Sherlock Holmes 3 should have come out this year but it got delayed due to the script changes and the director getting replaced. However, it is one of the highest-grossing movie series for Robert Downey Jr. after playing Iron Man in the Avengers and other MCU movies.
It is why Downey has big plans for the Sherlock Holmes franchise and he wants another Sherlock trilogy ahead of the third movie. Robert Downey Jr. wants Warner Bros to focus on another Sherlock Holmes trilogy once the third installment comes out. Here are more details on Sherlock Holmes 3 release date, spoilers, updates and plans for another trilogy.
Robert Downey Jr. wants to play Sherlock Holmes for Years
Robert Downey Jr. is indeed one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood earning millions from his movies. But when we look at the box-office stats, Downey has no hits apart from the MCU movie where he plays Iron Man. The recent Dr. Doolittle remake was a box-office bomb and now that RDJ has retired from his role as Iron Man, he needs something which can guarantee him success.
Both the Sherlock Holmes movie are a hit and have earned over $500 million, which is why Downey Jr. wants another trilogy. Robert Downey Jr. wants to play Sherlock Holmes for years which keeps him occupied and also washes the Iron Man image.
Sherlock Holmes 3 Release Date, Spoilers and Updates
Sherlock Holmes 3 will focus on the relationship between Holmes and Dr. John Watson (Jude Law) and how much they depend on each other. Chris Brancato has written the final drafts of the screenplay, whereas Dexter Fletcher is replacing Guy Ritchie as the director, who is busy with other projects.
— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) July 11, 2019
Sherlock Holmes 3 spoilers hint that it will have a Western element to it and show America during the Sherlock era. Paul Anderson as Colonel Sebastian Moran and Jared Harris as James Moriarty could be back in the third movie. Sherlock Holmes 3 release date is set as Christmas 2021 and the movie will release in theaters all over the world.