Take a look at 22 brand new photos from the upcoming Sherlock Holmes which will hit theaters on December 25, 2009.
Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) has made his reputation finding the truth at the heart of the most complex mysteries. With the aid of Dr. John Watson (Jude Law), his trusted ally, the renowned “consulting detective” is unequaled in his pursuit of criminals of every stripe, whether relying on his singular powers of observation, his remarkable deductive skills, or the blunt force of his fists.
But now a storm is gathering over London, a threat unlike anything that Holmes has ever confronted… and just the challenge he’s looking for.
After a string of brutal, ritualistic murders, Holmes and Watson arrive just in time to save the latest victim and uncover the killer: the unrepentant Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). As he approaches his scheduled hanging, Blackwood—who has terrorized inmates and jailers alike with his seeming connection to dark and powerful forces—warns Holmes that death has no power over him and, in fact, his execution plays right into Blackwood’s plans.
And when, by all indications, Blackwood makes good on his promise, his apparent resurrection panics London and confounds Scotland Yard. But to Holmes, the game is afoot.
Racing to stop Blackwood’s deadly plot, Holmes and Watson plunge into a world of the dark arts and startling new technologies, where logic is sometimes the best crimefighting weapon… but where a good right hook will often do the job.
James Fox stars as Sir Thomas and Robert Downey Jr. stars as Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes
Guy Ritchie (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”, “Snatch”, RocknRolla) is directing from the script by Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham and Simon Kinberg.
The film also stars Kelly Reilly as his love interest Mary and Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler.
Robert Downey Jr. stars as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law stars as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes
Kelly Reilly stars as Mary Morstan and Jude Law stars as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes
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