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Enola Holmes Images Debuts Even As Netflix Is Sued Over Film

Enola Holmes Images Debuts, Even As Netflix Is Sued Over Film

The photos debut as it was reported yesterday that the streamer is being sued by the Arthur Conan Doyle estate alleges that the stories focusing on "Holmes’ younger sister infringes on the Holmes stories that remain under copyright The estate claims that the film starring Millie Bobby Brown, depicts the legendary detective as warm and friendly, a[...]

Elementary: The End of the Modern Sherlock Holmes Era [OPINION]

"Elementary": The End of the Modern Sherlock Holmes Era [OPINION]

To put it all in perspective, the series ran for seven seasons, 154 episodes - more than twice Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original 60 stories.[caption id="attachment_1074260" align="alignnone" width="1200"] CBS[/caption]Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu played Holmes and Watson longer than Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce did in the 1940's films They were in it longer[...]

Benedict Cumberbatch A Distant Relative Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Benedict Cumberbatch A Distant Relative Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

They found that Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor who stars as the modern day Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of the super-sleuth, are related They share a common ancestor named John of Gaunt The 14th century Duke of Lancaster was the fourth son of King Edward III of England and a close friend[...]

Building The World Of Houdini &#038 Doyle

Building The World Of Houdini & Doyle

Tonight is the premiere of the new Fox series Houdini & Doyle based loosely on the real life relationship between author Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and escape artist Harry Houdini (Michael Weston). At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and[...]

Tony Lee Interviews David Liss About Sherlock Holmes: Moriarty Lives

Tony Lee Interviews David Liss About Sherlock Holmes: Moriarty Lives

Tony Lee talks to David Liss about writing Sherlock Holmes: Moriarty Lives for Dynamite Entertainment TONY LEE: David, Moriarty is one of the best known villains of the last century, which is strange considering that he's actually only been mentioned in a couple of Conan Doyle novels. Why does he call to you? DAVID LISS: […]




Steven Moffat Annoyed By Sherlock Show Elementary Fears Damage To Brand

Steven Moffat "Annoyed" By Sherlock Show Elementary, Fears Damage To "Brand"

He knows that Sherlock Holmes was not his creation, and he knows that the idea of updating Holmes was not new either, but Steven Moffat is still feeling pretty miffed about CBS' upcoming show Elementary. Speaking at the Royal Television Society Awards, the BBC's Sherlock-meister told Newsbeat: It isn't a version of our show. They've […]

Another Sherlock Holmes Movie &#8211 This Ones A Sequel Peopled With Garden Gnomes

Another Sherlock Holmes Movie – This One's A Sequel, Peopled With Garden Gnomes

But still: a pun.So, moving on from Shakespeare to Arthur Conan Doyle, the sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet is to come with the subtitle Sherlock Gnomes. According to Deadline, the plot goes something like this: When gnomes start disappearing from the suburban gardens of England, Gnomeo, Juliet and friends enlist the help of Sherlock Gnomes, “the greatest[...]



The American Sherlock Gets His Watson&#8230 And Its Lucy Liu Didnt See That Coming

The American Sherlock Gets His Watson… And It's Lucy Liu? Didn't See That Coming

In an unexpected deviation from the original Arthur Conan Doyle stories, not to mention the BBC show Sherlock that we've been (unfairly?) comparing it to at every turn, it's being reported that the Holmes-in-contemporary-New York series Elementary is going to have a female Watson.Lucy Liu has won this, one of the greatest of sidekick roles,[...]

Theyve Cast Benedict Cumberbatchs Alter Ego As The American Sherlock

They've Cast Benedict Cumberbatch's Alter Ego As The American Sherlock

This is starting to look creepy. Like Single White Female Creepy. CBS have cast Benedict Cumberbatch's sometime alter ego as… well, Benedict Cumberbatch's alter ego in their New York-set, modern day take on the Sherlock Holmes stories. The part has gone to Jonny Lee Miller, who last year starred in Danny Boyle's stage production of […]

Five Things About Sherlock: The Hounds Of Baskerville

Five Things About Sherlock: The Hounds Of Baskerville

Once again, I should warn you that there will be spoilers ahead as we take a closer look at a few little pieces of tonight's fresh Sherlock installment, The Hounds of Baskerville.This episode was written by Mark Gatiss, the show's co-creator alongside Steven Moffat and, I suppose, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Hopes were high that[...]

If Moffats Sherlock Isnt Up To Date Enough For You&#8230 Sherlock Holmes In The 22nd Century

If Moffat's Sherlock Isn't Up To Date Enough For You… Sherlock Holmes In The 22nd Century

Sherlock Holmes has proven a very resilient creation, not only surviving but even blossoming through a regular supply of strong and exciting adaptations over his one hundred and twenty some years. More lately there have even been several successful overhauls, complete reworkings that take the essential Holmes components and change pretty much everything else – […]

Steven Moffats Irene Adler Says Sherlock Is Back In January

Steven Moffat's Irene Adler Says Sherlock Is Back In January

Originally scheduled for any-moment-now, the second series of the BBC Sherlock has been postponed until next year. There's been no official announcement of when so far, but we've at least got some kind of reliable indication now. Lara Pulver, who will be playing Irene Adler in the Steven Moffat-penned episode, A Scandal in Belgravia, was […]