Sherlock Holmes fans around the world are excitedly awaiting the Christmas release of the new Sherlock Holmes movie.
Director Guy Ritchie has based his movie on the unpublished novel by Lionel Wigram. Ritchie and Wigram give the viewing public a much more physically active Sherlock Holmes who is a master at boxing, martial arts and sword play.
The movie, simply titled Sherlock Holmes, stars Robert Downey, Jr. as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Dr. John Watson.
Other cast members include: Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler, Mark Strong as Lord Blackwood, James Fox as Sir Thomas, Kelly Reilly as Mary Morstan, Eddie Marsan as Inspector Lestrade, Hans Matheson as Lord Coward. Bronagh Gallagher as the Palm Reader, Geraldine James as Mrs. Hudson, William Hope as John Standish, William Houston as Constable Clark, Robert Maillet as Dredger, Robert Stone as the Prizefighter, Joe Egan as Big Joe, David Garrick as McMurdo, James A. Stephens as Captain Philips and Terry Taplin as the Groundskeeper.
Set in London in the year 1891, the movie has Detective Sherlock Holmes and his resolute partner Dr. Watson engaging in a battle of wits and brawn with Lord Blackwood a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. Blackwood is a dark robbed Satan worshiper responsible for the brutal deaths of at least 5 women with more demonic sacrifices on the horizon.
This film trailer released by Warner Brothers gives viewers a taste of this action packed Sherlock Holmes movie.