The film’s story takes place in 1947 and finds Holmes living in a sleepy Sussex village with his housekeeper and her amateur-sleuthing son. The legendary detective is haunted by an unsolved case from fifty years ago, and sets out to solve it once and for all without his dear Watson at his side.
Based on a novel by Mitch Cullin, and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher ("The Duchess"), the film goes into production early next year for a late 2014 theatrical release.
This is incredible news as I've actually wondered in the past how he would do as Sherlock, and now I'll get to find out.
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