Sherlock Season 5 is something fans have been waiting for since the last three years. The fourth season of Sherlock premiered in 2017 and there no renewal updates on the show after that. The BBC drama is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous “Sherlock Holmes” detective stories.
still waiting/hoping for Sherlock season 5 pic.twitter.com/tfy84WhptO
— ezra (@ezraqmal) July 31, 2020
While many fans things that Sherlock Season 5 is canceled as Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are too big of a star to return to the small screen now. However, it is not true as the Sherlock star recently hinted on the show’s future and here are more details on his interview.
Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock Season 5 Renewal or Cancelation
Benedict Cumberbatch in a recent interview hinted that he and Martin Freeman will be back on Sherlock Season 5 sets soon. The Doctor Strange star clearly refuted the cancelation rumors and said that he will keep on doing the show.
Cumberbatch also added that he had no idea when the fifth season of Sherlock will return, but whenever it comes back he will join the cast. Sherlock Season 5 can’t be made without Benedict Cumberbatch as he is the main star and fans would also love to see Martin Freeman come back as Dr. John Watson.
Sherlock Season 5 Release Date Delay Explained
Sherlock Season 5 release date has been delayed for so long as the creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gattis have been busy with other projects. The two of them have been working on “Dracula” and “Doctor Who” along with several more shows, which is why they never had the time to work on season 5 of Sherlock.
Although, there are rumors that the creators are working on Sherlock Season 5 script in the COVID-19 pandemic as they can’t work on outdoor things. It is reported that Sherlock Season 5 release date is set as Spring 2023 as they will start filming in 2021-22.