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Rachel McAdams voices doubts regarding her involvement in the upcoming sequel to 2009’s Sherlock Holmes.
Crimety, the Sherlock Holmes 2 news just keeps on coming. Yesterday we leant (with great learning joy) that Stephen Fry was to take the role of Holmes’s brother Mycroft in the Guy Richie sequel. Today, we have a Moriarty. Mad Men’s Jared Harris has bagged the role of the Sherlock’s arch-nemesis, apparently plucking the part away from the likes of Brad Pitt and Gary Oldman.
In the last ten years, British film directors have tweaked the gangster caper, invented the zom-rom-com, updated the monster film and charmed audiences/critics alike. So if you’re into top 10 film cheat sheets, let’s wallow in the top 10 British movies of the last ten years. Top hole!
Sherlock Holmes had so much potential. The Great Detective is deathless and compelling, and as sublimely paired with Doctor Watson as whiskey and getting dumped by text. Therefore, the obvious thing to do with this archetypal Englishman – reserved, clinical, supremely intelligent – is to hand his canon to a laddish director best known for marrying Madonna. Isn’t it?