TV News: Two More Series For SHERLOCK... At Least

Written by Paul Mount Tuesday, 12 March 2013

TV News

alt

Sherlock Holmes may be only borderline Starburst fodder (but let’s remember that Conan Doyle’s Great Detective’s published canon includes the supernaturally-slanted ‘The Hounds of the Baskervilles’ and ‘The Sussex Vampire’ and that the BBC Sherlock series stars Benedict (Star Trek Into Darkness) Cumberbatch and Martin (The Hobbit) Freeman, but we’ll take a chance and go for it anyway. The third series of Sherlock, created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, starts filming on March 18th for transmission later this year and star Cumberbatch (Holmes) has revealed that he and Freeman are already signed up for a fourth series of three ninety-minute TV episodes, presumably to screen next year subject to the commitments of both busy actors - and Moffat and Gatiss, of course who have a few other TV projects on the bubble at the moment.

Speaking at the South bank Awards show today Cumberbatch let slip that he and Freeman are on board for more adventures as the slick, modern-day Holmes and Watson partnership - signing the pair up for a fourth series was clearly an elementary decision (what???) for the BBC and Cumberbatch indicated that both stars would be happy to continue in their roles beyond the fourth series should their workload allow. 

Share your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as fully interactive iPad editions, loaded with multimedia, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

Click To Buy


Suggested Articles:
Last week, STARBURST caught up with Bryan Fuller, prolific US TV screenwriter and showrunner, most r
Following last week’s news that Michelle Yeoh was the first confirmed cast member for next year’
In some disappointing news, Kevin Smith has decided to depart the Buckaroo Banzai TV series that was
Over in the US, The CW’s DC superheroes shows are gearing up for a huge four-show crossover event
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner

      
      
 
...
 
 
...