Today we have the first two character posters for Warner Bros’ upcoming sequel “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
,” featuring Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.)
and Dr. John Watson (Jude Law
) with Professor Moriaty (Jared Harris
) and Sim (Noomi Rapace
) in the respective backgrounds.
Set in 1891 — a year after the last film’s events — the sequel shows Holmes continuing his pursuit of Professor Moriarty (played by Jared Harris
), who, if the investigator’s instincts are correct, might be the world’s first supervillain. Watson, meanwhile, is still trying to be a good partner to his love, Mary Morstan (Kelly Reilly
), while keeping Sherlock alive.
The movie also stars Stephen Fry, Gilles Lellouche
Sherlock Holmes 2,
once again directed by Guy Ritchie
, is scheduled to hit theaters on December 16th, 2011.
Sherlock Holmes 2 Poster, Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes 2 Poster, Jude Law as Dr. John Watson