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Robert Downey Jr confirms plans for Sherlock Holmes 3
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Robert Downey Jr confirms plans for Sherlock Holmes 3

Robert Downey Jr has confirmed that a third instalment of Sherlock Holmes is now in development. 

The actor was asked if there were plans for a third film during a Reddit AMA to promote his new thriller The Judge and confirmed that a third film in the series would be going ahead. 

Asked if there would be a Sherlock Holmes 3, he said: "Yes, we have a Sherlock 3 in development. We want it to be the best of the series, so that's a pretty tall order."

The second Sherlock Holmes film to star Downey Jr as Holmes and Jude Law as Dr Watson was released in 2011. Despite grossing over $545 million at the box office, a sequel has yet to be formally confirmed by Warner Brothers. 

The Judge, in which Downey Jr stars alongside Robert Duvall as a successful lawyer who is forced to return home to defend his estranged father against a murder charge, will be released into cinemas later this month 

 

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