Sherlock Holmes 3 Replaces Guy Ritchie with Rocketman Director

Sherlock Holmes 3 goes from the front with the signature of Dexter Fletcher. The director Rocketman succeeds Guy Ritchie, and the fans should be rather happy to know that there is finally a move forward with the long-awaited sequel.

Guy Ritchie directed the first two films, from 2009 Sherlock Holmes then from 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Shadow Game . Sherlock Holmes 3 was originally scheduled to be released in December 2020, but it was revealed earlier this year that the sequel will be published in December 2021.

Robert Downey Jr returns in Sherlock Holmes 3 after spending the last ten years in the Marvel film universe in Iron Man. The actor has now completed the role of Tony Stark after of Avengers: Endgame and teased him that he was entering his role in Sherlock last summer. Jude Law is expected to return as Watson, but this has not yet been officially confirmed. It would be difficult to see the next move without Law, especially since he was talking about his enthusiasm for the reunion of last summer.

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Jude Law left and followed Robert Downey Jr. until the MCU when he jumped aboard the captain of that year, Marvel . He played Yon-Rogg and could still play a role in the sequel, depending on the plot. When asked about Sherlock Holmes 3 last year, Law stated that the film "will play the fact that they do not have not seen each other for a long time, "which echoes the long wait. between the second and third installments in real life. It will be interesting to see where these two versions of these characters are after all this time.

Dexter Fletcher directed the biopic of Elton John Rocketman which is currently theatrical and has earned more than $ 175.2 million worldwide since its theatrical release at the end of May. The biopic was not the box office giant that the studio hoped for, but it was adopted by both fans and critics alike. Fletcher succeeded Bryan Singer in 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody which is now the most profitable musical biopic of all time. The film catapulted Queen and singer Freddie Mercury into the mainstream, although the group claims to have not seen the money yet for its success.

Chris Brancato writes Sherlock Holmes 3 Script based on the iconic characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Susan Downey, Joel Silver and Lionel Wigram produce this much awaited sequel. In terms of box-office success for the franchise, the first installment yielded $ 524 million, while that of 2011 grossed $ 545.4 million worldwide. The fans have been waiting for the third installment for almost ten years and it seems that December 21, 2021 will be their Christmas present after such a long wait. Variety was the first to announce that Dexter Fletcher was to lead Sherlock Holmes 3 .


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