Holmes and Watson is a parody of the traditional Sherlock Holmes story. It will be coming out in theaters on December 25, 2018. This movie will be released by Columbia Pictures, and it was produced by Etan Cohen, who also wrote the screenplay. It was produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jimmy Miller, and Clayton Townsend. Will Ferrell also plays the lead character, Sherlock Holmes. Watson is played by John C. Reilly.
In this comedic take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous characters, Sherlock Holmes’ long-time rival, Professor James Moriarty, who is played by Ralph Fiennes, has devised a plot to assassinate Queen Victoria, who is played by Pam Ferris. Holmes and Watson must foil this plot in order to save the Queen’s life. This movie introduces a new character, Dr. Grace Hart, a female forensics doctor who is played by Rebecca Hall.
Other familiar Holmes characters that will be in this movie are the landlady, Mrs. Hudson, played by Kelly Macdonald, Holmes’ brother, Mycroft, played by Hugh Laurie, and the Scotland Yard Inspector Lestrade, who is played by Rob Brydon.
In Holmes and Watson, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are portrayed as clumsy buffoons rather than brilliant detectives. In the official movie trailer, which can be seen below, we see Holmes and Watson embarrass themselves when they meet the Queen, wear silly disguises, upset killer bees, and take a selfie with the Queen using a Victorian style camera.
This film may upset serious Sherlock Holmes fans by the irreverent portrayal of this famous literary detective. Those who enjoy slapstick humor and enjoy taking a light-hearted look at traditional characters will probably find it a lot of fun, however. It is too early for there to be any reviews yet.
Holmes and Watson was originally scheduled to be released on August 3, 2018. The release date was delayed to November 9, 2018. After that, it was moved to December 21, 2018, and now it is scheduled to be released on December 25, 2018.
Is Holmes and Watson On Netflix?
If you want to see Holmes and Watson in the comfort of your home on Netflix, will you be able to do so?
Holmes and Watson is distributed by Columbia Pictures, which is a subsidiary of Sony Pictures. Sony Pictures has an exclusive contract with Netflix’s competitor, the cable channel, Starz, for all of its pictures after they finish their run in the theaters. Columbia Pictures is included in this contract, which will last at least until 2021.
Because of this, Watson and Holmes will not be coming to Netflix.
On the other hand, you may be interested in Sherlock, an updated version of the mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which take place on the streets of modern London. There are 4 Seasons with 3 episodes each on Netflix. You may also be interested in Luther, which is about a genius detective with anger issues, or Midsomer Murders, which takes place in the English countryside.
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