has been cast opposite Robert Downey Jr
. in Guy Ritchie
‘s “Sherlock Holmes
.” Rachel McAdams, Jude Law
and Mark Strong
are already among the Sherlock Holmes cast.
Marsan will portray Inspector Lestrade, a Scotland Yard detective and ally of Holmes.
Marsan, whose credits also include “Happy-Go-Lucky
,” “Miami Vice
,” “Mission: Impossible III
” and “Hancock
“I’m doing Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr. I play Inspector Lestrade. Holmes describes him as a man with no imagination.”
Speaking about how the movie will differ from previous incarnations, he added:
“Holmes and Watson are a lot younger, bohemian. It works. Reading the script, Robert Downey Jr. is just perfect for a modern-day Holmes. Also he’s a bit of totty, as well!”