comments (10)

  1. Watson Mcflyy

    Thank God for Robert Downey Jr.

    3 years agoby @richardislegendFlag

  2. slysnide

    I just hope Professor Moriarty isn't in the third one. It'd be nice to have another original story like the first one.

    3 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  3. Sean

    Yes, they probably liked it.

    3 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  4. ejk1

    WB must really like what they've seen of A Game of Shadows.

    3 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  5. Georgia DiPirro

    Wow Robert Downey Jr, what a comeback -- bigger and better than ever ~ Fabulous!

    3 years agoby @Georgia-DiPirroFlag

  6. Nicholaus XX

    @junior-roberts -- Good point, that really is something.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  7. Sean

    Yeah, hopefully it will turn out to be a good movie.

    3 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Two trilogies? Nice

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  9. Junior Roberts

    Damn... Robert Downey Jr bout to be the star of two trilogies, "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes"..... CHA-CHING!!!!! Talk about a comeback career.

    3 years agoby @junior-robertsFlag

  10. thrashnasty190

    I think that Pearce guy is also writing Iron Man 3, but WB must have faith the second will do awesome I personally can't wait for it.

    3 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

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