Until recently, fans of the BBC's wildly popular modern 'Sherlock' couldn't be sure if their beloved series would return at all, given the increasingly busy schedules of leads Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, which made it all the more triumphant to hear that the series would begin filming its third season before a fourth. Filming is underway for the premiere episode "The Empty Hearse," but what do the latest set photos and video reveal?
A few weeks ago, 'Sherlock' fans were overjoyed to hear that series stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman had already signed on for a fourth season, despite filming on season 3 having only just begun. Even with at least six more episodes confirmed for the future however, 'Sherlock's season 3 premiere will still have some major questions to answer regarding Sherlock Holmes' survival of "The Reichenbach Fall," so what do we learn from the season 3 premiere's title? Get the latest on 'Sherlock' season 3 inside!
Given the short-lived nature of British TV and the increasingly busy careers of 'Sherlock' stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, fans of the modern detective drama were overjoyed recently to learn that 'Sherlock' season 3 would begin production in the coming weeks, and likely debut this winter. Now, 'Sherlock' fans may have even more reason to celebrate, as Cumberbatch has confirmed the development of a fourth cycle, and potentially more to come!
Though it had seemed the mystery of BBC 'Sherlock's' "death" might go forever unresolved given the increasingly busy schedules of series stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, production has officially set a date for the long-awaited third cycle of the Steven Moffat series. Not all of 'Sherlock's' players will be present for the third series, however, so what will be different about the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes?
It's been some time since the head-scratching mystery cliffhanger of 'Sherlock's series 2 finale "The Reichenbach Fall," and it may be a while yet until we see the mystery solved in the delayed third series, but fans of the acclaimed BBC series have plenty of new clues to deduce in the meantime. For instance, what villains could potentially live up to the ominous threat of Jim Moriarty (Andrew Scott), and how might Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) be reunited? Get the latest scoop and photos from 'Sherlock' series 3 inside!
We sure hope mystery fans have been enjoying the inaugural season of CBS' 'Elementary,' because that might be the only 'Sherlock' fix they have for awhile. While British series typically take longer to produce and air, particularly those with such prolific stars as Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, new reports suggest that a third series of cult favorite 'Sherlock' may not air until late 2013, or even 2014 at the latest. What can we deduce is the cause of such a dastardly wait?
While there's certainly no stopping the release of 'Elementary' at this point, set to premiere on CBS less than a month from now on September 27, people still haven't stopped talking about its apparent similarity to BBC's Benedict Cumberbatch adaptation 'Sherlock.' And by "people," of course, we mean Benedict Cumberbatch himself! The 'Star Trek 2' star had even more to say about the backlash between the two, and this time he isn't so nice...
With 'Elementary' having been picked up to series over at the CBS's upfront presentation a few weeks ago, there's certainly no stopping the network from producing its modern-day Sherlock Holmes. But, just because the Jonny Lee Miller / Lucy Liu series is still moving forward, that doesn't mean the other modern-day Holmes adaptation 'Sherlock's creator doesn't still have something to say about it.
It happens just about every pilot season that one series winds up being compared to another for their apparent similarities. Just about every network sci-fi drama somehow gets measured up to be 'The Next 'LOST,'" and 'Smash' drew heavy 'Glee' comparisons at first, though very rarely a new pilot deals with the very same property as an existing show!
It happens all the time in America, but that doesn't mean the British have to be happy about it. A number of UK-originating series have made their way across the pond to be adapted for American TV, some more successfully than others, and now 'Sherlock' creator Steven Moffat has a bone to pick.